Stainless Steel Surface Finishing

Stainless Steel Surface Finishing

Axium Process’ team of polishers are trained to provide the level of finish required by the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.

  • All polishing materials are certified free of animal derived products (TSE Free Certification available)
  • Finishes to 0.10µm Ra
  • Bead blasting, mirror and electropolishing options

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SURFACE MEASUREMENTS

NOMINAL
GRIT
RA
MEASUREMENT
TYPICAL APPLICATIONS AND TECHNIQUES
 Micron
(micrometer)
Micro-inch
 802.5100Dull polish – applicable for tube, bends and tees in general food processing subject to daily cleaning in place (CIP). Normal abrasive techniques achieve this.
 1001.248
1201.040
1500.832Satin polish – used by high end food and beverage plants, cosmetics, toiletries and with standard pharmaceutical and biotechnology applications. Easier to CIP. Sequential use of abrasives is required.
1800.624
2400.520
3200.416Bright polish – Top end pharmaceutical (water for injection), high value biotechnology materials, semi-conductors, solvents and pure gases. Abrasives plus electropolishing normally required.
5000.1 - 0.24 - 8

ITCS ManagerStainless Steel Surface Finishing