Passivation is a chemical processing service in which metals are treated to inhibit surface corrosion. Our experts provide passivation testing services for materials and components to ensure that they are properly protected from the elements.
Much like the natural oxidation of copper, passivation works by applying a layer of oxide to a material, protecting it from developing rust and other defects. An important part of metals processing, passivation helps extend the life and integrity of products across sectors.
Our Passivation Services
Element’s passivation services can ensure that metallic materials are properly treated to avoid corrosion and other defects. Our experts can perform services to a variety of different specifications, and have experience with aerospace, defense, automotive, oil and gas and other commercial applications.
Our labs are equipped to provide a variety of chemical processing services, including passivation, on a range of metals and alloys. Our experts can help you decide which process is most beneficial for your materials, and can design a unique plan to best suit your needs.
For more information about our passivation services, contact an expert today.
making certain for nearly 190 years
More from Element
Element’s corrosion testing laboratories provide complete corrosion testing services to many industries, including salt spray, cyclic corrosion, pitting testing, and more.
Paint & Coating Material Testing Services
Our experts help ensure that you have the correct coatings for your products, helping them withstand even the most extreme environments.
Find out more about our metallurgical testing expertise and our comprehensive range services, from grain size analysis to fractography.
Learn more about our laboratories - where they are located; the unique capabilities they have and how they can help you solve your technical and commercial challenges.
FIND A LABORATORY