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Nitinol

Process StepProductDescription
Step 1: Pre-CleanMicroClean™ TiDegreaser+, designed to remove soils that could interfere with subsequent processes
Step 2: DeoxidizeTi Pickling Solution™Mildly acidic, free of hydrofluoric acid
Step 2: DeoxidizeMicroClean™ EV3Strongly acidic, free of hydrofluoric acid
Step 2: DeoxidizeMicroClean™ BSStrongly acidic, with hydrofluoric acid
Step 2: DeoxidizeMicroPolish™Strongly acidic, with hydrofluoric acid, inhibited, mild polishing action, relatively more aggressive
Step 2: DeoxidizeMicroClean™ 2160Moderately acidic, free of hydrofluoric acid
Step 2: DeoxidizeMicroClean™ 2151Moderately acidic, free of hydrofluoric acid
Step 2: DeoxidizeMicroPolish™ IIStrongly acidic, with hydrofluoric acid, inhibited, mild polishing action, relatively less aggressive
Step 2: DeoxidizeMicroClean™ 2150Moderately acidic, free of hydrofluoric acid
Step 2: DeoxidizeMicroClean™ MVStrongly acidic, with hydrofluoric acid, inhibited, more aggressive
Step 3: ElectropolishElectroPolish NF™Room temperature electropolishing chemistry, organic
Step 3: ElectropolishNitinol ElectroPolish™Standard electropolish containing 70% Methanol/30% Sulfuric Acid; this product requires cooling to very low temperatures
Step 3: ElectropolishElectroPolish Ti2™Room temperature electropolishing chemistry, organic
Step 3: ElectropolishElectroPolish 2152Electropolish for Titanium and Titanium Alloys

Cobalt Chrome

Process StepProductDescription
Step 1: Pre-CleanMicroClean™ TiDegreaser+, designed to remove soils that could interfere with subsequent processes
Step 2: DeoxidizeCoCr Cleaner™Strongly acidic, for light oxide
Step 2: DeoxidizeAlkaline Descale™A strongly oxidizing surface conditioner designed to descale cobalt/chromium and other chromium based alloys before chemical polishing or electropolishing
Step 2: DeoxidizeDescale Remover™An acidic chemistry that removes smut and residual metal oxide solubilized by Aklaline Descale
Step 3: ElectropolishCoCr ElectropolishAcidic electropolish chemistry

Titanium Grade 5

Process StepProductDescription
Step 1: Pre-CleanMicroClean™ TiDegreaser+, designed to remove soils that could interfere with subsequent processes
Step 2: DeoxidizeMicroClean™ 2160Moderately acidic, free of hydrofluoric acid
Step 2: DeoxidizeMicroClean™ 2151Moderately acidic, free of hydrofluoric acid
Step 2: DeoxidizeMicroClean™ 2150Moderately acidic, free of hydrofluoric acid
Step 2: DeoxidizeChemPolish Ti6Al4V™Strongly acidic, with hydrofluoric acid, inhibited
Step 3: ElectropolishElectroPolish NF™Room temperature electropolishing chemistry, organic
Step 3: ElectropolishElectroPolish Ti2™Room temperature electropolishing chemistry, organic
Step 3: ElectropolishElectroPolish 2152Electropolish for Titanium and Titanium Alloys

Stainless Steel

Process StepProductDescription
Step 1: Pre-CleanMicroClean™ TiDegreaser+, designed to remove soils that could interfere with subsequent processes
Step 2: CleanChemPolish™ RLAcidic chemistry for cleaning, polishing and passivating 300 series stainless steel
Step 2: CleanChemPolish™ SSAcidic chemistry for polishing and passivating 300 series stainless steel
Step 3: ElectropolishElectroPolish 5000™Acidic electropolish chemistry

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RBP is the preferred chemical processes partner for Implant Medical Devices including Nitinol and Chrome Alloy medical implants, like stents and joints.


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