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by Ron Joseph

July, 2003

Passivation of 10/10 or 10/18 steel

Q. Can you passivate 10/10 or 10/18 steel?

A. Quite honestly I don't have an answer. As you probably know most steels can be passivated, but some alloys are more difficult to passivate than others. I suggest that you call Henkel Surface Technologies, or visit their website for an answer. Here is their website:,31&page=ProductGroups%5FMetal&layout=1

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