Passivate per AMS QQ-P-35, Type VI

Passivation is a chemical process whereby free iron is removed from the surface of stainless steel, insuring that the metal will not rust in a corrosive environment. Elite Metal Finishing offers nitric acid based passivating, as called out in most industry specifications.



  • Precsion masking for selective surface passivation
  • Salt spray corrosion testing per ASTM B117
  • High temperature passivation
  • Critical handling (superfinished surfaces)