New AMS 2700 Revision D on Passivation of Corrosion Resistant Steels just released

There’s a new AMS 2700 Revision D available.  Titled “Passivation of Corrosion Resistant Steels,” the document covers the requirements for a process to assure removal of free iron or other less noble contaminants from the surfaces of corrosion resistant steel parts.

The document is part of the AMS (Aerospace Material Specifications) series.  The new edition was generated to correct errors reported by users.  It replaces the AMS 2700 Revision C, which is now obsolete.  It is 15 pages in length and is dated 7/2011.

The processes used in this specification are usually used to dissolve tramp metallic elements from the surfaces of corrosion resistant steels to improve their corrosion resistance.  However, other uses for the specification are also acceptable.

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