Tool Steel & Electropolishing

Can tool steels be electropolished?

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Q. Can tool steels be electropolished? B. C.


A. The simple answer to your question is yes, tool steels can be electropolished. There is a good discussion in the book, Electropolishing Engineering Handbook, 4th edition, edited by Lawrence J. Durney. The book is available at You can also find information on electropolishing of these materials by doing a search on the Internet under the term electropolishing, tool steels. 

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