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What is ASTM A380

Industry standard specs are used by a variety of our clients across a variety of fields. While the types of industries may range, what is expected from each spec remains the same. These industry specs work as an efficient way for our staff to recognize exactly what is expected of them from our clients.

ASTM A380 is the federal compliance spec for Stainless Steel Passivation. The spec includes procedural standards for the cleaning, descaling, and passivation of stainless steel.

Benefits of ASTM A380 Passivation

Stainless steel alloys passivated in compliance with ASTM A380 will gain the following benefits:

  • Clean Surface
  • Prevents Contamination
  • Corrosion Resistance
  • No Dimensional Change
  • Cost Effective
  • Low Maintenance
  • And More