"Citric acid passivation of stainless steel"


"Are their any advantages/disadvantages to passivting 300-series stainless steels with citric acid vs. nitric acid? Any information would be greatly appreciated!"


Citric acid is commonly used for removing ferrous contaminents than for passivating. Nitric acid is more appropriate as a passivating solution.


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