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To render less activated, so as to diminish the activation of cells or cell surfaces.
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Brighten, deburr, size and passivate your parts all in one operation.
Titanium Electropolishing and Color Anodizing: Deburr, passivate, and improve surface finish on your parts while providing easy identification.
The new ASP+ module, which removes the photoresist and passivates after metal etching, is an enhanced version of Applied Materials' proven Advanced Strip and Passivation chamber.