The world’s first dry electropolishing system, DLyte can automatise, simplify, and standardise metal post-processing for your business in Singapore – delivering improved finishing results compared to traditional polishing systems.

Working with some of the most common industrial metals and alloys such as brass, copper, stainless steel, and aluminium, Creatz3D’s DLyte electropolishing machines can achieve surface smoothing and high gloss polishing through grinding, rounding and deburring.

Macro sequence of a DLyte polishing process from start to finish.


Electropolishing is a metal finishing process used to enhance the smoothness, brightness, and cleanliness of metal surfaces, such as those made of brass, stainless steel and others. Unlike traditional mechanical polishing techniques such as grinding or milling, electropolishing works on a microscopic level, removing ions from the metal surface through an electrochemical process.

Macro sequence of a DLyte polishing process from start to finish.

Typically, the object to be polished is made of the anode and immersed in a specially formulated electrolyte solution. When a direct electrical current is applied, metal ions are removed from the object’s surface, smoothing out microscopic peaks and valleys. This method of polishing not only enhances the aesthetic appearance but also improves corrosion resistance and removes surface contaminants.

One of the distinct advantages of electropolishing is its ability to selectively target high points on the metal surface, which contributes to a uniform and superior finish. This is achieved through a film of varying thickness that covers the surface of the metal during the process. The electrical resistance is minimised where the film is thinnest, resulting in a faster rate of metallic dissolution at those points.

Electropolishing is often considered the reverse of electroplating and is widely used in industries like medical, automotive, and aerospace for its ability to produce parts with highly specific surface finishes. This method is valuable for applications requiring high levels of hygiene and corrosion resistance, making it a preferred choice for enhancing both the functional and aesthetic qualities of metal components.

DLyte’s electropolishing technology stands out as it does not use any liquid electrolyte solution in the process. DLyte machines combine the electrical flow created by a high-precision rectifier with the movement of the pieces through solid electropolishing media to remove part roughness.

The result – desirable homogenous surface finishing of the aesthetic metal part without any impurities and surface imperfections. Achieve a mirror finish of polished metal parts including brass, copper, aluminium and others, which is not possible with other polish machines. Creatz3D is the exclusive distributor of DLyte metal polishing machines in Singapore,Malaysia, Vietnam, and Indonesia.

Macro sequence of a DLyte polishing process from start to finish.


In medical and pharmaceutical applications, sanitation is paramount. Traditional stainless steel surfaces may have microscopic rough spots where harmful microbes or soils can hide. This poses a challenge for effective sterilisation. Electropolishing, however, eradicates these microscopic imperfections, making it easier to fully sterilise the equipment. By employing a controlled electrochemical process, the metal’s surface is meticulously smoothed, ensuring that contaminants have nowhere to reside. The reduced risk of contamination ensures the overall safety of patients and the purity of pharmaceutical products.

Appearance matters significantly, particularly in medical settings where tools must not only be clean but also appear. Electropolishing leaves a bright, reflective, and uniform surface without fine lines or scratches, enhancing the aesthetic appeal of medical tools. This clean and polished appearance helps instil confidence in both medical professionals and patients regarding the sterility of the tools and equipment.

The smooth surface achieved through electropolishing is not just aesthetically pleasing but functional, especially in complex medical machinery. The microscopic levelling of peaks and valleys reduces friction, helping to prevent mechanical problems such as galling and seizing of equipment. This is particularly valuable in intricate mechanisms, like thin, thread-like materials. The reduction of friction translates into less wear and tear, prolonging the life of parts, enhancing performance, and contributing to the efficiency and reliability of machinery. This can lead to reduced maintenance costs and greater operational continuity.

Metal forming processes like welding can leave sharps and burrs on the surface of stainless steel objects. These imperfections can pose safety risks, especially in sensitive settings like medical and pharmaceutical environments. Electropolishing is a precise method that can strip these sharps and burrs, making the metal safer for manual use. By smoothing these rough edges, electropolishing helps prevent minor injuries and accidental contamination risks. It’s an essential step to ensure that medical instruments are safe to handle and do not inadvertently cause harm.

The reshaping of stainless steel parts might leave microscopic fissures or cracks on the surface. These seemingly insignificant flaws can become weak points that compromise the structural integrity of the parts. Electropolishing removes surface layers, including these microscopic fissures, strengthening the structure of stainless steel parts. By eliminating these minor flaws, electropolishing makes the parts more resilient and durable, extending their service life.


All DLyte systems incorporate intuitive, easy-to-use software with predefined programs that are adjusted to the polishing needs of each metal piece due to its geometry, material, or customer needs.

DLyte Electropolishing Solutions are available in 3 different series to adapt to all needs across industries in Singapore:
Dental | Healthcare | Industrial


DCreatz3D’s machines employ DLyte technology that uses proprietary polishing media consisting of solid particles (electrolyte) of different sizes for the most common metals and alloys in the Singapore industry, such as Cobalt Chrome, Stainless Steel, Carbon Steel, Nickel Alloys, Copper Alloys, Titanium, and Nitinol.

This is by no means an exhaustive list but gives you an indication of possible applications with DLyte:

Blisks, Stators, Blades, Manifolds, Brackets, Guide Vanes, Bearings, Gears
Impellers, Shafts, Gears, Bearings, Joint balls, Fuel Injectors, Brake parts, Luxury Inserts
Implants, Instruments, Prosthetic Parts, Hearing Aid, Needle
Moulds, Dies, Precision Parts, Cutting Tools, Engine Parts, Watch Case
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The medical and dental device sectors require clinically proven processes and products that are compliant with demanding safety regulations.

In a study made in accordance with the specifications of standard UNE-EN-ISO 10993-5:2009, DLyte has proven the biocompatibility of parts that are polished with their systems that meet the acceptance criteria.


For various industries in Singapore, many applications require surface treatment to be performed after metal polishing to comply with corrosion resistance requirements. A study shows that DLyte achieves better corrosion resistance compared to liquid electropolishing.


Leverage the best electropolishing machines with Creatz3D to give your organisation a competitive edge today. Equipped with more than 20 years of technical experience, we remain the choice for 3D printing services for many companies in Singapore.

Discover the advantages of integrating electropolishing into your current manufacturing methods today. Get in touch with us to learn about dry electropolishing machines in detail.


Electropolishing stainless steel serves several purposes. First, it enhances the appearance of the metal, imparting a bright and lustrous finish. Second, it improves corrosion resistance by removing surface imperfections and contaminants, leaving behind a smooth and uniform surface. Additionally, it improves the hygiene of the stainless steel, making it less prone to bacterial growth and easier to clean.

When it comes to the best method for polishing stainless steel, electropolishing often stands out as a superior choice. Unlike mechanical polishing, which might leave behind micro-scratches and other imperfections, electropolishing uniformly removes the surface layer, achieving a mirror-like finish. Its precise control and ability to reach complex geometries make it ideal for many industrial applications. When it comes to polishing stainless steel, Creatz3D, a metal 3D printing company in Singapore, offers DLyte electropolishing machines that run on advanced technology specifically tailored to enhance stainless steel polishing processes.

Regarding food safety, electropolished stainless steel is generally considered safe for food-related uses. The smooth, defect-free surface created through electropolishing eliminates crevices where bacteria might harbour, ensuring a sanitary surface. This is why electropolished stainless steel is often used in food processing equipment and utensils. It complies with strict hygiene standards, contributing to its preferred status in the food industry. In conclusion, electropolishing is not only an effective method for enhancing the aesthetic and functional properties of stainless steel but also ensures its suitability for food-safe applications.


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