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Rust Preventives Products from Chemetall are the best line of defense against rust. We offer synthetic, emulsion and solvent/oil-based protection against moisture and other contaminants, thus prolonging the life of your valued product.

Chemetall provides a complete line of Rust Preventive products to meet all of your corrosion protection requirements ranging from short to mid to long-term. The product you need is here at Chemetall.

Synthetics

Form: Liquid
Apply by: Spray
When temporary indoor rust inhibition is needed, choose Gardoclean A 5502. It is a cleaner/rust inhibitor designed for in-process metal fabrication operations.
Form: Liquid
Apply by: Spray, tank
Gardoclean A 5548 is a nitrite-free liquid cleaner/rust inhibitor designed for in-process metal fabrication and heat treating operations leaving a dry, protective film. Provides up to 6 months indoor protection.
NRP is a liquid alkaline product formulated to leaves a dry film for indoor rust prevention when applied on steel parts. NRP may be applied by immersion or spray and is extremely low foaming. The film is transparent and compatible with most welding operations. In some applications parts treated with NRP can be painted with acceptable results, but pretesting should be performed in advance. NRP can be easily removed with mild alkaline cleaners or in some applications with a water rinse.
Geo-Guard 4021 is a water-based, combination cleaner and rust inhibitor (when left unrinsed.) It is non-caustic and contains no nitrites. Geo-Guard 4021 will provide corrosion protection for up to 90 days on parts stored indoors. Geo-Guard 4021 cleans steel and aluminum parts and provides in-process rust protection.
Permatreat 435 is a liquid alkaline cleaner specifically formulated for cleaning parts between machining operations and prior to assembly. It is designed to remove a variety of soils from ferrous substrates and provide short-term rust protection. This product is low foaming and can be used at ambient temperature.
Protech 1999LCMS is a liquid, cleaner/rust inhibitor for multi metal applications. This water-based product is a significant advancement in anti-corrosion technology that replaces solvent and oil-based corrosion preventives.
Form: Liquid
Apply by: Spray
This multi-metal cleaner provides rust protection on ferrous metals and can be applied at temperatures as low as 110°F. Provides up to 2 weeks indoor protection.
Tech Clean 7610 is a concentrated, low-foaming, spray-wash cleaner formulated for use on all metals. It can be used within a wide temperature range, is non-phosphated, and contains biodegradable surfactants, which provide excellent rinsability. Tech Clean 7610 can be used prior to painting, plating, phosphating and also in immersion, tumbling and vibratory finishing applications. Alkaline spray cleaner designed to remove light to medium soils and provide in-process corrosion protection to ferrous and non-ferrous parts.
Tech Clean 7610M is a concentrated, low-foaming, spray-wash cleaner formulated for use on all metals. It can be used within a wide temperature range, is non-phosphated, and contains biodegradable surfactants, which provide excellent rinsability. Tech Clean 7610M can be used prior to painting, plating, phosphating and also in immersion, tumbling and vibratory finishing applications. Alkaline spray cleaner designed to remove light to medium soils and provide in-process corrosion protection to ferrous and non-ferrous parts.
Protech 1999C is a liquid, corrosion inhibitor primarily for ferrous metals, but can also be used in multimetal systems. This water-based product is a significant advancement in anti-corrosion technology that replaces solvent and oil-based corrosion preventives. Once applied, the clear protective coating will dryto-touch, typically within 30 minutes at ambient conditions. Protech 1999C is ideal for in plant corrosion protection and for protected shipments. Residues can be easily removed with mild alkaline cleaners.
Protech 1999LC is a liquid, corrosion inhibitor primarily for ferrous metals, but, can also be used in multi-metal systems. This water-based product is a significant advancement in anti-corrosion technology that replaces solvent and oil-based corrosion preventives. Once applied, the clear protective coating will dry-to-touch, typically within 30 minutes at ambient conditions. Protech 1999LC is ideal for in plant corrosion protection and for protected shipments. Residues can be easily removed with mild alkaline cleaners.
Form: Liquid
Apply by: Spray, immersion, manual
Oil free Gardotect CP 8040 is a multi-metal safe cleaner/corrosion inhibitor designed to impart a dry-to-the-touch film, while providing superior indoor corrosion protection. It is a replacement for water and oil-based rust preventives and dramatically extends indoor protection for steel, aluminum and zinc-alloy work pieces without the use of petroleum. The product is an ideal choice after machining, between fabrication and inspection operations, during indoor storage, and while transporting. Provides up to 30 days indoor protection.
Protech 1650 is a water extendible corrosion inhibitor formulated to provide excellent in-process corrosion protection on multi-metal applications. This product deposits an imperceptible, monomolecular film, which is easily removed using mild alkaline cleaner. Protech 1650 was developed for spray applications where low foam is a primary requirement.
Texo Kleen 1704 is a mildly alkaline, liquid multi-metal cleaner/degreaser that contains a rust inhibitor, and can be used to remove light oils, buffing, drawing and heading compounds and metal-working fluids from steel, aluminum, brass, bronze, copper, zinc, and stainless steel surfaces. Texo Kleen 1704 is a single-stage cleaner/rust preventative used primarily in recirculating spray washers. The other major use is as a vibratory compound in mass finishing vibratory equipment.
Gardo Protect 9484/1 is a water-based, synthetic rust preventive which is designed to meet tough environmental issues. This non-oil chemistry is a significant advancement in anti-corrosion technology that replaces the old standard solvent and oil-based rust preventives. Gardo Protect 9484/1 provides the added flexibility to customize the length of time rust protection is required on ferrous metal parts, based on the product's wide dilution range capabilities. Once applied, the clear protective coatings will dry-to-touch within 30 minutes at ambient conditions. Gardo Protect 9484/1 is formulated for hard water stability and will not floc out or separate in solution.
Gardoclean R 5747 is a water-based, combination cleaner and rust inhibitor (when left unrinsed). It is non-caustic and contains no nitrites. Gardoclean R 5747 will provide corrosion protection for up to 90 days on parts stored indoors. Gardoclean R 5747 cleans steel and aluminum parts and provides in-process rust protection. Formally sold as GeoGuard 4021.

Emulsions

Primarily designed for use in single and two-stage spray washers at energy-efficient temperatures as low as 16°C (60°F), low-foaming Oakite 398 LT effectively removes many moderate soils from metal surfaces. Included are stamping oils, lapping oils, drawing oils, machining oils, metal chips, finger marks and other fabricating soils.
Primarily designed for use in single- and two-stage spray washers at energy-efficient temperatures as low as 16°C (60°F), low-foaming OAKITE 498 DFW effectively removes many moderate soils from metal surfaces. Included are stamping oils, lapping oils, drawing oils, machining oils, metal chips, finger marks and other fabricating soils.
Protexo 1125 is a complex polymer-based rust inhibitor. Protexo 1125 develops a water-resistant coating on steel. Protexo 1125 dries to a non-tacky coating within one hour after application. Protexo 1125 is water-based rust preventative, has no flash point and produces no irritating or dangerous solvent fumes as is common with many other rust inhibiting compounds. Protexo 1125 provides effective, long-term indoor rust protection under highly humid conditions. In addition to the ease of spray or immersion application, Protexo 1125 offers a neutral pH and low VOC content.
Rust Preventive 1 is an emulsifiable, mildly alkaline material for preventing rust on steel and protecting non-ferrous metal surfaces. It is most effective applied over conversion coatings for long term protection, and is well suited as the final step in the CrysCoat-and-Oil process. Excellent results are obtained when Rust Preventive 1 is applied over conversion coatings such as CrysCoat XH or CrysCoat OC. Rust Preventive 1 may be applied either by dip, or brush.
Rust Preventive 2 is an emulsifiable, mildly alkaline material for preventing rust on steel and protecting non-ferrous metal surfaces. It is most effective applied over conversion coatings for long term protection, and is well suited as the final step in the CrysCoat-and-Oil process. Excellent results are obtained when Rust Preventive 2 is applied over conversion coatings such as CrysCoat XH or CrysCoat OC. Rust Preventive 2 may be applied either by dip, or brush.
Oakite 98 is an emulsified concentrate with moderate cleaning ability and properties which provide a temporary indoor anti-rust film for ferrous metals, and anti-oxidation film for non-ferrous metals. It is primarily for use in single- or two-stage washing machines, but may be applied in a tank or by portable spraying equipment.
Gardorol CP 8028 is a complex polymer-based rust inhibitor. Gardorol CP 8028 develops a water-resistant coating on steel. Gardorol CP 8028 dries to a non-tacky coating within one hour after application. Gardorol CP 8028 is water-based rust preventative, has no flash point and produces no irritating or dangerous solvent fumes as is common with many other rust inhibiting compounds. Gardorol CP 8028 provides effective, long-term indoor rust protection under highly humid conditions. In addition to the ease of pump up spray or immersion application, Gardorol CP 8028 offers a near neutral pH and low VOC content.

Solvent/Oil

Protech 36205 is barium free, solvent-based water displacing corrosion preventive formulated to provide exceptional long-term indoor protection. This product deposits a long lasting, thin residual film, which is easily removed using an alkaline cleaner. Protech 36205 will provide protection to both ferrous and non-ferrous parts for up to 12 months indoor storage. Protech 36205 was specifically formulated to be compatible with refrigerant systems used in the compressor industry.
Protech 1300 is solvent-based water displacing corrosion preventive formulated to provide exceptional long-term indoor protection. This product deposits a long lasting, thin residual film, which is easily removed using an alkaline cleaner. Protech 1300 will provide protection to both ferrous and non-ferrous parts for up to 12 months indoor storage.
Rustproof 4002 protectS steel parts from oxidation and corrosion for up to 2 years, when steel parts are properly stored indoors, and it will protect parts in covered outdoor storage. Rustproof 4002 leaves a brown semi-hard, grease-type film on the parts and is extremely resistant to corrosive atmospheres. This heavy-duty rust preventive meets and exceeds military specification MIL-C 16173, Type ll.
Ryconox 20M is a high flash, water displacing rust preventive. It is designed to provide long term, indoor rust protection for ferrous and non-ferrous parts. Due to its water displacing properties, it can be applied to parts while they are still wet, eliminating hot rinses or drying operations. Ryconox 20M is used for inhibiting corrosion and rust on parts between operations or on finished parts during storage or shipment.
Special Protective Oil is a non-emulsifiable, non-staining, water-displacing rust preventive for machined metal parts between operations, finished metal parts and tools in storage, magnetic particle inspected parts and sand-blasted surfaces.
Protech 1440CA is an oil-based, water-displacing corrosion preventive formulated to provide exceptional long-term protection. This product deposits a long lasting oily film that is easily removed using an alkaline cleaner or vapor degreaser. Protech 1440CA will provide protection to both ferrous and non-ferrous parts for up to 12 months indoor storage. Protech 1440CA was developed for dip applications, especially if water- displacing properties are needed. Spraying or flow coating is acceptable when necessary.
Gardo Protect 36205 is a barium free, solvent-based water displacing corrosion preventive formulated to provide exceptional long-term indoor protection. This product deposits a long lasting, thin residual film, which is easily removed using an alkaline cleaner. Gardo Protect 36205 will provide protection to both ferrous and non-ferrous parts for up to 12 months indoor storage. Gardo Protect 36205 was specifically formulated to be compatible with refrigerant systems used in the compressor industry.
Gardo Protect 20M is a high flash point, water displacing rust preventive. It is designed to provide long term, indoor rust protection for ferrous and non-ferrous parts. Due to its water displacing properties, it can be applied to parts while they are still wet, eliminating hot rinses or drying operations. Gardo Protect 20M is used for inhibiting corrosion and rust on parts between operations or on finished parts during storage or shipment.
Gardorol CP 8019 is solvent-based water displacing corrosion preventive formulated to provide exceptional long-term indoor protection, and limited short term outdoor protection. This product deposits a long lasting, thin residual film, which is easily removed using an alkaline cleaner. Gardorol CP 8019 will provide protection to both ferrous and non-ferrous parts, providing in excess of 12 months indoor storage under typical plant conditions. Gardorol CP 8019 is formulated to perform effectively when applied to both phosphated and bare components.

For recommendations for rust preventives offering outdoor protection, please contact your local Chemetall Technical Service Representative.

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