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Rust Preventives

Rust preventives 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.
Form: Liquid
Apply by: Spray, tank
When applied on steel, Oakite NRP leaves a dry film for indoor rust prevention. Provides up to 6 months indoor protection.
Form: Liquid
Apply by: Spray
Geo-Guard 4021 is a water-based cleaner and rust inhibitor for steel and aluminum, which is non-caustic and contains no nitrites. Provides up to 30 days indoor protection.
Form: Liquid
Apply by: Spray
Cleans and Rust Inhibits: Ferrous substrates. Provides up to 2 weeks indoor protection.
Form: Liquid
Apply by: Spray
This water-based cleaner and rust preventive replaces oil and solvent-based rust preventives and leaves a clear, protective coating that will dry to touch in 30 minutes at ambient conditions. Primarily designed for ferrous metals. Provides up to 6 months indoor protection.
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.
Form: Liquid
Apply by: Spray
Tech Clean 7610M is a non-phosphated cleaner and rust preventive used to remove light to medium soils on ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Provides up to 6 months indoor protection.
Form: Liquid
Apply by: Spray
This water-based rust preventive replaces oil and solvent-based rust preventives and leaves a clear, protective coating that will dry to touch in 30 minutes at ambient condition. Provides up to 6 months indoor protection.
Form: Liquid
Apply by: Spray
This water-based rust preventive replaces oil and solvent-based rust preventives and leaves a clear, protective coating that will dry to touch in 30 minutes at ambient condition. Provides up to 6 months indoor protection.
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.
Form: Liquid
Apply by: Spray, immersion
Excellent rust preventive for medium-term protection. Recommended for leak testers due to long term stability and clarity. Provides up to 6 months indoor protection.
Form: Liquid
Apply by: Spray, immersion
Mildly alkaline multi-metal cleaner/rust preventive used to remove light oils, buffing, drawing compounds, and metalworking fluids. Provides up to 3 months indoor protection.

Emulsions

Form: Liquid
Apply by: Spray, immersion
At temperatures as low as 16°C (60°F), low-foaming Oakite 398 LT effectively removes fabricating soils on most metals including steel, stainless steel, zinc, copper, brass and magnesium and leaves a temporary corrosion resistant film. Provides up to 6 months indoor protection.
Form: Liquid
Apply by: Spray, tank
Low-temperature, low-foaming solvent emulsion metal cleaner used as low as 16°C (60°F); leaves a temporary corrosion resistant film on ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Provides up to 6 months indoor protection.
Form: Liquid
Apply by: Immersion, tank spray
Protexo 1125 is a complex, polymer-based rust inhibitor for ferrous surfaces that dries to a non-tacky coating within one hour after application. It provides effective, mid-term indoor rust protection under highly humid conditions. Provides up to 6 months indoor protection.
Form: Liquid
Apply by: Dip, brush
Oakite 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 Oakite CrysCoat-and-Oil process. Provides up to 4 months indoor protection.
Form: Liquid
Apply by: Dip, brush
Oakite 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 Oakite CrysCoat-and-Oil process. Provides up to 4 months indoor protection.
Form: Liquid
Apply by: Low pressure spray, immersion
Oil-based emulsion cleaner/rust preventive removes a wide variety of typical manufacturing soils. Provides up to 4 months indoor protection.

Solvent/Oil

Form: Liquid
Apply by: Immersion
Protech 36205 is barium free, solvent-based water displacing corrosion preventive that provides a long lasting, thin residual film on both ferrous and non-ferrous parts. Protech 36205 was specifically formulated to be compatible with refrigerant systems used in the compressor industry. Provides up to 1 year indoor protection.
Form: Liquid
Apply by: Immersion, spray
Protech 1300 is a solvent-based water displacing rust preventive that provides a long lasting, thin residual film on ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Provides up to 6 months indoor protection.
Form: Liquid
Apply by: Spray, immersion, brush
Approvals: MIL-C16173, Type II
Rustproof 4002 protects steel parts from oxidation and corrosion for up to 5 years when stored indoors and a minimum of 1 year in covered outdoor storage.
Form: Liquid
Apply by: Dip, brush, roll-coat
Designed to provide long-term, indoor rust protection for ferrous and non-ferrous parts, Oakite Ryconox 20M can be applied to parts while they are still wet, eliminating hot rinses or drying operations. Provides up to 1 year indoor protection.
Form: Liquid
Apply by: Dip, brush, non-atomizing spray
Useful for protecting food processing equipment during seasonal shutdowns, Oakite Special Protective Oil is non-emulsifiable, non-staining, and water-displacing. Machined metal parts between operations, finished metal parts, and tools in storage also benefit from its use. Provides up to 6 months indoor protection.
Form: Liquid
Apply by: Immersion
Protech 1440CA is an oil-based, water-displacing rust preventive that produces a long lasting film on both ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Provides up to 6 months indoor protection.

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

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