US metal coating manufacturer Cortec says its VpCI-368 coating has just become more powerful with the addition of extra Vapour phase Corrosion Inhibitors.
VpCI-368 provides protection to metal substrates exposed to harsh outdoor conditions. The dark brown viscous liquid dries into a firm moisture-displacing wax-like film that can be removed by mineral spirits or alkaline cleaners. The film can be used for a variety of applications where heavy-duty corrosion protection is needed.
VpCI-368 has an extensive record of use for mothballing and layup of equipment, protection of shipments, and preservation of spares.
Now, VpCI-368 EVP (Extra Vapour Protection) is also available for application in complex, sealed spaces where a greater concentration of vapour inhibitor is beneficial. The extra dose of Cortec VpCI vaporizes from the coating, fills the enclosed space, and adsorbs on difficult-to-reach surfaces. This is helpful on applications such as pipe internals where it is challenging to thoroughly cover all metal substrates.
VpCI-368 EVP is UV resistant and passes 900-1500 hours of ASTM B-117 intense salt spray testing applied at 2-3 mils on carbon steel. It also provides multi-metal protection on stainless steel, copper, aluminum, and cast iron. The cured film is heat stable up to 392°F (200°C) and is commercially equivalent to MIL-PRF-16173E (Grades 1 and 2). It can be applied by spray or brush.
Cortec’s VpCI-368 EVP can be used for a variety of applications where heavy-duty corrosion protection is needed.
By Jake Frith
A really exciting opportunity has arisen to join one of the leading Marine and Environmental compani... Read more
Reports to the Operations Manager in region. Presides over the crew of his ship. The size of the cre... Read more
ABP is the UK’s leading port operator, with a unique network of 21 ports across England, Scotland an... Read more
Camarc Design is based in the UK and is one of Europe’s leadings small craft design firms specialisi... Read more
We are looking for an experienced Multimedia Designer to join a busy Marketing Department based in F... Read more