Cortec introduces EcoFog corrosion inhibitor for recessed spaces

(ST. PAUL, Minn.) — Recessed spaces are easily missed by common corrosion inhibitors, leaving areas exposed to the dangerous effects of corrosion. Cortec Corp. introduces a new product in corrosion protection to reach these hidden areas: EcoFog VpCI-309 Nano. This patent-pending product is a vapor phase corrosion inhibiting (VpCI) powder designed to protect ferrous metals in hard-to-reach recessed areas, interior cavities and voids. Due to the submicron particles, it diffuses faster, travels longer distances, and has a much larger specific surface area compared to a product with larger-sized particles. EcoFog VpCI-309 Nano offers VpCI protection with unique physiochemical advantages, making it an extremely efficient method to treat hard-to-reach spaces within an enclosed space.

Cortec EcoFog VpCI-309 Nano utilizes Cortec’s patented VpCI technology to provide a monomolecular inhibiting layer on products. EcoFog VpCI-309 Nano Powder is easy to apply with little or no surface preparation needed and provides superior protection to ferrous metals including carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum. This product does not contain silicates, phosphates, nitrites or heavy metals and provides up to 24 months of continuous protection. EcoFog VpCI-309 Nano does not affect the physical properties of the product and can be removed by air gun or water rinse.

Applications include tubular structures, pipes, vessels and turbines; internal surfaces of compressors, turbines, engines, tanks, boilers and heat exchangers; dry lay-up of closed circuit cooling systems; equipment protection after hydrostatic testing; and parts, components and completed assemblies during shipping and storage.

EcoFog VpCI-309 Nano is available in 5-pound (2.3 kg), 50-pound (23 kg) and 100-pound (45 kg) lined drums. This product should be stored in a sealed container in a dry warehouse avoiding direct exposure to sunlight, with temperature not exceeding 150 degrees Fahrenheit. The shelf life is up to 24 months.

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By Professional Mariner Staff