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Environmentally Friendly Fluids Resist Corrosion

September 1, 2008
Pico Chemical Corp., Chicago Heights, IL, introduces a series of environmentally friendly corrosion inhibitors under its PicoGuard brand that saves manufacturers money by eliminating the downgrading or scrapping of corroded parts or machinery components. 

PicoGuard 17625, a non-VOC, water-based and oil-free concentrate adaptable for in-process applications, has no flash point and provides manufacturers and steel processors with a safe, economical method for corrosion protection. It is easily mixed with plant water and, depending on the length of protection required, typically is diluted at concentrations of 5 to 25 percent. PicoGuard 17625 is normally applied by spray or immersion methods at ambient temperature and if dried, will extend protection times even further. The concentrate can be added to water-tank interiors and CNC coolant systems.

PicoGuard 6225 is a low-VOC corrosion inhibitor where either long-term indoor or short-term outdoor protection is needed. It contains no oil or barium compounds, produces an imperceptible film, and does not interfere with downstream processing such as cutting, welding, finishing or painting.

Pico Chemical Corp.: 708/757-4910;

Industry-Related Terms: CNC, Point
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See also: Pico Chemical Company

Technologies: Lubrication


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