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AxxaCoat™ 90 Protects Oil & Gas Equipment During Overseas Shipping

Posted on June 24, 2020
by Elizabeth Cano
Problem A globally recognized manufacturer of pressure control equipment used in the oil and gas industry – gate valves, ball valves, surface and subsea BOPS, choke and kill manifolds, etc. were experiencing heavy corrosion on equipment being stored in their warehouse and during overseas shipments. They tried several grease and wax coatings to help mitigate the

Zerust® Axxanol™ 34CD and ICT®510-OPS Shrink Film Prevent Oil Pans From Rusting During International Shipping

Posted on June 5, 2020
by Carlos Chaidez
Problem The world’s largest construction equipment manufacturer contacted Zerust®, as they were looking for a corrosion control company with expertise in protection against rust and corrosion. They needed to solve a corrosion problem with oil pans made in Mexico that were experiencing rust during the shipment to the United States. The issue arose at the

High-quality Files Preserved by Zerust® Corrosion Solutions

Posted on June 4, 2020
by Raul Ducoing Arjona
Problem A premier supplier of high quality industrial and home improvement tools – hand files and rasps in Mexico faced corrosion protection concerns with shipping new products to its distributors in the US and nationwide. They needed a solution to extend the integrity of their files for a longer period and be able to deliver

Equipment Manufacturer Looking for Corrosion Control Company Contacts Zerust®

Posted on June 3, 2020
by Kevin Landmark, PhD
Problem A company that engineers and builds sand core production machines for various industries delivered machines to a foundry customer. Unfortunately, the machines rusted because the customer waited to install them and left them outside without proper rust preventatives. The customer asked the equipment manufacturer to remove the corrosion and apply a corrosion prevention coating

Corrosion Considerations Regarding the Concentration Effect in Metalworking Fluids

Posted on June 3, 2020
by Daniel Neuburger
What is the concentration effect? We have all seen the concentration effect occur in our daily lives. With a kitchen sink full of soapy water used to wash dishes, the more dishes you wash in the water, the dirtier the water gets, and the less effective it becomes at cleaning dishes. As the water in

Zerust® Protects Valuable Assets After Facility Shut Down

Posted on May 28, 2020
by Dana Blair
Problem A large steel roll supplier that recently shut down their facility contacted Zerust®, as they were looking for a corrosion control company to assist with the preservation of their assets. They were looking to preserve these assets in case the facility opens again, or should they need to transfer equipment to their other plants

VCI Protects Gearboxes and Drive Housing During Overseas Shipping

Posted on May 26, 2020
by Michael Malczewski
Problem A premier supplier of high-quality engineered equipment for the waste water industry faced challenges with shipping new products to a Southeast Asia country. They needed a solution to protect very large drive housings from rust and corrosion during their long ocean transit. Each drive housing also contained an enclosed worm gearbox which required additional

Supplier of Automotive Parts Delivers Clean, Dry and Corrosion Free Parts With the Use of Zerust® ICT®570 VCI Foam Sheeting

Posted on May 26, 2020
by Jennifer Humes
Problem A global supplier of brake, chassis and drive components to the automotive industry was experiencing rust issues with components shipping within North America.  Their method of protection when Zerust® was called in, consisted of the use of a competitor’s open cell VCI Foam layered within the dunnage. A local Zerust® representative visited the customer’s

Powertrain Manufacturer Saves Over $30,000 a Year With the Use of Zerust® VCI Bags

Posted on May 22, 2020
by Chuck Zvosec
Problem A Tier 1 automotive powertrain manufacturer started producing a new part that required Zerust® VCI protection during shipment to the end user. The manufacturer had an existing supply of Zerust®  2 mil Ferrous Yellow VCI bags. However, the VCI bags were too large for their new application and they found their employees were spending

What Is the Best Rust Remover?

Posted on May 12, 2020
by Joseph Beckley
Globally, rust is a major problem. The United States Navy alone calls it a $6 billion problem. The National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) put the cost at 276 billion dollars annually. It affects governments, businesses, and consumers alike. The best approach is to stop rust before it starts using one or multiple approaches such