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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

The Cost of Corrosion

Posted on October 2, 2019
by Tom White
Rust can be an ugly sight. But when it comes to the industries that rely on non-corroded metal to run, rust can also lead to some ugly consequences that aren’t always quite so visible: lack of productivity, accidents, and a significant financial loss. Companies are leaching billions of dollars out of their business each year

Corrosion Solutions for Hydrostatic Testing

Posted on February 4, 2019
by Tom White
Hydrostatic testing of pressure vessels such as pipes, heat exchangers, storage tanks and ship voids is an essential method for quality control of parts, after production and during use. This process demonstrates the fitness of the pressurized component for service after production or repair.  Hydrostatic testing consists of raising the pressure level above the operating

Enhance Your Part Cleaning With the Use of Zerust® Products

Posted on November 13, 2018
by Tom White
Part cleaning is an essential step in the manufacturing process, as precision metal parts typically have oils, greases and other lubricants on the surface after the part is manufactured. These residues can prevent adhesion of coatings, paints and accelerate corrosion if not properly removed. Manufacturers understand the importance of delivering clean parts in the supply

Zerust® Additives & Custom Options

Posted on November 5, 2018
by Tom White
Zerust®/Excor® VCI (Vapor or Volatile Corrosion Inhibitor) poly bags, film and tubing are produced using a process known as blown film extrusion. The polyethylene is melted and extruded into sheeting which is then slit, folded or sealed to the desired size and dimensions. With Zerust’s vast manufacturing network we have over 100 extrusion lines in

6 Straight Forward Steps to Get Rust Under Control

Posted on November 2, 2018
by Vanessa Gilbert
Opening up a container to discover corrosion on metal items is frustrating. It often means lost time, missed deadlines and unhappy people in your supply chain. The loss or rework of the corroded items plus the impact on business all total up to a significant cost. Corrosion can be complicated and may be caused by
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