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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

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

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

RP Oils or VCIs: Which Protection Method is Best for Me?

Posted on October 31, 2018
by Vanessa Gilbert
When considering corrosion protection methods, plenty of options are available. For protecting metals during the manufacturing processes of shipment and storage, the two methods most used are corrosion inhibitor liquids and VCI (volatile corrosion inhibitor) packaging products. Corrosion inhibitor liquids, also known as “Rust Preventatives” (RPs) or oils, are available in a wide range of