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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

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

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

5 Best Practices for VCI Packaging Storage

Posted on November 1, 2018
by Vanessa Gilbert
Do you currently use Volatile Corrosion Inhibitor (VCI) packaging to protect metals from corrosion? Are you wondering the best way to store VCI packaging such as rolls of poly sheeting and VCI gusset bags before use? Since VCI products are designed to diffuse their protective chemistry into open spaces, the key to preserving their effectiveness is to keep them

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