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ZERUST® VCI Corrosion Solutions for the Military

The military commonly deals with corrosion as their equipment is subjected to harsh environments while in use and storage. Without the proper corrosion-inhibiting method, the equipment can become compromised, requiring effort and additional refurbishing costs.

ZERUST® has extensive experience in corrosion prevention and remediation for the military. Many ZERUST® VCI and corrosion-inhibiting products conform to Mil Specs, have NSN numbers, and are actively used by armed forces members (CAGE:  56758).

VCI Solutions for the Military

The military has commonly used Vapor Corrosion Inhibitors (VCIs) to protect metal equipment from corrosion. The use of VCIs in the military is driven by the need to protect metal equipment in harsh and harsh environments, as well as to extend the life of the equipment and reduce maintenance costs.

VCIs work by releasing a corrosion-inhibiting vapor into the surrounding environment. The vapor adheres to metal surfaces and forms a protective layer that prevents the corrosion of metal. The protective layer dissipates when the equipment is exposed to the environment, allowing the metal to be used, welded, painted, etc. This makes VCIs an ideal solution for military equipment, which is often transported and stored in harsh environments.

VCIs are available in various forms, including paper, film, and emitters/diffusers, and can be used to protect a wide range of metal equipment, including firearms, ammunition, vehicles, and communications equipment. The use of VCIs in the military is increasing due to the proven effectiveness of these products in preventing corrosion and extending the life of metal equipment.

One of the main benefits of VCIs is that they do not require special handling or maintenance. This makes them an ideal solution for the military, where equipment is often handled by personnel with little training or expertise. VCIs are also non-toxic and safe to use, making them an attractive option for military personnel who need to protect their equipment in hazardous environments.

Another benefit of VCIs is that they are cost-effective. By protecting metal equipment from corrosion, VCIs can significantly extend the life of the equipment, reducing the need for repairs and replacements. This can result in substantial cost savings for the military, as well as reduce the need for equipment to be taken out of service for maintenance.

VCIs are also very easy to use, making them an ideal solution for the military. They can be easily integrated into existing storage and transport systems, and they can be easily applied to equipment in the field. This makes VCIs a flexible and convenient solution for the military, which can be adapted to a wide range of equipment and situations.

In addition to their cost-effectiveness and ease of use, VCIs are also environmentally friendly. Unlike other corrosion inhibitors, such as rust-preventative coatings, VCIs do not contain any harmful chemicals or solvents, making them an attractive option for the military, which is increasingly concerned about its environmental impact.

In conclusion, the use of VCIs in the military is increasing due to their proven effectiveness in preventing corrosion and extending the life of metal equipment. VCIs are cost-effective, easy to use, and environmentally friendly, making them an ideal solution for the military. As the military continues to search for ways to protect its equipment and reduce maintenance costs, it is likely that the use of VCIs will continue to grow.

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Anti-Rust Weapon Protection Bags

ZERUST® ICT®510-C VCI Weapon Protection Bags are easy to use, lightweight, and high strength.

Yellow weapon bag ZERUST® ICT®510-C VCI Weapon Protection Bags provide corrosion protection for years for weapons, weapon parts, and accessories during shipment, storage, and in-between operations. The bags are available in two sizes. The small size is designed to protect pistols and small accessories, and the large size s specifically for rifles.

ZERUST® ICT®510-C VCI Weapon Bags are made from ZERUST® ICT®510-C ferrous film material. Bags are clear to facilitate inspection.

Part Number National Stock Number (NSN) Dimensions x Thickness Description Quantity
910-F-00006-KIT-100 6850-01-590-1665 14″ x 60″ x 6 MIL Rifle, Rubber Bands & Instructions 100/Case
910-F-00007-KIT-100 TBD 10″ x 18″ x 4 MIL Hand Gun, Rubber Bands & Instructions 100/Case
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Vapor Capsules

Supplement current corrosion-inhibiting packaging methods by using ZERUST® ICT® Vapor Capsules to protect the interior surfaces of your shipment.

Military Equipment Protection ZERUST® ICT® Vapor Capsules can be easily affixed to most surfaces with their peel-adhesive backing. Use Vapor Capsules to protect multimetal metal types from corrosion in almost any enclosure. Or use it as a supplement to other ZERUST® ICT® packaging products for added protection. ZERUST® ICT® Vapor Capsules are ideal for use in electrical cabinets since they do not leave residues on contact surfaces.

Product Name / Part Number National Stock Number (NSN) Volume of protection (Up to) Quantity
VC1-1(s) / 375-M-00006 6850-01-426-3539  4 ft³ protection- Multimetal 50/Case
VC1-1 / 375-M-00001 6850-01-338-1393 4 ft³ protection- Multimetal 50/Case
VC2-1 / 375-M-00002 6850-01-475-9949 35 ft³ protection- Multimetal 25/Case
VC2-2 / 375-M-00003 6850-01-133-0373 35 ft³ protection- Multimetal 10/Case
VC6-1 / 375-M-00004 6850-01-590-1676 900 ft³ protection- Multimetal 4/Case
VC6-2/ 375-M-00005 6850-01-348-1090 900 ft³ protection- Multimetal 4/Case
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Axxanol™ Z-Maxx Outdoor Corrosion Protection

Replace your current preservative lubricant grease with ZERUST® Axxanol™ Z-Maxx, reducing corrosion incidents and costs.

Zerust Axxanol 46-BIO Axxanol™ Z-Maxx provides superior corrosion protection in extreme weather and salt air conditions. It is ideal for protecting bare-metal parts and components of industrial machinery, military equipment, construction and forestry equipment, and electric motors. In addition, Z-Maxx can protect parts during operation or in long-term storage. This product is also easy to apply and remove—saving labor and maintenance costs.

Part Number Product Quantity
360-M-00001PL Axxanol™ Z-MAXX 5 Gallons
360-M-00001DR Axxanol™ Z-MAXX 55 Gallons
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  • Proven corrosion protection
  • Easy to use in the field
  • Durable
  • Economical to use
  • Suitable for new equipment and to protect the reliability of existing equipment
  • VCIs are also non-toxic and safe to use