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ZERUST® AxxaWash™ KF-124

ZERUST®/EXCOR® AxxaWash™ KF-124 is a low-foaming, mildly alkaline, water-based degreaser & cleaner with low operating temperatures. In addition to cleaning, AxxaWash™ KF-124 also provides flash-rust inhibition and chloride mitigation.



  • Contains no phosphates, silicates, alkylphenol ethoxylates, or boron salts
  • Enhances the effectiveness of rust-preventative coatings
  • Low foam above 120°F (49°C)
  • Deactivates common anionic contaminants
  • Mild alkaline water-based degreaser and cleaner with flash-rust reduction and protection
  • Excellent light to medium-duty
  • hydrocarbon soils cleaner
Product Description

Product Description

ZERUST® AxxaWash™ KF-124 is a high-performance degreaser & cleaner with flash-rust inhibition that removes light to medium-duty hydrocarbon soils. In addition to cleaning surfaces, it also offers chloride mitigation. Following cleaning, you may rinse and remove AxxaWash™ KF-124 from the metal surface using RO, D/I, or distilled water or left on the metal surface as a dry-in-place degreaser & cleaner and flash-rust inhibitor. Alternatively, AxxaWash™ KF-124 contains a mild flash-rust corrosion inhibitor and is, therefore, particularly effective for cleaning and preparing metal surfaces for a long-term rust preventative, such as ZERUST® Axxanol™ or Axxatec™ product lines. Consequently,  AxxaWash™ KF-124, available as a liquid concentrate, allows for dilution according to the application. Additionally, AxxaWash™ KF-124 does not contain alkylphenol ethoxylates, boron salts, phosphates, silicates, or solvents, is non-flammable, and complies with Global Automotive Declarable Substance, TSCA, and RoHS requirements. Furthermore, speak with your ZERUST®/EXCOR® sales representative to obtain your operator guide.

Why Choose ZERUST®?

For over 50 years, beginning with the invention of Vapor Corrosion Inhibiting (VCI) film, ZERUST® has led the market in quality corrosion solution products. Furthermore, we dedicate ourselves to providing expert corrosion management services and further adding solutions for our customers. In addition, ZERUST® users have access to on-site support from ZERUST®/EXCOR® representatives in more than 70 countries. As a result, our customers have peace of mind when they choose ZERUST® for corrosion control management.



ZERUST® AxxaWash™ KF-124 Technical Data Sheet
ZERUST® Industrial Cleaners and Degreasers Brochure


ZERUST®/EXCOR® AxxaWash™ KF-124 water-based degreaser and cleaner is sold as a liquid concentrate. For further ordering information, contact your ZERUST®/EXCOR® representative.

Part Number Substrate Quantity
350-W-00050PL Mainly for ferrous substrates and some yellow metal substrates. 5 Gallons
350-W-00050DR Mainly for ferrous substrates and some yellow metal substrates. 55 Gallons
350-W-00050TT Mainly for ferrous substrates and some yellow metal substrates. 275 Gallons

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use AxxaWash™ KF-124 with my company’s plant water supply?
What type of tank should I use for AxxaWash™ KF-124 immersion application?
If a higher concentration of AxxaWash™ KF-124 means more cleaning capabilities, can I use higher than 10% concentrations?
Can I use AxxaWash™ KF-124 with non-ZERUST® VCI packaging?
Can I paint onto the part coated with AxxaWash™ KF-124 without removing it?
Can AxxaWash™ KF-124 be applied on a hot metal surface?
Will AxxaWash™ KF-124 affect subsequent heat treatment process (hardening)?
What is the maximum temperature that AxxaWash™ KF-124 bath solution can withstand?
Does AxxaWash™ KF-124 stain metal surfaces?
Can I apply an oil rust preventative onto parts coated with AxxaWash™ KF-124?
What is the best way to remove AxxaWash™ KF-124?
How do I dry the parts after cleaning them with AxxaWash™ KF-124?
Can I pack parts coated with AxxaWash™ KF-124 into ZERUST® VCI or plain plastic packaging when they are still wet?
Is spraying or immersion application better for applying AxxaWash™ KF-124?
How long will AxxaWash™ KF-124 protect the parts if stored in my warehouse without additional packaging?
Do I need a circulating pump for the AxxaWash™ KF-124 immersion tank? If so, what flow rate?
Do I need a filter for the AxxaWash™ KF-124 sump tank? If so, what filter size?
Where can I find the Safety Data Sheet for AxxaWash™ KF-124?