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ZERUST® Axxanol™ 718-ESS

ZERUST®/EXCOR® Axxanol™ 718-ESS is an electrical corrosion inhibitor spray that leaves a thin, water-displacing, non-staining, non-hardening, soft film, providing protection against challenging environments where acid gas vapors and humidity are present.



  • Electrical corrosion inhibitor spray that does not interfere with electrical contacts or resistivity
  • Leaves a thin, non-hardening, clear coating on surfaces
  • Good water displacement characteristics, as well as acid gas, salt spray, and humidity resistance
  • UV fluorescence for ease of coverage determination
  • Conforms to key aspects of MIL-PRF-81309H
  • Protects metals indoors, as well as outdoors
  • Not regulated for transport
Product Description

Product Description

Use Axxanol™ 718-ESS to safely protect electronic components, electric cabinets, junction boxes, and more. In addition to electronic applications, it can be used on any metal surface, such as hinges, machinery, and sliding parts, to provide corrosion protection and lubrication.

Easy to use, suited for in-service use, and intended for indoor and short-term outdoor protection and lubrication. Simply turn off the in-service electronic and apply with the ready-to-use spray bottle or aerosol can. During drying, the solvent completely evaporates. As a result, leaving behind a safe, thin, water-displacing, non-staining, non-hardening, soft film that does not modify the conductivity of electronic components. Additionally, Axxanol™ 718-ESS contains no CFCs or 1,1,1-Trichloroethane and was designed to conform to key aspects of MIL-PRF-81309H.

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®/EXCOR® Axxanol™ 718-ESS electrical corrosion inhibitor spray is available as a ready-to-use liquid product. For further ordering information, contact your ZERUST®/EXCOR® representative.

Part Number Quantity Protection
350-M-00092PT (12/case) 16 oz spray bottles (w/ spray nozzles) Multimetal
350-M-00092AC (12/case) 12 oz aerosol cans Multimetal

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Axxanol™ 718-ESS stain metal surfaces?
Can Axxanol™ 718-ESS be applied on a hot metal surface?
Can I paint onto the part coated with Axxanol™ 718-ESS without removing it?
What is the best way to remove Axxanol™ 718-ESS?
Can I reapply Axxanol™ 718-ESS onto surfaces previously coated with Axxanol™ 718-ESS?
Why use Axxanol™ 718-ESS instead of ZERUST® Vapor Capsules for my enclosure?
Can ZERUST® Vapor Capsules be used with Axxanol™ 718-ESS?
Can Axxanol™ 718-ESS be used with non-ZERUST® VCI emitters and diffusers?
Do I have to shake the Axxanol™ 718-ESS bottle before use?
Can I still use Axxanol™ 718-ESS if it’s stored below the recommended temperatures of 50 – 90°F (10 – 32°C)?
Is it acceptable to use Axxanol™ 718-ESS that is more than 2 years old?
Do I need to power down (turn off) the electrical supply to the electronic panel before spraying with Axxanol™ 718-ESS?
How far from the surface should the bottle be positioned when spraying Axxanol™ 718-ESS?
How long do I have to wait after applying Axxanol™ 718-ESS before powering the electronic component back on?
How long will Axxanol™ 718-ESS protect the electrical/electronic components?
What is the corrosion protection period of Axxanol™ 718-ESS if applied for non-electrical metal parts?
How long does it take for Axxanol™ 718-ESS to dry if used on a non-electrical part?
What is the maximum temperature that Axxanol™ 718-ESS coating can withstand?
Can I apply Axxanol™ 718-ESS on non-electrical metal surfaces for general corrosion protection and lubrication?
Where can I find the Safety Data Sheet for Axxanol™ 718-ESS?