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Cortec has announced the release of EcoAir Biobased Outdoor Coating powered by Nano VpCI. Since its inception, Cortec has been looking for ways to make corrosion prevention more environmentally responsible. Sometimes this takes place in giant steps. Other times it is done by baby steps, such as replacing a...
Scale removal is an important maintenance activity on heat exchangers and other industrial water handling equipment. Over time, calcium carbonate from hard water builds up on the surfaces of pipes and heat exchangers, reducing water flow and heat-transfer efficiency. Harsh minerals and organic acids like muriatic acid are sure...
Cortec Corporation’s Eco Wrap stretch film has received an industrial compostability certification. Cortec received the ‘OK compost IN­DUSTRIAL’ certificate from TÜV Austria on 24 November. This certifies that Eco Wrap conforms to the criteria for industrial compostability under EN 13432 (European equivalent of ASTM D6400). Eco Wrap is world’s...
What can be done to keep the inside of electrical conduits from rusting while providing enough slip for electrical wires to pass through? Cortec has provided the answer with the development of its new EcoShield VpCI-386 HT Slip Coating. This is yet another example of Cortec’s role as an...
VpCI®-277 is a ready- to-use dry film rust preventative specially designed for preserving metals during storage and transportation. VpCI®-277 combines film-forming additives with Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibitors to provide excellent multi-metal corrosion protection. It is ideal for robotic assembly of precision components requiring tight tolerances and maintains a clean...
Cor-Pak® Tablets are not aimed at medical conditions, but they are an excellent solution for corrosion issues. Cortec’s team of chemists and engineers have launched revolutionary anti-corrosion pills called Cor-Pak® Tablets – a cure to “diseases” caused by corrosion. Using this small, economical, yet strong corrosion preventative allows customers...
It is often true that “the squeaky wheel gets the oil” both literally and figuratively. For example, a door that starts to squeak is naturally much more likely to get lubricated than one that is moving quietly on its hinges. In the past, this maintenance activity had to be...
Cortec® Corporation has released updated test data for its new rust preventative, VpCI®-330. When released in March 2021, VpCI®-330 had already passed more than 800 hours of humidity testing (ASTM D1748) and was still going strong in the humidity chamber at Cortec® Laboratories. Since then, the rust preventative has...
Climate change is fueling extreme weather conditions such as the tornados, fires, and floods recently witnessed in Europe. The Mediterranean region is burning and in June tornados swept through the Czech Republic. European continent is seeking to cope with these new extreme environmental conditions.  Unfortunately, billions of dollars in...
In the far-flung world of automotive and heavy-equipment parts suppliers, both short-term and long-term rust prevention is critical to prevent serious loss from rust claims. Equally critical is finding a rust preventative that will be effective and easy enough to use. Cortec’s VpCI®-369 is one excellent option with widespread...