Metgard 8-2

Corrosion Inhibitor

Metgard 8-2 is a water soluble, nitrite based corrosion inhibitor for temporary protection of steel parts and assemblies. At lower concentrations the resulting film can be painted without film removal. Metgard 8-2 can be used for improving the rust inhibition properties of conversion coatings.

Physical Properties

Appearance:
Light Yellow Liquid
Odor:
Mild
Density:
8.6 lbs/gal
pH:
11.5 @ 100%
Foam:
None
Biodegradable:
Yes

Use Procedure

Concentration:
-7% (Based on length of time needed for protection)
Temperature:
Ambient to 170°F
Method (process):
Spray, Dip
Cycle Times:
Min. 20 seconds

Product Benefits

  • Formulated to allow adhesion of various foams and labels
  • Anodic inhibitor specially formulated for high strength steels
  • 3% to 7% gives 2 to 5 weeks protection per ASTM 1748-02

Product Safety Information

Do Not Ingest. Product may be harmful if swallowed. Metgard 8-2 is an alkaline product and the concentrate may irritate skin and eyes. Gloves and splash goggles should be worn when handling product. For full safety and first aid information consult MSDS on this product prior to use.

Metgard 8-2

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