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VpCI®-337 is a waterborne Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibitor that can be applied by fogging into metal void spaces. This labor-saving technique uses a minimum of product to protect large areas or volumes. Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibitors in the fogging fluid diffuse throughout the void and are attracted to metal surfaces where they “condense” and…
EcoShield® 386 FD Water Based Micro Corrosion Inhibiting Coating is a force-dry version of Cortec’s top water-based anticorrosion coating, EcoShield® VpCI®-386. As such, EcoShield® 386 FD offers excellent corrosion protection at 1.5-3.0 mils (37.5-75 µm) DFT (dry film thickness). The advantage is that EcoShield® 386 FD force-dries in only 5-10…
VpCI-277 can provide corrosion protection for up to two years of indoor storage or during domestic or international shipments when combined with VpCI packaging materials. The product leaves a dry, non-tacky, virtually undetectable film on the metal surface. The use of rust preventatives to preserve metals during storage and transportation has…
 VpCI-369 is an oil-based temporary coating that provides extreme corrosion protection in aggressive environments and is one of Cortec’s most-popular wet film corrosion inhibitors. It is an excellent option for protecting auto service parts and heavy equipment components before assembly. Since VpCI-369 is thixotropic, it can be mixed so that the…
Eco Wrap is considered the first compostable stretch film that can be used on automated equipment—a must for efficient packaging in the warehousing and shipping industries. It can be used in countless stretch wrapping applications and is ideally suited for agricultural shipments such as hay bales and lumber. It is also a great option for wrapping…
EcoShrink takes both the beginning and the end of the shrink wrap product life cycle into account. EcoShrink is sourced from certified commercially compostable resins and contains 45% biopolymers. After use, EcoShrink can be disposed of in a commercial composting environment to reduce the amount of plastic packaging that normally ends up in a…
BioCorr HP is a new generation of BioCorr, Cortec’s time-tested water-based and biobased rust preventative containing 54% USDA certified biobased content. It is designed to preserve metals in storage and during transportation. This ready to use product has excellent emulsion stability, contains no chemicals that interfere with automatic…
Cor-Pak Stretch Hoods powered by Nano VpCI are the ultimate high-performance stretch hood films for corrosion protection of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. The film is suitable for industrial use to stabilize loads and ensure pallet integrity for efficient packaging and delivery. This film is co-extruded using state of-the-art resins, offering…
These bags take the protection of basic VpCI®-126 Film to the next level by adding an extra barrier against moisture and oxygen for enhanced corrosion inhibition during long-term storage or harsh shipping conditions. The bags can be vacuum-packed and are ideal for automotive build-ahead programs, all-time-buys, or other long-term metal storage…
VpCI-148 Paper also presents positive environmental aspects and a worker friendly profile. As paper, it is sourced from renewable materials, whereas common VCI plastics are sourced from fossil fuels. Furthermore, it uses a water-based coating for grease resistance, rather than the wax or poly coatings typically used for barrier papers. VpCI-148…
EcoAir® 325 Tool & Die Rust Preventative has proved to be a great development for molders. This ready- to-use vegetable oil/solvent-based liquid is packaged in EcoAir® spray cans that rely on compressed air rather than traditional aerosol propellants. It is easy to atomize over a large surface area such as the interior of a plastic injection…
VpCI-330 is clear, ready-to-use, low-viscosity, and designed for protection of metals in indoor and outdoor sheltered conditions. It performs effectively even under the adverse conditions of 100% relative humidity and in the presence of corrosive species such as chlorides. It protected for over 800 hours in humidity chamber testing and received a…
This revolutionary machine-grade stretch wrap combines commercially compostable resins with V apor phase Corrosion Inhibitor Technology (VpCI®) for corrosion protection of multiple metal types, including aluminum, galvanized steel, carbon steel, silicon steel, stainless steel, copper, brass, and cast iron. EcoStretch meets the ASTM D6400 standard…
The paper offers effective protection to ferrous and nonferrous metals, eliminating the need to stock a variety of papers for different metal types. All that is needed is to wrap items in the paper and fold the edges together, using adhesive tape as needed to hold paper in place. The VpCI® coating on the paper vaporizes, reaching all metal…
CorrTube® is environmentally friendly, biodegradable, and doesn’t contain any nitrites, phosphates, silicates, or other hazardous compounds. The tubes are very easy to use: simply match the appropriate diameter of the tube to the size of your part. The VpCI® coating on the inside of the tube vaporizes, reaching all metal surfaces to provide…
Cortec Corp. announces that its popular and convenient Cor-Pak 1-MUL Pouches are available in 8- MUL format for eight times the corrosion protection volume previously offered. Cor-Pak 8-MUL Pouches work exactly the same as Cor-Pak 1-MUL, but instead of only protecting one cubic foot (28 L) of space, the Cor-Pak 8-MUL offers enough corrosion…
Corrosion may not be the first word that comes to mind when thinking of preventative maintenance. Yet, it can be a critical part of keeping vital “nerve centers” going at any facility — making sure the lights stay on; the electricity continues working; and servers, phone systems, fire alarms and other electrical controls keep functioning.…
EcoShield VpCI-144 is one of the latest additions to Cortec’s growing portfolio of over 30 USDA-certified biobased products. EcoShield VpCI-144 can now display a unique USDA label showing it contains 69% USDA-certified biobased content. This is the portion of the product that comes from a renewable source, such as plant, animal, marine or forestry…
Manufacturers and shippers can easily add corrosion protection to their current packaging process by using Cor-Pak VpCI Stretch Film (Hand Wrap). Cor-Pak VpCI Stretch Film serves the same purpose as normal stretch film but also contains vapor phase corrosion inhibitors that protect metals from corrosion. This is especially important for metal…
Greases are a regular part of maintenance and always will be. Moving parts and high-pressure points need lubrication to reduce friction and wear for smoother operations and longer equipment life. The difference today is that maintenance crews no longer have to rely on common petroleum-based greases but can opt for biobased options with lower…
Abrasive grinding and sandblasting are common ways to restore rusty metal surfaces and prepare them for painting. A much easier and very effective alternative is to coat the rust with CorrVerter, a water-based rust passivating primer from Cortec Corp.
Automakers and parts suppliers know that the value of auto parts adds up quickly. They also know that corrosion throws an unwanted obstacle into the process of making parts and safely delivering them to the customer. Employees must do rework. Customers are unhappy. Shipments are returned. In a worst-case scenario, the goods are a total loss.…
Cortec Corp. has introduced its newly revamped EcoAir line of surface prep and rust prevention products packaged in eco-friendly bag-on-valve spray cans. These cans are powered by air rather than traditional flammable propellants and contain some of Cortec’s most popular corrosion solutions.
Among Cortec’s wide variety of corrosion inhibiting solutions is Desicorr VpCI desiccant technology, whose synergistic action between desiccant and vapor-phase corrosion Inhibitors provides enhanced corrosion protection. Desicorr VpCI pouches are specially designed two-sided pouches containing a unique combination of desiccant and vapor phase…
Traditionally, manufacturers have relied on mineral-oil based rust preventatives for temporary protection of metal components during storage and shipment. While these are effective, they must be disposed of as hazardous waste, introducing extra costs and complications to the cleanup process.
Cortec developed EcoAir Tool & Die Rust Preventative to meet the needs of mold, tool and die manufacturers and end users. This effective liquid rust preventative comes in a non-flammable spray can that makes it easier to use than traditional greases and shipping oils employed to protect tooling assets and all tool steels during shipping,…
Cortec VpCI Technology offers practical, cost-effective alternatives to help protect existing electrical assets from corrosion and extend service life in three easy steps: Emit, Spray, Absorb.
Formulators looking to enhance the corrosion protection of increasingly popular water-based coatings systems can now use Cortec’s M-120, a water-based corrosion inhibitor additive that does not contain heavy metals. M-120 can be used alone or in conjunction with other inhibitors to increase the corrosion protection abilities of both water-based…
Cortec’s Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibitor Technology provides an effective solution for storing valuable assets outside in the harsh elements. Vapor phase action allows simple and relatively easy protection of large internal void spaces and intricate surfaces through the use of VpCI emitting materials.
Cortec Corp. has developed a simple water treatment for use in cooling systems where low conductivity or low sodium products are required. Based solely on organic components, VpCI-648 does not contain nitrites or any halogen counter ions. At recommended dosages, VpCI-648 does not significantly contribute to the conductivity of water systems. VpCI-…
CLP (clean, lubricate, protect) products are traditionally made of hazardous mineral oils and other petro-based solvents. Cortec’s EcoAir Biobased CLP offers an excellent environmentally friendly alternative in the form of EcoAir
Biobased CLP, a biobased product in an air-powered spray can.
Cortec’s main goal is to provide practical corrosion solutions that are more environmentally and user friendly than their traditional counterparts. Cortec also offers an excellent companion solution for revitalizing rubber parts that frequently come into play when restoring and preserving metal equipment.
Cortec VpCI-649 BD combines contact and vapor-phase corrosion inhibitors to protect metal surfaces in direct contact with the treated fluid, as well as those areas above the level of the fluid where the contact inhibitor cannot reach. As the inhibitor flows along in the liquid stream, it releases a corrosion inhibiting vapor that adsorbs and forms…
Cortec R&D has developed an enhanced reformulation of VpCI-340 CLP for cleaning, lubricating, and protecting purposes. The upgraded formula has undergone extreme testing to ensure top-quality product performance geared toward the demands of military standards, the company reports.
Cortec has made it easy for industries to create their own custom-sized recyclable bags and envelopes with EcoShield heat-sealable paper. Whether a company needs to manufacture its own standard or custom bag for a specific product, or whether extra wide paper is needed to make paper bags, sleeves, or envelopes on demand, EcoShield heat-sealable…
An electronic cleaner/protector from Cortec’s EcoSonic line is powered by Nano-VpCI, which reportedly provides instant, long-term, multiple-metal corrosion protection. This new protector is designed to fight destructive effects of corrosion of complex, sensitive electronic and electrical equipment.
Cortec’s VpCI-368 coating has just become more powerful with the addition of extra vapor-phase corrosion inhibitors. Already, VpCI-368 provides excellent protection to metal substrates exposed to harsh outdoor conditions.
When it comes time to lubricate bearings, fans, chassis, or other metal areas where grease is applied, Cortec’s CorrLube VpCI Lithium EP Grease offers longer lubrication enhanced with superior corrosion protection—even for use on electrical connections.
Cortec’s BioEmitter offers easy-to-use protection from rust and corrosion on metals stored in enclosed spaces as large as 50 cubic feet (1.4m3). Simply attach the environmentally safe BioEmitter onto a clean surface inside an enclosed area, then relax knowing your tools, electric panels or other metallic valuables are protected.
Cortec VpCIs offer a range of innovative options for reducing manufacturing costs and corrosion. In the case of VpCI-371, Cortec’s protection reportedly rivals the corrosion resistance of stainless steel while significantly reducing material costs.
Cortec says it has introduced a major step forward in the spray can technology, the EcoAir complete line of compressed air-powered, water-based spray can products. Fast acting, economical, dependable and safe to handle, EcoAir is an environmentally safe corrosion-protection technology that eliminates waste disposal costs. Cortec is providing spray…
EcoLine cutting fluid from Cortec Corp. retains its integrity after numerous freezing and thawing cycles, according to stability tests conducted at the company’s laboratory. The fluid was tested for reduction in product effectiveness and observed for changes in thickness and odor, as well as other abnormalities.

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In October 1977, the Cortec Corp. developed vapor phase corrosion inhibitors (VpCIs) that allow clean, dry, more environmentally friendly methods of corrosion protection for multi-metals. At a time most companies still relied on inorganic chemistries, Cortec established its first groundbreaking technological platform of organic corrosion…