Tectyl Corrosion Protection For Overseas Storage

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Corrosion can be an issue when handling, storing and shipping parts and equipment from sea to land. Factors such as temperature changes, contaminated air, sea salt and moisture can cause bare metal parts to rust before they arrive at their destination.

Tectyl water-based coatings provide a solution to prevent corrosion throughout the shipping cycle.

Corrosion protection from start to finish 


StorageTectyl TPC Invisible

Tectyl Total Protection Concentrate is a water-based corrosion inhibitor that forms a thin, transparent layer to protect parts during indoor and covered storage.

The product provides excellent corrosion protection in high humidity.

Tectyl TPC is an economical solution, where a 3% dilution in water will provide corrosion protection for metal parts stored in an indoor industrial environment for 1-6 months, without the need for any additional protection.

Features and Benefits

  • Dilute with water
  • Overpaintable
  • Very economical
  • Very thin invisible film (1/10th micron)
  • No removal required
  • Water-based

On Transport

On Transport

Tectyl 5502W

Tectyl 5502W is a water-based corrosion preventative compound which protects ferrous and non-ferrous parts during shipment.

It can also be used to protect parts during indoor and covered storage.

Tectyl 5502W is water resistant with excellent salt spray resistance. Fast drying and cures to a yellow-amber, soft greasy film.

Features and Benefits

  • Safe to use (Flashpoint >100°C)
  • Fast drying
  • Economical (11,5m² per litre)
  • Excellent salt spray resistance
  • Water-based
  • Low volatile organic compound content


At place of arrivalTectyl Biocleaner

Tectyl Biocleaner is a water-based, biodegradable cleaner for removing Tectyl corrosion coatings from the substrate when no longer required. It is ideal for cleaning parts upon arrival. The cleaner can also remove synthetic, animal, vegetable and mineral oils, greases and coatings.

The Biocleaner leaves a clean and smooth surface.

Features and Benefits

  • Biodegradable
  • Easy to apply
  • Economical (only 3% in water)
  • Water-based

Tectyl protective coatings offer valuable protection for metal parts during storage and shipment. They are water-based, environmentally friendly, low in VOC’s, and easy to remove without harming the substrate.

Tectyl helps to protect valuable shipments from rust and corrosion.

Tectyl is known for its innovative solutions, service and expertise in industrial applications. Recognised as a trusted global brand in rust protection for more than 80 years.

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