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Water Treatment VCI (Volatile Corrosion Inhibitor) Rust Preventatives For Lay-up And Mothballing Of Any Pressure Vessel

 

 

Three Phase Multimetal Protection For Water Based Heat Exchange Systems

Rust Preventatives For Boilers (And Other Pressure Vessels)

Boiler lay up

Cortec®’s Boiler Lizard® is a prime example of how Cortec® has revolutionized the protection of boilers against rust. A Boiler Lizard® is extremely easy to use. There is no special need to dry the boiler and apply silica gel or quicklime before layup or ensure constant pressure is maintained as for nitrogen blanketing. Simply slit open the water-soluble bag of Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibitors, place into the boiler, and shut the boiler openings.

In many cases, the boiler can be recommissioned simply by filling with water and allowing the Boiler Lizard® to dissolve. In addition to several boiler treatment options, Cortec® also offers corrosion protection for steam condensate lines.

 

Products For Dry Layup Method | Long Term Rust Protection

Boiler Egg™

Pre-dosed oxygen scavanger in PVA bags to passivate metal during the initial filling of makeup water after seasonal or long-term dry layup of boilers
Cortec Boiler Egg

Cortec’s Boiler Egg™ is designed to scavenge oxygen and passivate metal during the initial filling of makeup water after seasonal or long-term dry layup of boilers. The Boiler Egg™ comes in an easy-to-handle pouch that is readily dissolved upon water contact, releasing the active ingredients as the boiler is being filled. It protects against the threat of oxygen pitting during the critical startup phase of a boiler when the makeup water is normally not pre-heated and the operating chemical program has not yet been implemented.
The Boiler Egg™ can be used in conjunction with the Boiler Lizard® as a complete preservation kit for dry layup of boilers, or it can be used on its own for applications where oxygen scavenging and metal passivation are needed during the equipment startup phase
Apply Boiler Egg™ when preparing a boiler for dry layup or at the beginning of a boiler startup phase. Remove and discard the outer protective water-insoluble bag and place the Boiler Egg™ into the boiler component, but do not slice the inner Boiler Egg™ bag open. For firetube boilers, place Boiler Egg™ at the lowest point possible to allow quicker reaction during filling. For watertube boilers, place Boiler Egg™ in steam drum below the feedwater line to allow for faster reaction time. Seal all openings to the boiler internals.
No product or inner bag removal is required prior to boiler startup. When the boiler is put back in service, fill with water and employ common startup procedure. The PVA bag will dissolve as the boiler is filled. The contents of Boiler Egg™ will be released and incorporated into makeup water as the boiler fills. The Boiler Egg™ is designed to treat 1,000 gallons (3,800 L) of makeup water during the refilling process.
When used in conjunction with the Boiler Lizard® (as in the two-part Boiler Lizard® Plus kit), just place the Boiler Egg™ inside the boiler next to the Boiler Lizard® to implement a complete boiler dry layup preservation and startup program. The Boiler Egg™ will lie intact and dormant until the boiler is brought back into service, when it will quickly dissolve in the initial makeup water to provide protection until the boiler reaches normal operating conditions.

*For more information please reach our technical department.

Appearance White to off-white powder

Biodegradability Biodegradable
Special characteristic Non-hazardous by OSHA Standard (OSHA 29 CFT 1910.1200)
pH 5.5-8.0 (5% aqueous solution)
Register N A
Solubility 1.0 lbs/gal (14 g/100 mL) at 68 °F (20 °C)


Packaging sizes

The Boiler Egg™ is available in carton tubes (one bag per tube).
Tube – 3” D x 37” L (8 cm x 94 cm) Bag – 4” W x 34” L (10 cm x 86 cm).
To ensure best product performance, store in original packaging, indoors, and out of direct sunlight at 40-100 °F (4-38 °C). Shelf life: 2 years



Boiler Gecko™

Boiler Gecko™ is a convenient ready-to-use Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibitor (VpCI®) packaged in an airpowered spray can for use in the dry layup of small boilers and steam components
Cortec Boiler Gecko

Boiler Gecko™ is a convenient ready-to-use Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibitor (VpCI®) packaged in an airpowered spray can for use in the dry layup of small boilers and steam components. Boiler Gecko™ is effective for seasonal or long-term preservation of waterside and fireside components in boiler systems where the use of a Boiler Lizard® or traditional layup methods are not practical or effective. The VpCI® molecules will ensure protection throughout the boiler and direct application to a metal surface is not required. There is no need for product removal or additional flushing before the boiler is filled and returned to service.
Completely drain and cool boiler. Shake Boiler Gecko™ well before use. Spray evenly and consistently throughout the internal void space to ensure proper distribution of the product. No product removal is required prior to boiler startup. When the boiler is put back in service, fill with water and employ normal startup procedure. The remaining product will dissolve. One Boiler Gecko™ will treat approximately 100 gallons (380 L) of boiler volume.
It's available in EcoAir® sprays powered by compressed air that completely replace expensive chemical propellants. This technology is innovative because a four-layer EcoPouch™ is inserted into a can then the can is pressurized. Finally, the EcoPouch™ is filled with the liquid. As the valve is depressed the surrounding pressure expels the bag’s internal fluids until the product is used up.

*For more information please reach our technical department.

Appearance Clear liquid

Density 8.4-8.6 lbs/gal (1.00-1.03 kg/L)
pH 7.1-7.5 (Neat)
Freeze point 14 °F (-10 °C)
Odor Slight


Packaging sizes

Boiler Gecko™ is available in 13 oz. (384 mL) EcoAir® bag-onvalve spray cans powered by compressed air.
To ensure best product performance, store in original packaging, indoors, and out of direct sunlight at 40-100 °F (4- 38 °C).
Shelf life: 2 years



Boiler Lizard™

Is a water-soluble PVA bag of Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibitors for dry layup of boilers. An excellent alternative to nitrogen blankets, silica gel, and hydrazine
Cortec Boiler Lizard

Boiler Lizard® contains Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibitor powder in a polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) water-soluble bag. The powder formulation is free of phosphates, heavy metals, nitrites, and free amines. Designed for dry lay-up of boilers, the Boiler Lizard ® protects metals in enclosed spaces. The VpCIs vaporize and adsorb on the metal surfaces, reaching all recessed areas and interior cavities.
Completely drain and cool boiler down. Remove from and discard outer protective bag. Place Boiler Lizard® flat in boiler and slit open the inner water-soluble bag to begin total corrosion protection. Slit this inner bag 2” (5 cm) from one end to 2” (5 cm) from the other end. Seal all openings to the boiler internals. No product or inner bag removal is required prior to boiler start-up. When the boiler is put back in service, fill with water and employ normal start-up procedure. The inner PVA bag will dissolve.
Do not use on copper, copper-based alloys, and other soft yellow metals. Compatibility with non-metallics should be evaluated.
Caking of powder may occur when it is exposed to moisture and then dried. The likelihood of this is increased when powder is exposed to high heat and multiple wet/ dry cycles. When powder gets caked, baked, and hardened it requires removal by mechanical means or by aggressive acid clean. Protects up to 1,000 gallon system capacity per bag (5 yd³ or 3.8 m³).

*For more information please reach our technical department.

Appearance White to off-white powder (inside water-soluble PVA bag)

pH 6-7 (1% aqueous)
Melting point 371-398 °F (188-203 °C)


Packaging sizes

Boiler Lizards are supplied in carton tubes (1 bag per tube). Tube - 3” D x 37” H (8 cm x 94 cm) Bag - 4” W x 34” H (10 cm x 86 cm).
To ensure best product performance, store in original packaging, indoors, and out of direct sunlight at 40-100 °F (4- 38 °C).
Shelf life: 2 years



Boiler Lizard™ Plus

Cortec’s Boiler Lizard® Plus is an easy-to-use, two-part complete preservation kit for dry layup of boilers. The kit combines a Boiler Lizard®, well-known for easy and effective dry layup with the Boiler Egg™
Cortec Boiler Lizard

Cortec’s Boiler Lizard® Plus is an easy-to-use, two-part complete preservation kit for dry layup of boilers. The kit combines a Boiler Lizard®, well-known for easy and effective dry layup with the Boiler Egg™, which activates at the end of layup to protect against oxygen pitting at a critical time until the boiler reaches normal operating conditions. Boiler Lizard® Plus is designed to provide continuous vaporphase corrosion protection throughout boiler internals after a boiler has been drained for seasonal or long-term layup The Boiler Egg™ will lie intact and dormant until the boiler is started, then will dissolve and begin to scavenge oxygen and passivate metal during the initial filling of the boiler with makeup water, which is often unheated and not chemically treated.
layup Completely drain and cool boiler down. • Boiler Lizard®: Remove and discard outer protective water-insoluble bag. Place Boiler Lizard® flat in boiler and slit open the inner water-soluble bag to begin total corrosion protection. Slit this inner bag 2” (5 cm) from one end to 2” (5 cm) from the other end.
• Boiler Egg™: Remove and discard outer protective water-insoluble bag and place the Boiler Egg™ alongside the Boiler Lizard®, but do not slice the Boiler Egg™ bag open. For firetube boilers, place Boiler Egg™ at the lowest point possible to allow quicker reaction during filling.
For watertube boilers, place Boiler Egg™ in steam drum below the feedwater line to allow for faster reaction time.
• Seal all openings to the boiler internals.
Do not use on copper, copper-based alloys, and other soft yellow metals. Compatibility with non-metallics should be evaluated.
Caking of powder may occur when it is exposed to moisture and then dried. The likelihood of this is increased when powder is exposed to high heat and multiple wet/ dry cycles. When powder gets caked, baked, and hardened it requires removal by mechanical means or by aggressive acid clean.

*For more information please reach our technical department.

Boiler Lizard
Appearance White to off-white powder (inside water-soluble PVA bag)

pH 6-7 (1% aqueous)
Melting point 371-398 °F (188-203 °C)
Boiler Egg
Appearance White to off-white powder

Biodegradability Biodegradable
Special characteristic Non-hazardous by OSHA Standard (OSHA 29 CFT 1910.1200)
pH 5.5-8.0 (5% aqueous solution)
Register N A
Solubility 1.0 lbs/gal (14 g/100 mL) at 68 °F (20 °C)


Packaging sizes

Boiler Lizard® Plus comes as a kit containing one Boiler Lizard® and one Boiler Egg™, each packaged in its own carton tube (one bag per tube). Tube - 3” D x 37” L (8 cm x 94 cm) Bag - 4” W x 34” L (10 cm x 86 cm) To ensure best product performance, store in original packaging, indoors, and out of direct sunlight at 40-100 °F (4- 38 °C).
Shelf life: 2 years




Boiler Dragon™

Cortec’s Boiler Dragon™ is a ready-to-use waterborne multi-metal Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibiting (VpCI®) fogging fluid designed for use in the dry layup of large boilers and steam components for short- and long-term preservation
Cortec Boiler Dragon

Cortec’s Boiler Dragon™ is a ready-to-use waterborne multimetal Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibiting (VpCI®) fogging fluid designed for use in the dry layup of large boilers and steam components for short- and long-term preservation. The unique vapor-phase properties of the VpCI ® molecules provide continuous protection throughout the boiler spaces when properly applied. Direct application to every metal surface is not required. Boiler Dragon™ is a safer and/or more effective alternative to traditional boiler dry layup options such as desiccants, quicklime, or nitrogen blankets.
Boiler systems preserved by the Boiler Dragon™ can be returned to service quickly by simply filling the boiler with makeup water. There is no need for product removal or flushing.
Boiler Dragon™ liquid should be applied by spraying or fogging into the equipment interior. Recommended dosage rate is 0.7-1.0 fluid ounce per cubic foot (0.7-1.0 L/m³). One gallon of Boiler Dragon™ liquid will treat approximately 1,000 gallons (1 L/1 m3) of boiler volume.

*For more information please reach our technical department.

Appearance Clear liquid

pH 7.1-7.5 (Neat)
Freeze point 14 °F (-10 °C)
Odor Slight
Density 8.4-8.6 lb/gal (1.00-1.03 kg/L)


Packaging sizes

Boiler Dragon™ is available in 5-gallon (19 liter) pails, 55-gallon (208 liter) drums, liquid totes, and bulk.
To ensure best product performance, store in original packaging, indoors, and out of direct sunlight at 40-100 °F (4- 38 °C).
Shelf life: 2 years



S-15

Boiler Water Additive As A Total Replacement for Hydrazine Programs
Cortec Boiler Dragon

S-15 is effective in controlling corrosion caused by oxygen and carbon dioxide in high and medium pressure boilers and condensate lines.
S-15 utilizes the combination of volatile neutralizing amines in conjunction with an oxygen scavenger – metal passivator. This combination improves corrosion control in two ways. First, any acidic species present are neutralized and the pH is increased, leading condensate to become less corrosive. Second, the oxygen scavenger/passivator reacts more rapidly in the alkaline conditions maintained by the amines in the S-15 than at lower pH levels found with conventional products.
S-15 provides excellent passivation, high volatility, thermal stability, and low toxicity.
S-15 does not leave solid residue in the boiler systems and helps to provide high quality steam.
The dose should be adjusted to maintain the pH level between 8.0-8.5 and residual oxygen scavanger level. Usually it takes 2-5 ppm of continuous treatment.
S-15 may be added separately to the dearator storage section, feedwater line, or by direct injection in the steam drum.

*For more information please reach our technical department.

Appearance Amber to brown liquid

pH 11-12 (1% in water
Odor Amine-like
Density 8.1-8.2 lbs/gal (0.97-0.98 kg/l)


Packaging sizes

S-15 is packaged in 5 gallon (19 liter) containers, 55 gallon (208 liter) metal drums, liquid totes, or bulk. Product should be stored in a tightly closed container. Shelf life is 12 months.




 

Products For Wet Layup Method | Short Term Rust Protection

 

This method is recommended for short-term lay-up or where the boiler may have be put into service quickly. The method should not be used for extended sub-zero temperature periods. The wet method requires precautions to prevent water freezing in the boiler and its apparatus. The water used must be softened or de mineralized. Add 1% by weight of VpCI®-309 Powder or VpCI®-337 liquid. Add powder before or following shutdown in a manner that ensures uniform concentrations. Throughout the lay-up period, periodically check all hand-holes, manholes and tube rolls for leakage; make repairs as necessary. Check the water at least once a month to maintain at least 1% of VpCI®-309 Powder in water. Maintain circulation as long as the boiler is idle.

 

VpCI®-309 / VpCI®-309 SF

VCI Powder For Boiler Wet Layup
m-640

VpCI®-309 is a Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibitor powder for corrosion protection of ferrous metals in recessed areas, interior cavities and voids.
VpCI®-309 provides an extremely efficient dry method to protect metals within an enclosed space. The VpCI vaporizes and adsorbs on all metal surfaces reaching all exposed areas including recessed sections and interior cavities.
VpCI®-309 SF, a silica-free version, is available upon request.
Dosage is 0.3-0.5 oz/ft3 (300-500 g/m3).
Removal
When required, VpCI®-309/309 SF in powder form can be removed by using a low pressure air gun or by a water rinse. Typically, if applied in aqueous form the product does not require removal.
Precautions
• Caking of powder may occur when it is exposed to moisture and then dried. The likelihood of this is increased when powder is exposed to high heat and multiple wet/dry cycles. When powder gets caked, baked, and hardened it requires removal by mechanical means or by aggressive acid clean. To avoid caking of powder do not over apply or unevenly disperse the dry powder.
• Powder is not soluble in hydrocarbon fluids. Rinse powder from vessels before adding hydrocarbon fluids.
• Powder should be removed from area; 5-10 inches each side of weld, before welding, or other high temperature processing.

*For more information please reach our technical department.

Appearance White to off-white powder

pH 6.5-8 (1% aqueous)
Odor Amine-like
Density 38-39 lb/ft3 (0.61-0.63 kg/L)


Packaging sizes

VpCI®-309 is available in 5 pound (2.3 kg), 50 pound (23 kg), and 100 pound (45 kg) lined drums. Store in a sealed container in a dry warehouse avoiding direct exposure to sunlight, with temperature not exceeding 150°F (65°C). Shelf life is up to 24 months.




VpCI®-337

Pure VCI In Water Solution | Hydrostatic Testing Additive
Water based VCI rust preventative

VpCI®-337 is a ready-to-use waterborne corrosion inhibitor used primarily for robust preservation of internal void spaces. Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibitors (VpCI®) in VpCI®-337 migrate to protect metal surfaces resulting in time and cost savings. When combined with labor-saving techniques, minimum amount of product can be used to protect large areas or volumes. VpCI-337 is effective on multiple metals.
VpCI®-337 is a combination of contact and vapor corrosion inhibitors, which allows a wide range of uses; from low-dose voidspace protection to steel coil edge spray.
Biodegradable (87% biodegradation in 28 days)

Appearance Clear to hazy amber liquid
Film Type Thin, soft film
Flash Point >200 °F (93 °C)
Removal Methods Alkaline cleaners and solvents (VpCI-416/VpCI-419)
Density 8.7-8.9 lb/gal (1.04-1.06 kg/l)
pH 7.2-9.0 (neat)
Freeze Point 32 °F (0 °C)
Carrier Water
Dosage 0.5-1.0 oz./ft3 (0.5-1.0L/m3 )


Packaging

VpCI®-337 is packaged in 5 gallon (19 liter) plastic pails, 55 gallon (208 liter) metal drums, totes, and bulk.





Closed Loops

Cortec® offers excellent options for protecting closed loop systems with a range of high and low temperature heat exchange fluids. Special inhibitors are available for brine systems, low sodium applications, and hydrostatic testing.

VpCI®-645

Water-soluble Contact Corrosion Inhibitors For Protection In Corrosive Solutions Containing Chlorides (or Brines)
m-645

VpCI®-645 is a unique, concentrated formulation that protects ferrous an d non-ferrous metals from corrosive solutions containing chlorides. The product is designed to provide corrosion protection in fresh water, salt water, brine, and other highly corrosive solutions containing dissolved halogens.
As a concentrated formulation, VpCI®-645 offers low dosage effectiveness as a treatment for a wide variety of marine and process applications requiring economical corrosion inhibition for fresh and salt water.
VpCI®-645 is a USDA certified biobased rust preventative. VpCI®- 645 is effective as a replacement for nitrite- and chromate-based formulations and hydrazine-based oxygen scavengers. Being environmentally safe to use, VpCI®-645 helps solve the problem of disposal, particularly for large quantities of water.
To provide corrosion inhibiting levels of above 95%, add VpCI® -645 to:

Cooling/Heating Systems:
• 0.5-0.75% by volume when the concentration level of chlorides is 3% or more by weight.
Hydrostatic testing of pipeline, castings, tanks, and valves: • 0.75-0.075% by volume, depends on required time of other action protection.

*For more information please reach our technical department.

Appearance Dark brown liquid

pH 11-12 (1% in water
Non-volatile Content 33-40%
Density 10.0-10.5 lb/gal (1.20-1.26 kg/l)


Packaging sizes

VpCI®-645 is available in 5 gallon (19 liter) pails, 55 gallon (208 liter) drums, liquid totes, and bulk. The product should be stored in a tightly closed container. Shelf life is 12 months.




VpCI®-649 Liquid Series

Multimetal Closed Loop VCI Corrosion Prevention Treatment For Water | Hydrostatic Testing Additive | Scale prevention effect | Low dosage
vci water

VpCI-649 is a unique concentrated liquid formulation that protects ferrous and non-ferrous metals from corrosive solutions. In addition, this product is designed to provide long-term protection in fresh water and glycol closed loop systems.
VpCI-649 is effective as a replacement for nitrite, bromate, and/or chromate-based formulations. VpCI-649 combines contact and volatile corrosion inhibitors along with anti-scalants in non-toxic formulation that does not contain nitrites, phosphates, chromates, or heavy metals. This product helps solve the problem of disposal, particularly for large quantities of water.
Closed loop operational systems start at 2,500-3,000 ppm (0.25-0.3 wt.%)
For seasonal wet lay-up application (up to 6 months) use VpCI-649 at a concentration of 0.5 wt.% of inhibitor by volume.
For hydrotest and drain applications contact us for dosage information.

*For more information please reach our technical department.

Appearance Clear amber liquid

pH 9.1-9.6 (Neat)
Non-volatile Content 43-49%
Odor Slight
Density 9.5-9.7 lb/gal (1.14-1.16 kg/l)


Packaging sizes

VpCI-649 is available in 5 gallon (19 liter) pails, 55 gallon (208 liter) drums, liquid totes, and bulk. The product should be stored in tightly closed containers. Shelf life is 18 months.




M-640L

Closed Loop VCI Corrosion Prevention Additive For Water + Glycol Cooling Systems For Running Applications
m-640

M-640 L is a liquid corrosion inhibiting additive for water and glycol-based heat exchange fluids. It protects ferrous and non-ferrous metals from corrosive contaminants. This product is an excellent replacement for silicates and phosphate/nitritebased/amine compounds. M-640 L is based on an organic-inorganic formulation designed for low level concentrations in field applications. M-640 L contains a unique combination of contact and vapor phase corrosion inhibitors that provide corrosion protection even in partially filled spaces.

VpCI-649 is effective as a replacement for nitrite, bromate, and/or chromate-based formulations.
• Protects ferrous and non-ferrous metals from corrosion and pitting
• Nitrite, chromate, silicate, and heavy metal free
• Contains contact and vapor phase corrosion inhibitors
• Economical
• Use in low dosages
• Environmentally acceptable

M-640 L is an additive to antifreeze/coolant fluids to replace nitrites, phosphates, amines, and other types of restricted corrosion inhibitors.
The final concentration range for M-640 L under operating conditions is 2.0-2.5% by weight.


*For more information please reach our technical department.

Appearance Clear yellow liquid

pH 8.8-9.3 (1% solution
Non-volatile Content 57-67%
Odor Slight
Density 9.2-9.3 lb/gal(1.10-1.11 kg/l)


Packaging sizes

M-640 L is packaged in 5 gallon (19 liter) plastic pails, 55 gallon (208 liter) steel drums, liquid totes, and bulk. It should be stored in a tightly closed container. The shelf life is 24 months.




Closed Loop Toad

A water-soluble PVA bag of Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibitors for corrosion protection in closed loop cooling systems during operation or layup Also contains organic-based scale inhibitors.
vci water

Closed Loop Toad is a unique combination of Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibiting (VpCI®) powders in polyvinyl-alcohol (PVA) water-soluble bags. It was developed to provide corrosion protection in recirculating and operating cooling systems. This product prevents corrosion of metals in the liquid phase, vapor phase, and the liquid-vapor interface. The bag dissolves and the VpCI adsorbs on to all metal surfaces - reaching even recessed areas and interior cavities. The VpCI forms a strong protective molecular layer on the metal. Closed Loop Toad also contains a blend of organic-based scale inhibitors to prevent scale.
Remove and discard outer barrier bag. Throw the watersoluble bags directly into cooling water. Four bags treat up to 1,000 gallons (3.8 m3) of water. After application, all internal surfaces should be covered or closed.

*For more information please reach our technical department.

Appearance White powder

pH 8.5-9.5 (1% aqueous)
Odor Slight
Non volatile Content 99-100%


Packaging sizes

Closed Loop Toad is available in four (4) 2.2 lb (1.0 kg) bags per box. Store in sealed container in a dry and cool warehouse. Do not store in conditions above 150°F (66°C). Bag dimensions are 10” x 14” (25 cm x 35 cm). Shelf life for the product is 2 years.




Cooling Water

Evaporative cooling water systems also require protection especially during idle periods of operations. Products like the Cooling Loop Gator® or the Cooling Tower Frog® are easy to add to a system, dissolve, and circulate through, leaving behind a protective barrier against corrosion.

Cooling Loop Gator®

A water-soluble PVA bag of VCI (Volatile Corrosion Inhibitors) for corrosion protection during cooling tower wet or dry layup
vci water

Cooling Loop Gator® is a Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibitor (VpCI®) powder packaged in polyvinyl-alcohol (PVA) water-soluble bags . Developed for seasonal, short, or long term lay-up Cooling Loop Gator® protects enclosed spaces for up to 12 months. Once the bag and powder dissolve, the VpCIs adsorb on all metal surfaces - reaching recessed areas and interior cavities. The VpCIs form a strong molecular layer on the metal that protects in both the liquid and vapor phase.
One Gator treats up to 88 gallons (0.33 m3) water. Remove and discard outer barrier bag. Add the water-soluble bags directly into cooling water. Recirculate treated water for about 10-12 hours to obtain good protective layer before shutdown. Either drain the water out (flushing lay-up) or leave treated water in cooling tower. After application, all valves should be covered, closed and shut off.
Cooling Loop Gators are compatible with most materials of construction in cooling towers (e.g. rubbers, polymers, etc.).
Cooling Loop Gators are effective in the:
• Presence of non-oxidizing biocides
• Presence of oxidizing biocides*
Please consult us for further information before use with biocides.
*Keep free halogen concentration less than 2 ppm. When using a high concentration level of oxidizing biocides, consult us about dosages.

*For more information please reach our technical department.

Appearance White powder

pH 8.5-9.5 (1% aqueous)
Odor Slight
Non volatile Content 99-100%


Packaging sizes

Cooling Loop Gator® is available in 4 x 2.2 lb (4 x 1 kg) bags per box. Store in sealed container in a dry and cool warehouse. Do not store in conditions above 150°F (66°C). Bag sizes are 10” x 14” (25 cm x 35 cm). Shelf life for the product is 2 years.




Cooling Tower Frog - Patented

A water-soluble PVA bag of VCI (Volatile Corrosion Inhibitors) for protection during cooling tower dry layup
vci water

The Cooling Tower Frog is a Volatile Corrosion Inhibitor (VCI) powder packaged in polyvinylalcohol (PVA) water-soluble bags. It is specially developed for dry lay-up of cooling towers for seasonal, short, or long-term lay-up. Cooling Tower Frog is effective up to 12 months. This product offers an extremely efficient method of protecting multimetal in enclosed spaces. When the bag is cut open, the VpCIs vaporize and adsorb on all metal surfaces - reaching even recessed areas and interior cavities. The VpCIs form a strong, self-replenishing, protective, molecular layer on the metal. Designed for ease of application, Cooling Tower Frog enables an easy start-up.
Remove and discard outer barrier bag. Dry lay-up:
Place bags flat into the cooling tower basin and slit open water-soluble bags to begin corrosion protection. Two bags treat up to 1,000 gallons or 3,800 liters (133.7 ft3 or 3.8 m3) of enclosed space.
Note: After application, the internal spaces should be sealed from the outside atmosphere.

*For more information please reach our technical department.

Appearance White to off-white powder

pH 6-7 (1% aqueous)
Odor Slight
Non volatile Content 98-100%


Packaging sizes

Cooling Tower Frog is available in two 4 lb (1.8 kg) bags per box. Store in a sealed container in a dry and cool warehouse. Do not store in conditions above 150°F (66°C). Bag sizes are 10” x 14” (25 cm x 35 cm). Shelf life for the product is 2 years.




Additives

In addition to many highly effective, practical ready-to-use products, Cortec® also supplies rust preventative additives for water treatment formulators to use as building blocks in their own formulations. Formulators can choose from corrosion inhibitor, defoamer, or anti-scalant agents to add the desired characteristics to their own ready-to-use products.


If you are a water treatment formulator who wants to stand apart from the crowd, we can help you succeed with Cortec® additives. These additives supply important qualities to your custom-designed water treatment formulation and add corrosion protection capabilities above and beyond traditional corrosion inhibitors.


Add a New Dimension to Your New Formula


With our additives line, you can add a proprietary blend of biodegradable contact and Volatile Corrosion Inhibitors to your own formulation. This specialty additive gives a new dimension to water treatment corrosion inhibitors by forming a protective molecular layer on metals above the surface of the water as well as those in direct contact with the treated water. The additive is nitrite- and phosphate-free and compatible with water, glycol, and alcohol. It also can be safely used in the presence of many different metal types.

Formulator Building Blocks or Standalone Products


Cortec® also offers many basic building blocks for water treatment formulations. These additives help you give your customers the qualities they need, whether corrosion protection of yellow metals, inhibition of scale, or anti-foaming properties. These additives can serve as a way to enhance your own formulation or be used as a standalone product for Boilers, Closed Loops, and Specialty/Multi-Use Applications.


Specialty/Multi-Use Applications


Cortec® offers a variety of water treatment corrosion inhibitors for specialty or multi-use applications. These include a flash corrosion inhibitor for food can processing, a biobased scale remover for system maintenance, a float coat for seawater ballast tanks, and versatile products that can be used for wet or dry layup across multiple assets (boilers, other pressure vessels, closed loops, and cooling systems).


VpCI®-308 Series

Water-soluble corrosion inhibitor powder for yellow metals. Also available in pouch form for dry layup Provides contact and vapor-phase protection.
Protects ferrous metals, aluminum, copper, and bronze. Dry layup of boilers, heat exchangers, and closed- and open-loop cooling systems. Protects equipment after hydrostatic testing.

VpCI®-309 Series

Water-soluble corrosion inhibitor powder not aggressive to yellow metals. Also available in pouch form for dry layup Provides contact and vapor-phase protection.
Protects ferrous metals. Not aggressive to yellow metals. Designed for extended layup of boilers, heat exchangers, and closedand open-loop cooling systems where systems will be flushed before recommissioning. Protects equipment after hydrostatic testing.

VpCI®-609 Series

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Biodegradable, water-soluble Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibitor powder for wet or dry corrosion protection of ferrous metals and aluminum. Provides liquid-phase, vapor-phase, and interface protection. Also available in breathable EcoPouch® form for dry application.
Protects ferrous metals and aluminum (do not use with yellow metals). Steam condensate lines, closed circuit heating, and cooling systems. Hydrostatic testing.

When required, VpCI-609/609S in powder form can be easily removed by using a low pressure air gun or by a water rinse. Typically, if applied in aqueous form, the product does not require removal. If necessary, a simple water rinse or flush will suffice.

S-11 Series - Organic and inorganic acids rust inhibitor

Corrosion inhibitors for organic or inorganic acids. Suitable replacements for propargyl alcohol. Aqueous systems with low pH levels, such as acid pickling and chemical cleaning.

 

Cleaners and Scale Removers For Water Treatment Applications

EcoClean® Biodegradable Scale and Rust Remover Powered by Nano VpCI®

A heavy duty, fast-acting biodegradable scale and rust remover. Contains 100% USDA certified biobased content. Contains powerful corrosion inhibitors to protect treated metals from flash rust.

Effective and safe to use on iron, carbon steel, stainless steel, copper, aluminum, magnesium, and their alloys. Offline cleaning of heat exchange equipment or pipes affected with rust or scale.

 

 

 

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