Tried and Tested, Total Rust and Corrosion Protection

Whether your products are being shipped overseas, sitting in inventory on a shelf or waiting for the next metal finishing process, they represent a significant dollar investment.

You want to protect that investment from rust and corrosion.  That’s where Hubbard-Hall can help. This is an aqueous line of rust preventives that are completely water-miscible, low to no VOCs and are easily removed for further processing such as plating, painting or powder coating.

Hubbard-Hall’s line of Metal Guard products offers 42 displacing variations specific for your needs.

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Metal Guard 560

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Designed to be the final finish.
Solvent-based, water-displacing rust preventative, which can be applied by dipping, spraying or brushing.

Metal Guard 700

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Prevention before corrosion.
An emulsion preventative offering outstanding corrosion protection during storage and transportation.

Metal Guard 900

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Superior protection.
A viscous, solvent-based rust preventative for extended indoor and outdoor exposures on bare metal surfaces.

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Water Based Corrosion Inhibitors

ProductpHRecommended
Operating Temperature
ConcentrationCorrosion
Protection
(ASTM D-2247)
Substrate
Metal Guard 800-D11

Ambient.5-5%48 hrs. (Over bare steel)steel, stainless steel
Metal Guard 830 HTF8.2Ambient to 160° F5-20%50 hrs. (Over bare steel)castings, iron, steel
Metal Guard 85011Ambient2-4%36 hrs. (Over bare steel)iron, steel

Water Displacing Rust Preventative for Dip, Spray or Brush Applications

ProductBaseFlash PointFilm CharacteristicCorrosion Protection
(ASTM B-117)
Non-Staining
Metal Guard 450Solvent
142°FDry-to-touch48 hrs. (Over black oxide)x
Metal Guard 510Solvent/Oil145°FOily thin film100 hrs. (Over black oxide)x
Metal Guard 560Solvent/Oil142°FOily thin film180 hrs. (Over black oxide)x

Water Emulsifiable Metal Guard Products

ProductRecommended Operating TemperatureConcentrationCorrosion Protection
(ASTM B-117)
Corrosion Protection
(ASTM D-2247)
Biodegradable
Metal Guard 320150°F5-20%100 hr. (Black Oxide, 10% solution)
Metal Guard 700Ambient50-100%360 hr. (Bare Steel, 100% solution)x

Wax Emulsions and Acrylic Resins

ProductPropertiesConcentrationCorrosion Protection
(ASTM D-1735)
Film CharacteristicStable Emulsion
Metal Guard 600Acrylic lacquer50-100%Clear hard filmx
Metal Guard 660Styrennated acrylic laquer50-100%Clear hard filmx
Metal Guard 914Wax emulsion50-100%Soft dry filmx
Metal Guard 916Wax emulsion50-100%Clear non-tacky UV-traceable filmx
Metal Guard 919Wax emulsion50-100%120+ hr. of water fog exposureThin dry filmx

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Bob McElwee
President
Cleveland Black Oxide