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Rust CITRIC: Rust, Oxide, Scale, & Corrosion Remover Chemical - 5 Gallons
Rust CITRIC: Rust, Oxide, Scale, & Corrosion Removers
Rust, Oxide, Scale, & Corrosion Removers

Rust, Oxide, Scale, & Corrosion Removers
Our Price: $296.96
Sale Price: $203.99
Savings: $92.97

Quantity in Stock:26

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Product Code: RUST-CITRIC-5

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Rust CITRIC: Rust, Oxide, Scale, & Corrosion Removers

High Detergent, Mildly-Acidic Cleaning Compound for Safely Removing Rust, Scale, Oxide, and Tarnish on All Metal Substrates. Mild citric acid based spray cleaner for cleaning, brightening, rust removal, and laser burn removal on all metals. ChemWorld Rust Citric is:
  • A highly concentrated, low foaming, liquid detergent formulated primarily for recirculating spray and immersion cleaning in barrel wash and spray operations.
  • Penetrates and removes even the most stubborn oxide films, heat-treat scale, stains, rust, and oily soils.
  • Suitable for use on aluminum, zinc, brass, copper, tin, tin plate, stainless, ferrous and precious metal components.
  • Produces a consistently bright substrate surface by removing all traces of tarnish, oxide, and scale under direct solution contact.
  • Lessens the possibility of metal redeposition through a unique blend of metal dispersants and wetters.
  • Will easily outperform most two-product programs, and is completely titratable.
  • Barrel Spray Washing: 2-10% by volume with water.
  • Recirculating Spray: 2-10% by volume with water.
  • Immersion Cleaning: 5-15% by volume with water.
Contact Time: 1-10 Minutes

Private labeling and custom packaging available from 1 oz to 326 gallon totes. Please email us at Quotes@ChemWorld.com for detailed pricing.

For technical recommendations, please email us at Tech@ChemWorld.com.
Frequently Asked Questions
We’re removing the heat stain from hardened steel after it has been thread rolled at 900F. Since the steel is hardened (45-52 HRc), hydrogen embrittlement is a major concern. For that reason, we are trying to avoid acid baths that would increase that risk. What do you recommend? Our Chemworld Rust Citric is a VERY mild acid. This will work great in almost every case. Our recommendation would be to start with this product.

Our client is trying to remove rust from M2(High Speed Steel) and M42 (Cobalt Steel) material. This material has been hardened to 60-62RC, hydrogen embrittlement is a major concern. What would you recommend? The ‘Rust Citric’ is an organic product and is the safest for those types of substrates.

Will the Rust Citric work to clean up aluminum pits? It will clean up the aluminum pits, but it will not ‘replace’ or ‘fill’ the aluminum corrosion that caused the pit to begin with. That aluminum oxide (like iron rust) is unfortunately gone.

I need a product that will clean the rust stains off of this tank it is stainless steel most of the stains are from steel flakes getting on it. Dipping is not an option due to size so just spray soak and rinse. Is the Rust Citric the best option? Yes Rust Citric is your best choice. You will have to put it in a garden sprayer, 100% BV, mist it on, then work it in with a brush. Because you can't dip it, muscle energy will have to work. You probably will have to go over it a few times to get perfectly clean.

My pool liner is covered with rust stains and I've used sorbic acid and I've used vitamin C tablets to remove the rust stains but obviously when you're trying to clean a huge surface like that vitamin C isn't the best answer. Do you have a product for such a thing? If you saw positive results with Vitamin C then our Rust Citric will work great!

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5 of 5 May 3, 2021
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