Rust Issues

Rust in Injection Molding

Nothing can hinder your mold faster than rust. Whether you need a quick solution to stay up and running or something more long term to minimize downtime, Nanoplas has a variety of products that can help if rust is an issue with your injection molds.

Common Cause:

Incomplete Coverage of Rust Preventative

If you’re having issues with rust during preventative maintenance or a short-term shut down, it may be a coverage issue with your rust preventative. One telltale sign of spotty coverage is that the rust only appears on certain areas of the mold. Simply put, the operator or tech may have trouble seeing where they’re applying the rust preventative. (Note that deep cavity details may require extra attention.)

Solution:

Mold Guard Rust Preventative Cut Out

The Defender™

The Defender is a semi-dry rust preventative intended for long-term storage. It’s dry properties were formulated to ensure that it will not migrate throughout the mold. It contains a green tracer dye that shows where it’s been applied, providing visual proof and reassurance that your mold is properly coated.

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Solution:

Mold Guard Rust Preventative Cut Out

Mold Guard Green™

Mold Guard Green is a “truly dry” rust preventative intended for overnight and weekend storage. It’s dry properties were formulated to ensure that it will not migrate throughout the mold. It contains a green tracer dye that shows where it’s been applied, providing visual proof and reassurance that your mold is properly coated.

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Common Cause:

Ineffective Rust Preventative

If you’ve properly applied a preventative and rust is still an issue, it’s time to consider an alternative rust preventative.

Solution:

Mold Guard Rust Preventative Cut Out

The Defender™

The Defender is a semi-dry rust preventative intended for long-term storage. It’s dry properties were formulated to ensure that it will not migrate throughout the mold. It contains a green tracer dye that shows where it’s been applied, providing visual proof and reassurance that your mold is properly coated.

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Solution:

Mold Guard Rust Preventative Cut Out

Mold Guard Green™

Mold Guard Green is a “truly dry” rust preventative intended for overnight and weekend storage. It’s dry properties were formulated to ensure that it will not migrate throughout the mold. It contains a green tracer dye that shows where it’s been applied, providing visual proof and reassurance that your mold is properly coated.

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Common Cause:

Unknown

Sometimes rust has gone undetected or is just unavoidable. You could simply be dealing with a water leak or condensation, or the reason may be impossible to pinpoint. Either way, you need a product that can quickly remove the rust to avoid unexpected and costly downtime.

Solution:

Mold Guard Rust Preventative Cut Out

Zap-Ox™

Zap-Ox provides unmatched stain removing ability. There is no other cleaner that can remove rust, oxidation, buildup, weld discoloration, and other stains as effectively and efficiently as Zap-Ox.

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See How Effectively Zap-Ox Cleans

Better Together

When used in tandem, Nanoplas products can help you significantly reduce costs, downtime, scrap, and more. Scientifically formulated, each product is individually effective, so when used together, they enhance mold performance significantly.

Zap-Ox helps
cut cleaning time by 4 hours/week

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I have been in the manufacturing industry for over 24 years and have worked with a wide variety of cleaners…. I am excited to say the Nanoplas product has exceeded my expectations for reducing our cleaning times.”

William Duffield

Tool Room Supervisor, Erwin Quader, Inc.