Tectyl 400C

Tectyl 400C

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Tectyl 400C, is a solvent cutback corrosion preventive compound designed to protect industrial components and painted surfaces during domestic and international shipment. 

Tectyl 400C is used by many leaf spring manufacturers, not only because they are easily applied by dip application, but the firm film is highly resistant to salt corrosion and provides lubrication between the leaves, reducing fretting corrosion.  This product is approved under Ford Motor Company specification M7C-16A or EST-M7C-16A for Ford Truck Division.

Tectyl 400C will not stain silver or silver plated metals based on silver corrosion tests described in MIL-C-16173

Tectyl 400C is an outstanding firm film coating for protecting Metal Forms and forming rings use in manufacturing of concrete pipes 

The dry film is firm, amber, translucent and may also be used to protect transportation equipment assemblies.

Surface Preparation:The maximum performance of this product can be achieved only when the metal surfaces to be protected are clean, dry and free of rust, oil and mill scale.

This product is formulated to be used as supplied.

  • Ensure uniform consistency prior to use.
  • Continued stirring is generally not required. 
  • If product thickens, contact Daubert Chemical Company.* 
  • Ambient/product temp at time of application: 50 - 95F.**
  • This product can be spray or dip applied.


  • Coating can be removed with Tectyl HPS solvent-borne thinner, vapor degreasing, hot alkaline wash, or low pressure steam.
  • It can be removed from fabrics by normal dry cleaning procedures.
  • Avoid the use of chlorinated or highly aromatic solvents when removing from painted surfaces, as these solvents may adversely affect paint.


  • Store product at temperatures between 50-95F (10-35C).
  • Mild agitation is recommended prior to use.

CAUTION: Adequate ventilation is required for cure and to ensure against formation of a combustible liquid. The partially cured film should not be exposed to ignition sources such as flares, flames, sparks, excessive heat, or torches. Refer to Daubert's Safety Data Sheet for additional handling and first aid information.

NOTE:The addition of any product over or under this coating is not recommended. The use of additional coatings could result in chemical incompatibility, thus adversely affecting the performance of this coating as stated in the lab data section. If a product other than Daubert Chemical Company's recommended product is required, written authorization must be obtained from Daubert Chemical Company, Inc.

*This may occur due to cold storage or loss of solvent during use
**Or, 10 - 35C according to Daubert Chemical Company recommendations.

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