Tectyl 894 Class I

Tectyl 894 Class I

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Tectyl 894 Class I Heavy-Duty Water-Displacing & Lubricating Corrosion Preventive Compound QPL Approved Mil Spec MIL-PRF-16173E Grade 3, Class I

Tectyl 894 Class I is a Qualified Product Listed (QPL) for Govt Designation MIL-PRF-16173E; Class I, Grade 3 Certified Source, formulated to also fulfill the requirements of MIL-P-116J, Type P-3 Specifications.
Contrary to Class II, Class I indicates this product is higher in Volatile Organic Content/Compounds (VOC), exceeding 2.8 lbs. per gallon (340 grams/liter).

Tectyl 894 Class I is a solvent-based, semi-firm, water-displacing corrosion preventive compound cutback with mineral spirits offering strong multi-purpose capabilities.
Designed to protect various ferrous (contains iron) and non-ferrous (no iron) metals where water or saline solutions must be displaced to prevent the formation of corrosion-promoting conditions.
Tectyl 894 Class I will cure to a soft and oily, translucent, brown rustproofing film.

Tectyl 894 Class I is a smart choice for reliable water-displacing corrosion prevention in a wide range of industrial applications like storage, machinery protection, and domestic/international shipping to effectively safeguard your assets and extend their lifespan in even the harshest environments.

Product Uses

  • Translucent, Amber, Heavy-Duty Lubricating Corrosion Preventive Compound that penetrates surfaces, lubricates, and is recommended for strong corrosion protection for indoor/outdoor or covered/uncovered storage metal equipment or parts during shipment in a variety of industrial applications.
  • Protects interior surfaces of machinery, instruments, and/or material under cover for limited periods.
  • Protects critical bare steel or phosphated surfaces for extended periods when packaged with satisfactory barrier materials.
  • Class I Volatile Organic Content/Compounds (VOC) exceeds 2.8 lbs. per gallon (340 grams/liter).
  • Removal is possible with mineral spirits (or another similar petrolatum solvent), hot alkaline wash, or low-pressure steam.

Product Performance:

  • When applied at the recommended wet film thickness (WFT) of 1.5-2 mils over the surface profile, it will deposit the recommended dry film thickness (DFT) of 0.7-1.25 mils.
  • Dry to touch in 4 hours, weather-resistant in 2 hours, and fully cured in 24 hours.
  • Covers 1,215 square ft. per gallon when applied at the recommended film thickness.
  • Can provide up to 2 months of outdoor protection and 2 years of indoor or undercover protection on metal substrates at the recommended dry film thickness.

Application Equipment Recommendations: 

  • Pumps with ratios of 15:1 or greater are advised for efficient use of container content.
  • Tungsten Carbide Nozzles Tip in the spray gun is recommended. (.011" to .017" tip orifice size)
  • High Pressure Fluid Hose of no less than 3/8 in. diameters is suggested for less than 50 ft. of material hose.
  • Low Ratio pumps (15-30:1): operate through 100 ft. of 1/2 in & 50 ft. of 3/8 in. hose for a max of 150 ft.
  • High Ratio pumps(>30:1): operate through 200 ft. of 1/2 in & 50 ft. of 3/8 in. hose for a max of 250 ft.
  • Can be brush or dip applied. 

Class I Identification & Classification Numbers/Codes:

  • National Stock Numbers (NSN):
    • 8030-00-244-1294:55 Gallon Drum
    • 8030-00-244-1293: 5 Gallon Can
    • 8030-00-244-1296: 1 Gallon Can
    • 8030-00-837-6557: 1 Pint Can
  • Export Control Classification Number (ECCN):
    • EAR99
  • Commercial and Government Entity Code (CAGE CODE):
    • 0Y4S8
  • Schedule B:
    • 3811.90.00.00

For additional product information as well as storage and handling requirements, refer to the Product Data Sheet or Safety Data Sheet provided on this page.

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Safety Data Sheet
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Tectyl MIL-PRF-16173E Approved Solvent-Cutback Corrosion Preventives

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