Product & Safety Datasheets


ASTRO-KOTE C-XBP is a synthetic water based rust inhibitor for in-plant rust protection on steel alloys. ASTRO-KOTE C-XBP was designed to prevent rust on mild steel parts between machining operations. It can also be used in the final rinse after soak, spray or barrel tumbling operations. This product does not leave any oily films. ASTRO-KOTE C-XBP may be used as a supplementary rust inhibitor for use in water soluble metalworking fluids.


ASTRO-KOTE C-XBP may be used on in-plant and inter-plant shipments of work-in-progress and finished goods. ASTRO-KOTE C-XBP may be applied by dip tank, spray or other convenient method.

Features Benefits

· Does Not Contain Petroleum Oil or Solvent
· Coats Evenly Over Metal Surfaces
· Non-Flammable
· Long Lasting


Indoor Storage of Machined or Ground Parts 10:1 to 15:1
As A Supplementary Rust Inhibitor for use with water extendable 200:1 to 100:1
extendable Metalworking Fluids

Typical Properties

Appearance-Concentrate Clear Light Yellow liquid
Odor Slight Sweet Odor
pH @ 20:1 (5%) 9.4 ± 0.2
Specific Gravity @ 60°F 1.05 ± 0.01
Lbs/Gallon 8.8 ± 0.1
Flash point, PMCC None

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