Using Tufoil for Engines and HinderRUST in Shipyards

Reinauer Transportation Companies, LLC is a third-generation firm specializing in marine transportation of petroleum and chemicals from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico. Founded in 1923 and headquartered in Staten Island, New York, Reinauer’s fleet includes more than 25 cargo barges and tugboats capable of moving 2.5 million barrels per day of [...]

2017-08-28T15:08:02+00:00

Easy One-Handed Paste & Grease Application

Ever feel like you just don't have enough hands when applying thread sealant pastes or greases? Applying paste or grease can be difficult when the threads are tucked away or hidden behind something. You may need one hand to hold something out of the way in order to access the grease point. Fluoramics offers LOX-8 [...]

2017-08-01T13:59:04+00:00

The Battle Between Blue Heron Poop and HinderRUST

Fluoramics has a number of HinderRUST test plates hung around the country. When people request a test kit, we send out a package consisting of a metal plate, sample of HinderRUST, cup, brush, and instructions on how to prepare the plate. In return, we ask for monthly status photos showing how the plates are holding [...]

2017-08-01T13:59:04+00:00

Fluoramics Products Have A Date Code

We are frequently asked about the shelf life of our products. While many of our products last indefinitely, in order to protect both you and us, we date code our products with an expiration date of three years from the date of manufacture. So what does this mean for you? Basically, our date code protects [...]

2017-08-01T13:59:04+00:00

Point. Shoot. Protect. HinderRUST 4.0 now available in pinpoint stream for hard-to-reach areas

Fluoramics now has a solvent-free spray can for its HinderRUST® S4.0 rust inhibitor. Typical rust inhibitors use solvent-based aerosol propellants, which cannot be used in enclosed areas. By utilizing an innovative bag-on-valve (BoV) technology, the HinderRUST spray can uses no solvent-based propellants yet delivers a pin-point stream of aggressive rust inhibitors that simplifies and speeds [...]

2017-08-01T13:59:04+00:00

Fluoramics Introduces Solvent-Free Spray Can for HinderRUST 4.0 Rust Inhibitor

Winona, Minn. – (June 2, 2017) Fluoramics Inc., a leading manufacturer of sealants, greases, and rust inhibitors, has introduced a solvent-free spray can for its HinderRUST® S4.0 rust inhibitor. Typical rust inhibitors use solvent-based aerosol propellants, which cannot be used in enclosed areas. By utilizing an innovative bag-on-valve (BoV) technology, the HinderRUST spray can uses [...]

2017-08-01T13:59:04+00:00

How To Construct an Inexpensive Salt-Fog Chamber

Salt Fog Chambers are a critical testing device for monitoring the effects of humidity, moisture and salt on metals. Fluoramics has constructed several inexpensive chambers and taken them to trade shows where they have been well received. The chambers allow for quick on-site testing. They are scalable, flexible and they parallel the ASTM B117 testing [...]

2017-08-01T13:59:04+00:00

Preserve Firearms, Knives and Swords with Tufoil Gun-Coat

Chuck Schmidt served in the U.S. Navy for more than 30 years, and recently retired from his second career as a carpenter. Schmidt is an avid collector of firearms and other military collectibles such as knives and swords. “Each year, I would take my entire collection out and wipe them down with oil,” says Schmidt. [...]

2017-05-23T13:40:03+00:00

Keeping Wire Rope Cables Rust-Free

Corrosion is one of the biggest problems marinas and shipyards face. Wire ropes, in particular, are susceptible to rust as they are exposed to the weather. Add to that the salty air found on the coasts, and fighting corrosion on wire rope cables is an everyday battle. HinderRUST, by Fluoramics, combats rust on wire rope [...]

2017-05-08T16:46:07+00:00