Corrosion Inhibitors Supplies & Asset Preservation

Asset Preservation Solutions using VpCI- Technology

Asset Preservation Solutions using VpCI- Technology

Inventory Preservation Solutions

  • Preserving equipment during transport, storage, construction, temporary shutdown, or long-term storage is crucial to ensuring it can be quickly and cost-effectively reinstated and made operational.
  • Kanoo offers turnkey projects and services for inventory preservation to clients in various industries, including oil and gas, EPCIC, utilities, onshore and offshore rigs, etc.
  • Kanoo’s experienced team provides high-quality and cost-effective preservation solutions for a wide range of equipment, whether it’s rotary, static, electrical, or instrumentation, regardless of its size.
  • Preservation solutions typically require minimal de-preservation activity before installation or startup.

Scope of Services



Degreasing /
Rust removing Application


Rust preventive coatings,Emitters,Desicorr pouches Application



Wrapping with VpCI impregnated sheets (shrinkable/non-shrinkable)


Surface Preparation Products

Organic Rust Remover


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  • Removes rust and corrosion from ferrous and non-ferrous metals.
  • BioBased (citrus), completely organic and easily biodegradable. Near neutral pH.
  • Non-polluting and environmentally acceptable 
  • Loosens rust-frozen parts 
  • No adverse effects on most paints, plastics, wood, textiles, ceramics and rubbers
  • NSF (A3) Registered. Acceptable for use as an acid cleaner in and around food processing areas for indirect food contact

Paint Removers

VpCI-432 & 433

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  • Quickly and safely removes many type of paints without damaging the metal surfaces underneath
  • Quickly and easily removes grafitti from concrete and other surfaces
  • Safe to use
  • Eliminates blasting, refinishing and painting typically required
  • Effective on a wide range of paints, lacquers, enamels, waxes, alkyds, acrylics, urethanes & epoxies

Water-Based Alkaline & Soy-Based Cleaners/Degreasers

Water Based: VpCI-411/414/415/416/418/419

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  • Cleans multiple metals 
  • Flash protection 
  • D-Limonene based
  • Excellent degreaser



  • Cleans multiple metals 
  • Flash protection
  • Emulsifying degreaser
  • Best waterbased for rust prevention



  • Flash protection 
  • Cleans multiple metals 
  • Excellent blend for cleaning and rust prevention
  • Multi-purpose, foaming alkaline cleaner 

Micro-Corrosion Inhibiting COATINGS Powered by Nano VpCI

Temporary Coatings

VpCI-368-Solvent Based

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Our Best Temporary Coating

  • Outdoor coating
  • Firm, wax-like film, dries to a non-tacky film. 
  • UV resistant
  • Conforms to MIL-C-16173E  (Grade 1), QPL product
  • Can be applied to painted surfaces

VpCI-369-Oil Based

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Self-Healer Barrier Coating

  • Self-healing film
  • Excellent lubricity, remains wet to touch.
  • Conforms to MIL-C-16173E (Grade 2), QPL product 
  • NSN 8030-00-244-1297

VpCI-337-Water Based

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  • Biodegradable (87% biodegradation in 28 days)* 
  • Contains vapor and contact corrosion inhibitors which provides multi metal corrosion protection
  • Leaves a thin, self-healing film 
  • Ready-to-use
  • For robust preservation of internal void spaces


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Non-Tacky Water Based Coating

  • Excellent salt spray resistance
  • Dries hard, non-tacky
  • Easily removed
  • Customized colors available
  • Medium to long term outdoor storage.


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  • Protects ferrous and non-ferrous metals
  • Dry film is stable up to 350°F (176°C)
  •  Hydroblasting and hydrotesting
  • Water-soluble, environmentally friendly and safe to apply
  • Prevents flash corrosion on cold-rolled steel
  • Very stable in hard water
  • Can be coated over with conventional paint systems

ElectriCorr VpCI-239

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  • A multifunctional outdoor cleaner/corrosion protector.
  • It removes oils, grime, wax, and other contaminates with ease, and provides corrosion protection to the treated surface at the same time.
  • Instant corrosion protection to ferrous and non-ferrous metals
  • Preservation of pumps and electric motors
  • Can be used in contact with engineering plastics, elastomers, and other non-metallics.
  • Outdoor generators and junction boxes
  • Outdoor and indoor electrical outlets
  • CFC and 1,1,1-Trichlorethane free

Hydrotesting Additives

VpCI-649/649BD-Water Based

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Combines contact and volatile corrosion inhibitors along with anti-scalants

  • Inhibitor for hydrostatic testing of pipelines, casings, tanks and valves
  • Inhibitor for closed loop cooling systems
  • Fire extinguishing systems
  • Environmentally friendly and nitrite-free
  • Contains an acrylic polymer to prevent scale formation
  • Readily water-soluble liquid for easy application
  • Multi-metal protection
  • Effective in low dosages
  • Does not contain free amines
  • BD includes preservatives against biogrowth.

VpCI Powders & Pouch


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Biodegradable powder for wet or dry corrosion protection of ferrous metals and aluminum.

  • Conforms to MIL-I-22110C
  • Accepted by Cefas as an offshore chemical. 
  • Registered under OCNS number 25717 allowing use at 5,000 ppm.
  • Provides liquid, vapor-phase, and interface protection (above the liquid level)
  • Creates a monomolecular inhibiting layer on metal surface
  • Provides up to 24 months of continuous protection
  • Does not contain nitrites, phosphates or heavy metals


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For corrosion protection of ferrous metals.

  • Does not contain silicates, phosphates, nitrites  or heavy metals
  • Provides up to 24 months of continuous protection
  • Provides monomolecular inhibiting layer
  • Vapor phase inhibiting action protects inaccessible and recessed surfaces
  • If the VpCI layer is disturbed by moisture or opening the enclosed space, it is replenished by continuous 
  • vapor redeposition
  • Prevents further corrosion of pre-coated and painted surface


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For corrosion protection of ferrous metals & non-ferrous metals.

  • Does not contain silicates, phosphates, nitrites  or heavy metals
  • Provides up to 24 months of continuous protection
  • Creates monomolecular inhibiting layer
  • Vapor phase inhibiting action protects inaccessible and recessed surfaces
  • Very easily removed by air gun or water
  • VmCI layer does not interfere with operation of mechanical components
  • Meets MIL I-22110C


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For corrosion protection of ferrous metals & non-ferrous metals.

  • Provides up to 24 months of continuous protection in contact 

       and vapor phases

  • Creates monomolecular inhibiting layer 
  • Vapor phase inhibiting action protects inaccessible and recessed surfaces
  • Does not contain silicates, phosphates, nitrites  or heavy metals
  • Biodegradable
  • Little to no surface preparation is required
  • VpCI layer does not interfere with operation of mechanical components
  • Commercial equivalent to Mil Spec: MIL I-22110C

Fuel & Oil Additives

VpCI-705-Fuel Additive

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Specially formulated for use as a multifunctional fuel additive

  • Multi  metal corrosion inhibitor, fuel stabilizer, water emulsifier for gasoline, diesel, and gasohol mixtures.
  • Excellent protection in both continuous and intermittent treatment. 
  • Can be fogged into gas tanks
  • Blends with gasoline

VpCI-329-Oil Additive

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Oil-based concentrate for use with lubricating, hydraulic, and preservation oils for multi metals.

  • Compatible with most oils
  • Provides good salt spray resistance
  • Can be fogged into metal compartments
  • NATO #6850-66-132-6100 / NSN #6850-01-470-3359

M-531-Oil Additive

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Soluble in petroleum and synthetic lubricants for multimetals.

  • Excellent vapor and contact corrosion protection
  • Excellent non-staining properties
  • Can be used in hydraulic applications
  • Compatible with most mineral and synthetic oils
  • Suitable for preservation and intermittent use conditions
  • Resists gelling when contaminated with water

M-529-Oil Additive

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For lubricating oils during operation & intermittent for multimetals.

  • Corrosion protection for ferrous and non-ferrous metals 
  • Does not contain hazardous barium, chromates, nitrites, or phosphate-based inhibitors
  • Low toxicity and thermally stable, providing long-lasting corrosion inhibition
  • Passes through a 5-micron filter
  • Provides protection in the presence of chlorides

VpCI Emitters (Cups & Foam pad series) & Desicorr Pouch


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Devices designed to provide corrosion protection for metal components, parts enclosed in non-ventilated control boxes, cabinets with multi metal protection

  • Economical to use
  • Provides continuous protection for up to 24 months during operation and/or shutdown
  • Effective in polluted and humid environments
  • Does not interfere with electrical, optical, or mechanical performance
  • Contains desiccant properties
  • Non-toxic and safe to handle
  • Free of nitrites, halogens and phosphates
  • VOC values meet Southern California Clean Air Act and other National and local regulations
  • Self-stick back
  •  NSN 6850-01-406-2060/NSN* #6850-01-338-1392/NSN# 6850-01-408-9025
  • Accepted by FDA for corrosion protection of electrical and electronic equipment within food processing plants

Desicorr Pouches

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To protect products within a sealed moisture barrier package or container from moisture damage.

  • Desicorr pouches are available in various sizes. 
  • Constructed with breathable Dupont Tyvek on one side and clear film on the other.
  • Provides visual confirmation when the desiccant is spent, a color changing indicator: yellow to green. 
  • Desicorr conforms to MIL-D-3464E Type I & Type II

VpCI-130 Series Foams

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Impregnated Foams Patented Multifunctional VpCI®, Desiccant and Antistatic Action 

  • 130 Series Foams are specially designed with Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibitor (VpCI®) impregnated throughout the foam’s polymeric matrix. 
  • They are excellent for protection of ferrous, non-ferrous metals, and alloys such as: steel, copper, brass, aluminum, zinc, solder, silver, etc. 
  • 130 Series Foams do not change critical physical and/or chemical properties of electronic components and are suitable for protection of printed circuit boards.
  • Nitrite- and chromate-free
  • Foams affords long-term protection for large export packages, crates, and seagoing containers.
  • Not intended to be used for cushioning purposes; excess pressure applied to the foam can wring the inhibitor from the substrate

VpCI Wrapping Sheets ( Shrinkable/Non-Shrinkable)

VpCI-126 HP UV

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High strength resins with ultraviolet light stabilizers (UV) and Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibitor (VpCI®) Technology 

  • Provides UV protection for outdoor storage
  • Multi-metal corrosion inhibition providing contact , barrier and vapor-phase protection.
  • Will shrink using a wide variety of shrink tools  including electric and propane heat guns
  • Recyclable and non-toxic
  • Unique inhibitors that protects the polymer from UV exposure and prevents degradation

MilCorr® VpCI® Shrink Film

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A heavy duty film featuring Cortec multimetal Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibitors

  • Provides UV protection for outdoor storage
  • Multimetal corrosion inhibition providing contact , barrier , and vapor phase protection.
  • Superior mechanical properties
  • Will shrink using a wide variety of shrink tools including electric and propane heat guns
  • Provides a unitized, tight, and tamper-proof load
  • Extra protection for outdoor storage and export shipments
  • Effective in severe outdoor climates
  • Immediate use of protected object upon removal
  • Recyclable and non-toxic

VpCI-126 Series

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126 Series films combine the latest film technology with the most effective corrosion protection for all of your metal products 

  • VpCI Films and bags protect metal objects as small as a needle to as large as the contents of an oceangoing container
  • Protects metal parts from all types of corrosion including rust, tarnish, stains, white rust, and oxidation
  • Multi metal corrosion inhibition providing contact,  barrier, and vapor phase protection
  • Excellent sealing properties using sealing  temperatures of 190-240OF
  • Will shrink using a wide variety of shrink tools
  • Transparent, allowing easy visualization
  • Excellent film for shrink tunnel application (depending on temperature and dwell time)
  • Film is recyclable and non-hazardous

Vapor Phase Inhibitors (VpCI) - Diffusion Analogies

Based on Diffusion Principle

How Does VpCI Work?

  • Corrosion inhibiting molecules are emitted from their source
  • Molecules naturally diffuse from the source toward the metal
  • Molecules are absorbed forming a protective film on metal
  • Film protects metal from corrosion
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VpCI Technology Advantages Over Conventional Practices

VpCI Products Properties

No EPA issues, no disposal issues & are biodegradable

Mono - molecular VpCI layer

Replacement for N2 blankets and dehumidification systems

Over 24 months protection

Items protected are mostly ready to use

Contactless surface protection

Onshore or Offshore Rig Stacking Solutions

Kanoo provides rig stacking services for onshore and offshore rigs.

Rig preservation services include:

  • Pre-stack rig surveys
  • Cold stacking
  • Warm or hot stacking
  • Long term storage

We execute preservation projects, including ongoing preservation maintenance and de-preservation, as part of rig reactivation. For rigs with limited access that need preservation, we provide product selection and remote supervision. Our preservation efforts cover drilling equipment such as mud pumps, pits, draw works, VFDs, wire ropes, etc.

Rust Removal Solutions

Kanoo offers a wide range of surface preparation products, which are mostly biobased and biodegradable.

These products include:

  • Biobased biodegradable rust remover for dipping applications
  • Biobased biodegradable rust remover gel for surface application
  • Heavy-duty alkali cleaner/degreaser that also removes temporary coatings
  • Biodegradable alkali cleaner/degreaser
  • Heavy-duty alkali cleaner/degreaser with extended multi-metal corrosion protection
  • Non-foaming alkali cleaner/degreaser for power washing machinery, high agitation part washers, and high-pressure spray washers
  • Heavy-duty biobased biodegradable cleaner/degreaser for demanding cleaning tasks in industrial and commercial settings
  • Heavy-duty paint stripper designed to remove polymers, inks, resins, and coatings from metal, concrete, and wooden surfaces

Rust Cleaning / Degreasing Application

Before and After Condition


Case Study
Preservation of Tube Bundle

Preservation Steps:

  • Rust removing / degreasing from bare metal.
  • Application of electrical contact cleaner & protector for electrical contact area
  • Application of wax finish coating to bare metal surface.
  • Placement of VpCI Emitter Pouches & Pads.
  • Wrapping with shrinkable sheet for up to 5yrs storage.

Rust Protective Coating


Placement of Emitter & Pouch


Final VpCI Wrapping


Wooden Boxing

Case Study - Preservation of Wound Rotor

Preservation Steps:

  • Cleaning with compressed air supply from each tube
  • Application of water borne coating for internal protection of tubes.
  • Placement of VpCI Emitter Pads on both ends
  • Wrapping / covering both ends with shrinkable sheet for up to 2yrs storage

Compressed air cleaning


Fogging coating tubes internals


Foam pads placement & VpCI sheet enclosure


Ends by wrapping with VpCI

APC Preservation Contract Services for Various Spares

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Preservation Services for Tube Bundles

Preservation Service for Rotor

Preservation Services for Various Spares

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