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Low foaming liquid inhibitor to be used in sulfuric acid pickling baths for any type of steel.


Product Overview

BONDERITE® S-AD 85 (known as RODINE 85) acid inhibitor is designed for sulfuric acid steel pickling to protect substrate during the pickling process.


BONDERITE® S-AD 85 can be used in phosphoric and acetic acids, as well as sulfamic, citric, oxalic, and sodium bisulfate solutions in pickling and industrial cleaning operations.  This concentrate can be mixed with water to dilute with dilutent percentage dependant upon steel reactivity and temperature of operation.

Features & Benefits

Minimizes attack on base metal 
Optimizes wetting and removal of scale & rust 
Increases life of pickle baths
Decreases steel smutting
Minimizes pitting & fuming


Problems Solved

Steel etching
Burning and smutting of steel

Product Specifications

Physical state: Liquid
Color: Red
Odor: Aromatic
Odor threshold: Not available.
pH: < 2 
Specific gravity: 1.06 - 1.09 at 60 °F (15.56 °C) 
Flash point:  > 200 °F (> 93.33 °C) Tagliabue closed cup; Not applicable 

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