Tried and Tested, Total Rust and Corrosion Protection

Whether your products are being shipped overseas, sitting in inventory on a shelf or waiting for the next metal finishing process, they represent a significant dollar investment.

You want to protect that investment from rust and corrosion.  That’s where Hubbard-Hall can help. This is an aqueous line of rust preventives that are completely water-miscible, low to no VOCs and are easily removed for further processing such as plating, painting or powder coating.

Hubbard-Hall’s line of Metal Guard products offers 42 displacing variations specific for your needs.

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Metal Guard 560


Designed to be the final finish.
Solvent-based, water-displacing rust preventative, which can be applied by dipping, spraying or brushing.

Metal Guard 700


Prevention before corrosion.
An emulsion preventative offering outstanding corrosion protection during storage and transportation.

Metal Guard 830 HTF


Hot Test Fluid Additive
Metal Guard 830 HTF is a water-soluble, hot test fluid additive designed for high performance internal combustion engines.

This photo proves that Metal Guard 900 can provide over 2 months of rust and corrosion protection from the elements.

One-Step Outdoor Rust Protection

Simplify Your Process.
Metal Guard™ 900 is a viscous, solvent-based rust preventative for extended indoor and outdoor exposures on bare metal surfaces. Proven effective to protect against corrosion in one easy step.

One Step Application eliminating the need and cost of equipment. Watch a quick clip on the simple application and removal process.

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Water Based Corrosion Inhibitors

Operating Temperature
(ASTM D-2247)
Metal Guard 800-D11

Ambient.5-5%48 hrs. (Over bare steel)steel, stainless steel
Metal Guard 830 HTF8.2Ambient to 160° F5-20%50 hrs. (Over bare steel)castings, iron, steel
Metal Guard 85011Ambient2-4%36 hrs. (Over bare steel)iron, steel

Water Displacing Rust Preventative for Dip, Spray or Brush Applications

ProductBaseFlash PointFilm CharacteristicCorrosion Protection
(ASTM B-117)
Metal Guard 450Solvent
142°FDry-to-touch48 hrs. (Over black oxide)x
Metal Guard 510Solvent/Oil145°FOily thin film100 hrs. (Over black oxide)x
Metal Guard 560Solvent/Oil142°FOily thin film180 hrs. (Over black oxide)x

Water Emulsifiable Metal Guard Products

ProductRecommended Operating TemperatureConcentrationCorrosion Protection
(ASTM B-117)
Corrosion Protection
(ASTM D-2247)
Metal Guard 320150°F5-20%100 hr. (Black Oxide, 10% solution)
Metal Guard 700Ambient50-100%360 hr. (Bare Steel, 100% solution)x

Wax Emulsions and Acrylic Resins

ProductPropertiesConcentrationCorrosion Protection
(ASTM D-1735)
Film CharacteristicStable Emulsion
Metal Guard 600Acrylic lacquer50-100%Clear hard filmx
Metal Guard 660Styrennated acrylic laquer50-100%Clear hard filmx
Metal Guard 914Wax emulsion50-100%Soft dry filmx
Metal Guard 916Wax emulsion50-100%Clear non-tacky UV-traceable filmx
Metal Guard 919Wax emulsion50-100%120+ hr. of water fog exposureThin dry filmx

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"We've worked with Hubbard-Hall for over 30 years. We rely heavily on their technical expertise. They are extremely responsive. "
Bob McElwee
Cleveland Black Oxide