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  Tectyl 502C


If you need  additional information on Tectyl 502C, or it's Military Specification MIL-PRF-16173E, please give us a call. Our dedicated team is eager to help.

TECTYL 502C, Class I

TECTYL 502C, Class I is a solvent cutback, corrosion preventive compound. The semi-firm film is amber and translucent. TECTYL 502C, Class I is approved under Military Specifications MIL-PRF-16173E. It is designed to protect ferrous and non-ferrous parts for indoor or covered storage and during shipment. The cured film of TECTYL 502C, Class I is compatible with a variety of oils and greases.

Tectyl 502C Laboratory Data

Tectyl 502C Typical Properties

Tectyl 502C Flash, PMCC*, Minimum 106F
Tectyl 502C Density, Weight/Gallon @ 77F (25C) 7.2 0.1 lbs./gallon
Tectyl 502C Specific Gravity @ 60F (15.6C) 0.87
Tectyl 502C Recommended Dry Film Thickness over Metal Profile 1.0 mil
Tectyl 502C Theoretical Coverage @ Recommended DFT 850 sq. ft./gallon
Tectyl 502C Non-Volatile % by Weight 58 2.5
Tectyl 502C Non-Volatile % by Volume   53 1
Tectyl 502C Volatile Organic Content (VOC), Maximum  3.23 lbs./gallon
Tectyl 502C Approximate Dry to Touch Time @ 77F (25C) 1 hour
Tectyl 502C Cure Time 24 hours



Tectyl 502C Accelerated Corrosion Tests:

5% Salt Spray (Hours) ASTM** B-117 @ Recommended DFT
(2x4x1/8 in. Polished Steel Panels)
100% Relative Humidity (Hours) ASTM D-1748 @ Recommended DFT (2x4x1/8 in. Polished Steel Panels) 4104

Tectyl 502C Surface Preparation

The maximum performance of TECTYL 502C, Class I can be achieved only when the metal surfaces to be protected are clean, dry and free of rust, oil and mill scale. Daubert Chemical Company recommends that the metal substrate temperature be 50- 95F (10-35C) at the time of product application.

Tectyl 502C Application

TECTYL 502C is formulated to be used as supplied.Ensure uniform consistency prior to use. Continued stirring is generally not required. If the product thickens due to cold storage or loss of solvent during use, contact Daubert Chemical Company.DO NOT THIN TECTYL 502C Incorrect thinning will affect film build, dry time and product performance. Daubert Chemical Company recommends that the ambient and product temperature be 50 - 95F (10 - 35C) at time of application. TECTYL 502C can be spray or dip applied.

Tectyl 502C Storage

 Store TECTYL 502C at temperatures between 50-95F (10-35C). Mild agitation is recommended prior to use.

Tectyl 502C Caution

Adequate ventilation is required for cure and to ensure against formation of a combustible liquid. THE PARTIALLY CURED FILM SHOULD NOT BE EXPOSED TO IGNITION SOURCES SUCH AS FLARES, FLAMES, SPARKS, EXCESSIVE HEAT, OR TORCHES. Refer to Material Safety Data Sheet for additional handling and first aid information.

Tectyl 502C Removal

 TECTYL 502C can be removed with TECTYL HPS solvent borne thinner, vapor degreasing, hot alkaline wash, or low pressure steam. TECTYL 502C can be removed from fabrics by normal dry cleaning procedures. Avoid the use of chlorinated or highly aromatic solvents when removing from painted surfaces, as these solvents may adversely affect paint.

Note: The addition of any product over or under this coating is not recommended. The use of additional coatings could result in chemical incompatibility, thus adversely affecting the performance of this coating as stated in the lab data section. If a product other than Daubert Chemical Company's recommended product is required, written authorization must be obtained from Daubert Chemical Company.

CAUTION: The data, statements and recommendations set forth in this product information sheet are based on testing, research and other development work which has been carefully conducted by us, and we believe such data, statements and recommendations will serve as reliable guidelines. However, this product is subject to numerable uses under varying conditions over which we have no control, and accordingly, we do NOT warrant that this product is suitable for any particular use. Users are advised to test the product in advance to make certain it is suitable for their particular production conditions and particular use or uses.

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