RG-2400® Corrosion Control Gel

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Bundled PipeRG-2400® Corrosion Control Gel was developed to solve the problem of Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) and is a solution for many hidden corrosion problems. 

RG-2400® is different from anything you've seen. To understand this unique material, which is protected by multiple patents internationally, perhaps the first thing to know is it is totally different. RG-2400® is applied as a gel - and instead of curing or hardening, it remains in gel form. Within a short time, chemical elements in the gel react with elements in the steel surface. This reaction forms an ultra-thin glasslike mineral surface. This surface, along with pH adjusting chemistry in the gel, is what protects the steel underneath from corrosion. (How it Works)

RG-2400® works best on corrosion you can't see:

RG-2400® has been used for numerous applications including insulated transmission pipelines, insulated valves and fittings, insulated tanks, insulated process piping, bundles pipe, ammonia systems, wire ropes, chime crevice at tank bottoms, and detachable anchor links.

RG-2400® got its start by solving critical corrosion problems:

The U.S. Navy found its operations handicapped by watertight doors frozen by hidden corrosion, and by critical steel cables weakened by crevice corrosion. (Click for details)

Oil and gas producers north of the Arctic Circle became concerned about potential environmentally damaging spills caused by corrosion in Annular Well Casings and under insulation. (Click for details)

Food Manufacturers, who use refrigerated processing in their operations, worried about process shutdowns and leaks from corroded Ammonia Refrigeration lines. With these lines, leaks can be life threatening, environmentally damaging, and extremely costly. (Click for details)

RG-2400® Family of Products:

RG-2400® LT - Low temperature service gel (up to 250ºF)
RG-2400® NP - Low temperature service gel (up to 250ºF) for New Piping Systems
RG-2400® AK - In-service HOT line applications and tank chime system installations (up to 250ºF)
RG-2400® ET - High temperature applications (up to 350ºF)
RG-CHW® - Specially formulated to be used on chilled water systems with 40ºF - 100ºF temperature ranges
RG-2401™ - Formulated for use on Down Hole Oil Well Corrosion protecting against annular space areas where specific gravity is an issue.

Companion Products:

RG Cleaner - Special cleaner for cleaning of tools, spills, & spray equipment when using RG-2400® products
GeoWrap® - Geotextile for high temperature uses to keep insulation clean for inspection cycles
Alumaguard® Lite - Weather barrier protection for RG-2400® products for un-insulated small diameter pipes to protect from UV, and dirt
AlumaWrap™ - Weather barrier protection for RG-2400® products
AccuTrowel™ - Tool set custom designed to accurately gauge mil thickness coverage on pipes measuring from 2" - 12" in diameter.
VaporGuard™ Tape - Self adhesive butyl sealant for use in Vapor Stops, Expansion Joints, and terminations on ammonia systems.

corrosion problemWhat do I do next?

If after reviewing our website, particularly the applications area, you feel that one of your corrosion problems can be helped by one of our RG-2400® products, here are several things you could do:

1. Contact us with questions by e-mail at polyguard@polyguardproducts.com.

2. Call us at (1) 214-515-5000.

3. Ask us for a free “desktop corrosion test kit”. You can use this material on your desktop, or in an area where you are experiencing hidden corrosion problems.

The products you see here have been developed over the last decade to meet specific needs of customers with corrosion problems. From problems with Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI), to Chilled Water Corrosion (CHW) and Corroded Tanks and Vessels, our products have been developed to meet needs for higher operating temperatures, lower application temperatures, spray application, and so forth. Count on us to keep developing this technology to solve new problems.

Polyguards Mechanical product line also features our Alumaguard® Family of products for Weatherproof Jacketing Systems, ZEROPERM® and Insulrap™ Vapor Barriers, and Dow® Styrofoam XPS PIB.

Corrosion Control Gel

Features & Benefits

  • RG-2400® will PREVENT corrosion on new metal
  • RG-2400® will STOP existing corrosion on existing metal
  • RG-2400® is NOT a coating, paint, or primer
  • RG-2400® is NOT a moisture barrier (i.e. grease or wax); it is a metal modifier
  • Manufactures polymerized di-silicate lattice with existing metal oxides
  • Creates a mineral lattice 50-200 angstroms thick into metal surface
  • Electrolyte cannot penetrate mineralized layer
  • Buffers any moisture present to 10.4 pH
  • Easy clean up with RG-2400® Cleaner
  • Non-Toxic and environmentally friendly

Insulated Valves and Fittings

Insulated Valves and Fittings

RG-2400® LT Application, XPS & Insulrap™

RG-2400® LT Application (the complete process)

Application of RG-2400® LT on Bundled Pipe