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NuKoat® IPO: Protective Oil - Water Displacing Rust Preventative

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  • Primary Application: Rust preventative - Water Displacing
  • pH: n/a
  • VOC: (g/L): 603
  • Foam: Zero
  • Water Soluble: No
  • Oil Based: Yes
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Protective Oil - Water Displacing Rust Preventative


NuKoat® IPO water displacing rust preventative, it is a non-emulsifiable, non-staining product applied to ferrous and non-ferrous metals. It protects machined metal parts between operations, finished metal parts, castings, and tools in storage. It is also used in protecting process equipment during seasonal shutdowns. Formulated to meet Military Specification MIL-C-16173D.

NuKoat IPO is primarily used for indoor protection. Under test conditions of 95% + 2% relative humidity at 49°C (120°F), the protective oil film provides 30-60 days protection on polished steel or sandblasted panels.


NuKoat IPO can be applied by immersion, non-atomizing spray, or brushing. NuKoat IPO is normally used full strength. For reduced protection, it can be diluted with mineral spirits, kerosene up to 50% by volume. NuKoat IPO can be easily removed with an alkaline cleaner like NuGenTec AquaKlean SC-HD or CitraKlean Clear.
  • To the best of our knowledge, this product is California Prop 65 compliant.

Typical Usage Parameters:


Rust preventative coating

Concentration Range


Operating Temperatures


Time (Seconds)


Ferrous Metals


VOC (Concentrate)

603 g/L    


Physical Properties:

pH, Concentrate


Bulk Density, lbs/gal


Viscosity, CPS


Flash point (pmcc)

140°F (Minimum)

Film type


Solubility in water

Water displacing


800 sq ft/gal

Dry time (cure time)

3hrs (24hrs)

Military Spec MIL-C-16173D

Availability:  5, 55, 275-gallon. Also in bulk tankers.

Shipment:  DOT – Non-Regulated Material, Liquid

Storage:  Keep out of direct sunlight.  Keep from freezing. Store between 40 °F - 100 °F.

Disposal:  Dispose of in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations.  For assistance with disposal contact NuGeneration Technologies at 888-99-NuGen or email:

Regulatory:  This product is classified and labeled according to the Globally Harmonized System (GHS).

Combustible liquid. Causes skin irritation. May cause drowsiness or dizziness.
May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.  Toxic to aquatic life.
Please make sure you have read and understand the product label and SDS before using this product.  Avoid breathing vapors, spray or mists. Use only with adequate ventilation. Wash thoroughly after handling.  Observe label precautions. 
NuKoat IPO is a protective oil - Water displacing rust preventative. it is a non-emulsifiable, non-staining product applied to ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Formulated to meet Military Specification MIL-C-16173D.