Steel Pickling and Processing Additives
Custom formulations developed specifically for the pickling of highly reactive HSLA and automotive grade steels.
Our workhorse HCl inhibitor; industry standard for 25 years. High quality inhibitor that provides excellent protection to all carbon steel grades: our benchmark inhibitor and an outstanding value.
Powerful inhibitor specifically formulated to provide maximum protection to high reactivity steel grades without sacrificing line speeds.
Crown L60B WA
A specialty HCl inhibitor designed to offer consistent protection to all steel grades; 100% non-foaming.
Provide outstanding base metal protection without sacrificing cycle times. High-performance additives available for sulfuric, phosphoric and organic acid processes.
Our premium sulfuric acid inhibitor; also highly effective in phosphoric acid and organic acids such as sulfamic, oxalic and citric.
A unique 3 in 1 product; inhibitor, foamer, and extender that provides excellent inhibition while extending the useful life of the pickle bath and minimizing heat loss and acid consumption.
Highly affordable sulfuric inhibitor for low carbon/low reactivity steel.
Acid Aid® 2L
Liquid sulfuric acid extender.
Improve line speeds and lower acid consumption in continuous HCl pickling processes; assists in the removal of scale and hot mill defect.
Crown Acid Aid® 5LXS
Chemical accelerator for all HCl pickling applications.
Crown Acid Aid® GL
Combination inhibitor/accelerator for high reactivity carbon steel.
Crown Acid Aid® 5LXS-IH
Combination inhibitor/accelerator for standard reactivity carbon steel. A 2-in-1 product that offers superior inhibition and line speed acceleration for HCl pickling.
Designed for HCl pickling, additives provide outstanding stop stain protection, improve rinsing and protect coils from storage corrosion. Wastewater treatment friendly.
Crown Rinse NCI-CXM
Proprietary rinse additive that combines superior stain protection with outstanding blow off efficiency; friendly to wastewater treatment. Crown NCI-CXM is a concentrated non-chelating rinse additive for spray or submerged applications; exceptional stop-stain resistance. Suitable for all types of water. Will not interfere with wastewater treatment.
Crown NCI-CM is an affordable general purpose rinse additive for spray or submerged applications. Preferred product for RO service water applications. Will not interfere with wastewater treatment.
Crown Rinse NCI-C
Citric Acid based rinse additive; outstanding stop stain protection. Crown NCI-C is an outstanding chelating rinse additive for spray or submerged applications. Suitable for all types of services water. Not recommended for customers that perform wastewater treatment.
Crown NCI-CA is for users of NCI-C that require additional pH reduction. Suitable for all types of service water. Not recommended for customers that perform wastewater treatment.
Crown NCI-OX is an outstanding rinse additive for submerged applications that utilize RO or DI service water.
Crown CSP is a dual function rinse rinse additive/passivator for use on spray and spray/flood applications for carbon steel. A premium quality, patented rinse additive for maximum stain resistance and enhanced corrosion protection.
Developed for use in mixed acid stainless steel pickling applications; improves surface quality while reducing HF consumption by a minimum of 10-20%.
Crown Acid Aid® SS
Highly specialized chemical additive for use in the acid pickling of stainless steel alloys. Uniquely formulated to withstand the extreme conditions of nitric acid/hydrofluoric acid at high temperature, Acid Aid® SS improves the surface quality of stainless steel strip while significantly reducing acid consumption. Processors will notice a brighter, shinier, more uniform surface with less pitting and reduced smut.
Crown Rinse Aid SSP
Unique chemical rinse additive that allows for the pickling of stainless steel alloys in simple hydrochloric acid; when used properly, Crown Rinse Aid SSP eliminates the need to pickle with expensive and hazardous nitric/hydrofluoric mixed acid.
CrownGuard SS Process
Post-pickling chemical passivate system that replaces nitric acid. CrownGuard SS Passivation Process is a complement to Rinse Aid SSP that creates a superior passive layer in stainless steel alloys, thereby enhancing the natural corrosion resistance without nitric acid and hexavalent chromium. Perfect for job shops looking for a passivation alternative to nitric or citric acid.
Our new GalvBrite Series of products represents a vast improvement over conventional high caustic alkaline pre-cleaners. Featuring products for both HDG and EG applications, the GalvBrite products offer the highest quality and lowest cost solution in the industry. Our industrial cleaning category also includes heavy duty process equipment cleaners, mill cleaners and floor cleaners.
Crown GalvBrite Series
(-LF, -EM, -EGL) Highly effective galvanize precleaners with outstanding detergency; products available for electrolytic and high pressure spray applications.
Crown GalvBrite DMC
A powerful cleaner concentrate that was developed for use in all types of industrial alkaline precleaning applications. When combined with caustic builders, it provides the most effective cleaning chemistry on the market at minimal cost.
A high-quality alkaline cleaner concentrate that was specifically developed for use on the toughest cleaning jobs encountered in industrial facilities such as steel mills, factories, warehouses and job shops. Jackhammer effectively removes oil, grease, grim and mill dirt from almost any hard surface including equipment, oily floors and heavy machinery.
Highly effective yet mild alkaline cleaner with outstanding detergency & water-soluble solvent.
A high strength, ready-to-use alkaline cleaner specifically developed for use on the toughest cleaning jobs encountered in industrial facilities. Crown FloorBrite effectively removes oil, grease, grime and dirt from both concrete and coated floor surfaces.
Crown’s Drill-Shield™ is a non-hazardous, non-toxic and more environmentally friendly acid corrosion inhibitor for use in hydrochloric (HCl) acid. It is a high performance water based inhibitor designed specifically for use in the gas and oil hydraulic fracturing industry. Drill-Shield™ is effective over a wide temperature range, does not foam and is extremely stable for maximum product life and performance.
Drill-Shield™ effectively protects carbon and stainless steels against damaging acid corrosion, even at very low concentrations.
- NO propargyl alcohol or derivatives (toxic, readily absorbed into the skin)
- NO phenol or alkyl phenol surfactants (toxic, environmentally hazardous)
- NO quinoline (non-biodegradable, possible toxin, carcinogen, mutagen)
- NO heavy metal salts, arsenic or antimony (poisonous)
- NO heavy aromatics (aquatic biotoxin, possible carcinogen)
- NO toxic solvents such as methanol or other volatile organic compounds (VOC)
DRILLSHIELD™ Formulated for low toxicity, high performance; oil well acidizing inhibitor
DRILLSHIELD™ LTFormulated for lower temperature Oil Well Acidizing
AA#2 Lime Additive
Blend of surfactants and antifoam agents used to promote adherence and coating uniformity.
Premium additive for low temperature plating that controls reactivity, improves adherence and results in a bright, shiny surface.
CopperFast product for high temperature electroless plating operations. (previously CopperHib-L)
Adhesion promoter/coating brightener for all temperature plating.
An inexpensive liquid foamer which produces a detergent type foam. Foamer 20 is effective in both sulfuric and hydrochloric acid baths.
Looping Pit Foamer 20M is a high foaming, biodegradable additive for wet looping pits to prevent steel gouging and scratching.
20ME is a high foaming and biodegradable additive for wet looping pits that includes an additive for oil emulsification. This product is designed to minimize gouging and scratching as well as effectively remove oil, grease, and dirt from the surface of the strip.