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Autogard Rustproofing

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Autogard Rustproofing is an amber coloured multi-purpose penetrating rust preventative coating providing exceptional surface wetting corrosion and adhesive properties; incorporating fast surface tack dry with excellent waterbeading characteristics.

Typical uses:

Automotive - cars, buses, trucks, boat trailers, all metal, steel surfaces.  Designed to penetrate along metal inside door panels, seams, guards, sills, chassis, etc


  • Exceptional water shedding and displacing properties
  • 5 Years protection on coated metal surfaces
  • Excellent corrosion and adhesion properties - the only metal protection for cars you need
  • Unique anti-corrosion properties preventing rust formation

Physical Properties:

Vehicle type - Petroleum Wax / Phenolic Binder

Pigmentation - Modified Corrosion Inhibitors


By conventional or airless spray - pressure pot systems, Autogard Applicatiors, or brush.  It is essential to flood inside sills and panels until surplus flows out through seams, waterways, etc.


Use as supplied, or thin and clean up with Tetrasolve F.D. Solvent


5 m² per litre at 200 microns W.F.B.

Dry Film Thickness:

160 - 180 microns

Dry Time:

Touch Dry - 60 minutes - 8 hours, depending on film thickness and ambient temperatures

Health & Safety:

Wear protective overalls, goggles and gloves.  Maintain adequate ventilation at all times.  When spraying use approved respirator with organic vapour cartridge.

Eye Contact Flush with copious amounts of water, or dilute boric acid solution and seek immediate medical aid
Skin Contact Wash thoroughly with soap and warm water
WARNING Keep away from sparks and open flame.  Smoking should not be permitted in working areas.

Extremely flammable liquid - keep out of reach of children - avoid breathing vapours Contains aromatic hydrocarbon solvents.

Dangerous Goods: Flammable Liquid 3A


Observe new Occupational Safety & Health Instructions (O.S.H.)

Warranty / Liability

Special Finishes (NZ) Ltd provides all the enclosed information in good faith but without warrantee and is to assist your application. However the use of this product being used is beyond their control. The manufacturers can accept no responsibility whatsoever for any damage or failure arising from its application or use. It is totally the responsibility of the user to insure that the product is suitable for its intended use.