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AquaVantage® Passivation

Aqueous Citric Acid Passivation Chemistry for Stainless-Steel

Brulin AquaVantage Passivation chemistry in 55 Gallon and 5 Gallon Containers
SKU: 304039
  • Conforms to AMS 2700 Method 2, ASTM 380 & ASTM 967
  • Compatible with a wide range of stainless-steel alloys
  • Fast-acting (effective in as little as 4 minutes)
  • Highly dilutable formula
  • Effective in a wide range of bath temperatures

AquaVantage® Passivation is a dilutable citric acid formulation specifically developed for the passivation of stainless steel parts. AquaVantage® Passivation conforms to multiple aerospace specifications and is specifically formulated for use in the Space, Aerospace, and Medical manufacturing industries.

This product has been designed to be used in conjunction with Brulin brand immersion or ultrasonic detergents.

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AquaVantage® Passivation Usage Recommendations

Always follow directions and information directly on the product label before use. Download Safety Data Sheet for more information.

  • Cleaning System: Immersion or Ultrasonic
  • Dilution: 4.0 – 10.0% WT/WT (4.05% – 10.12% VOL/VOL)
  • Cleaning Temperature Range: 70° – 160°F (21° – 71°C)

AquaVantage® Passivation Material Compatibility

AquaVantage® Passivation is suitable for use on a wide variety of alloys. Some selected categories of materials compatible with AquaVantage® Passivation include*:

Corrosion resistant steel alloys including: Austenitic • Ferritic • Free Machining • Precipitated Hardened • Martensitic grades. This includes typical grades of 303, 304, 308, 311, 316, 17-4, and 420, among others.

For complete list see table 4 in AMS 2700.

* Material compatibility should always be confirmed via testing with specific contaminants under specific cleaning conditions.

AquaVantage® Passivation Test Compliance

  • AMS 2700
  • ASTM 380
  • ASTM 967

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AquaVantage® Passivation Product Specifications

Physical Form Liquid
Color Clear/Slight Yellow
Fragrance None
Typical Dilution 4-10%
Working pH <1
Container Options 275 Gal Tote, 5 Gal, 55 Gal
Viscosity Water-Thin (~20 CPS)
Flash Point (PMCC) None To Boiling
Foaming Tendency None
Container Options 275 Gal Tote, 5 Gal, 55 Gal