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Hostacor IT

Corrosion inhibitor for metal working fluids

Edition Date :
November 25, 2022

Hostacor IT is a pre-neutralized, low foaming corrosion inhibitor mainly used in cutting & grinding fluids, in rolling emulsions and water-based hydraulic fluids (HFA-E, HFA-S).

Hostacor IT is an excellent corrosion inhibitors for steel and show very good hard water stability. It can be used alone or in combination with other water-soluble corrosion inhibitors or lubricants.


  • Excellent corrosion protection of steel
  • Reduces copper and cobalt leaching
  • Low foaming
  • Hard-water stable
  • Boron free
  • Free of secondary amines
  • Pre-neutralized
Product Function
  • Corrosion inhibitor
Chemical Type
  • Acyl amido carboxylic acid
  • Metal cleaner
  • Metal working fluids (semi-synthetic)
  • Metal working fluids (fully synthetic)
  • Metal working fluids (milky-type)


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Technical Data

Chemical Description Isononanoylamidocaproic acid
Acid value 66- 74
pH (1% in water) 8 - 9
Pour point < -20 °C
Solubility soluble in water, glycols and alkanolamines
insoluble in hydrocarbons
TGA inflection point 252°C
TGA deposits 0.0%


  • Metalworking fluids (synthetic)
  • Rolling emulsions
  • Mild alkaline metal cleaner
  • Fire-resistant hydraulic fluids (HFA-E, HFA-S)
  • Polymer quenchants

Life Cycle

Hostacor IT has been approved the EcoTain label. The product provides the benefits at each step of the product life-cycle:

Sustainable Design

  • Friendly, non hazardous material
  • Boron-free and DEA-free

Responsible Process

  • Resource efficiency due to 99% yield
  • Minimized waste generation
  • Certified for safety & quality according to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001
  • Global production (China, Brazil, Spain) can help reduce transport
Safe & Efficient
  • Safe handling due to improved human tox profile, i.e. non irritant to eye and skin
  • Suitable for long-life fluids
Eco Integration
  • Improved environment profile
  • WGK1 (German water hazardous class 1)
  • Less effects to the aquatic environment (LC50: >1.000mg/l)
  • Readily biodegradable (71% in 28 days according to OECD 301B)