Below is information about our product line.
All products of Progress Chemical are aqueous based. It is not all inclusive nor does it take all factors into consideration. For operations where a certain requirement is not mentioned, other specialized products are available. If you would like additional information regarding specific products, go here.
Progress Chemical's corrosion inhibitors can be used in spray wash and soak tank applications on ferrous and limited non-ferrous metals. These products can be applied at ambient or high temperature. Whether you desire a high, low or neutral pH, short term to long range inhibition, Progress has a rust inhibitor to meet your needs.
Progress Chemical's line of abrasive compounds are used in tumbling, vibratory, or centrifugal disk or barrel applications. Heavy burrs or fast cut-down, coarse or fine finish, Progress Chemical has an abrasive product to meet your needs.
Types
High to mid-alkaline compounds.
Metals
Compounds that work on ferrous and non-ferrous only compounds.
Common Applications
High pressure spray, soak tank or ultrasonic applications impingement cleaner for high pressure spray application post heat treat, spray cabinet washers cleaning ferrous metals typically in automotive rebuilding applications.
Soil Types
Oils and particulate, heavy soil loads.
Special Characteristics
Low foaming compounds, with potent wetting, excellent dispersion and rinsing properties, formulated to remove oils and particulate or any heavy soil load formulated to handle.
Types
High alkaline, mid alkaline and low alkaline compounds, de-scaling and de-rusting compounds, silicated and non-silicated cleaners.
Metals
products designed to work with all metals or alloy specific products.
Common Applications
post heat treat, spray cabinet washers cleaning ferrous metals typically in automotive rebuilding applications, high alkaline soak tank cleaner to remove machine and stamping oils, pre-plate cleaning applications, low foam cleaners to remove fatty acid based cutting oils, low alkaline cleaner used to pre-clean aluminum in anodizing operations, superior brass cleaner, high alkaline spray wash used in de-rusting applications, will remove sulfonated, chlorinated or highly stable oils found in stamping and cold heading operations.
Soil Types
Designed to remove grease, oil, and baked on varnishes, heat treat scale, heavy soil loads.
Special Characteristics
high alkaline detergents to handle heavy soil loads from heat treat operations, water softening agents, protect against oxidation, formulated so oil is easily skimmed, low foam, excellent rinsing properties.
Types
Neutral burnishing, moderately acidic, or high alkaline cleaning compounds.
Metals
All metals including aluminum, zinc and brass.
Common Applications
Rotary barrel or vibratory finishing, fast cut-down, deep reflective finish with steel media, deburring aluminum, zinc and stell, burnish all metal types.
Soil Types
most soils, heavy soil loads.
Special Characteristics
special wetting and emulsification agents, good lubricity and cut-down characteristics, chelating, brightening, and surface improvement agents, produce a fast color, will remove difficult soils and prevents disposition.
Types
General purpose burnishing compounds, high alkaline cleaning and deburring compounds, de-scaling compounds.
Metals
All metal friendly compounds or metal specific compounds.
Common Applications
Fast cut-down, general burnishing requiring bright finishes, cleaning and deburring, pre-plate finishing, removing rust, scale and oxides from various metal alloys.
Soil Types
light to heavy soil loads, light to heavy scale.
Special Characteristics
High lubricity, good soil suspension and water conditioning agents, potent wetting and emulsification agents, excellent degreasing properties, excellent interim corrosion protection.