Nutech Nu-EcoSafe Rust 5L

Nu EcoSafe Rust converts existing surface rust into a stable compound, reading for priming and coating


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Water Based Rust Removing Compound

Nu EcoSafe Strip Rust Converter & Inhibitor is a water based rust removing compounds specifically designed to provide a clean, rust free surface prior to recoating. Nu EcoSafe Strip Rust Converter & Inhibitor can remove heavy rust and prevent re-rusting for extended periods of time.

Nu EcoSafe Strip Rust Converter Features

  • Water based
  • Fully biodegradable
  • Non flammable
  • Contains no TAPs or HAPs (Toxic/Hazardous Air Pollutants)
  • Easy clean up with running water
  • Low VOCs
  • Non ozone depleting
  • As quick as conventional products
  • Not regulated by authorities for storage
  • Mild odour
  • No corrosive fumes

Cost effective because

  • Reduces man hours and effort required to complete a project recoating.


Nu EcoSafe Strip Rust Converter & Inhibitor has proven they will effectively remove all types of rust, whether light surface rust or deep-seated blooms.

The end results produced with Nu EcoSafe Strip Rust Converter & Inhibitor are the same as those achieved by the harsh and dangerous chemicals presently used by industry.

The residue is easily removed by water rinsing and the surface is ready for a new coating.

New coatings exhibited no reduction of adhesion under standard adhesion pull tests.

If allowed to air dry, the product will protect the surface from re-rusting for extended periods of time.


Suitable Surfaces



Deep Penetrating
Powdery Surfaces
Old Surfaces


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Weight20 kg
Dimensions31 × 31 × 60 cm

Milky white viscous liquid


8.5 – 9.5



Film Forming Temperature


Coats Required

1 Coat

Full Cure

2 hours

Touch Dry

30 Minutes

VOC Levels

12 g/L



Ambient Application Temperature

10?C – 30?C

Coverage Rate

4 sqm/coat

Application Guide

Apply with a brush, roller or rag for small areas. A small hand pump, weed sprayer or conventional spray equipment capable of producing a fine atomised spray for larger areas.

Ensure that all areas not to be cleaned are suitably protected.
The product should not be diluted and does not need any mixing before application.
The surface may be washed and cleaned prior to application however the surface should be dry prior to application of Nu EcoSafe Strip Rust Converter.
For extremely rusty surfaces it is necessary to wire brush the surface prior to treatment.
Dwell Time
The time required to remove the rust depends on the type of rust and depth of penetration.

Most rust will be cleaned within 10 to 15 minutes.
For extremely rusty surfaces it is also effective to place a rag on the surface and saturate with the rust converter, check surface at 30-minute intervals to ensure rust has been converted.
Depending on the substrate, the coverage rate for Nu EcoSafe Strip Rust Converter normally falls between 8 to 10 sq. m. per Litre

Nu EcoSafe Strip Rust Converter & Inhibitor will inhibit rust of approximately 3 months therefore recoating is recommended as rust may reoccur.