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How Our Product Quilon Can Help Keep Your Application Water Resistant

Posted By Zaclon
November 04, 2022 Category: Zaclon, Products, Quilon, Chemicals, Northeast Ohio, Independence, Cleveland, Water Resistance, Grease Resistance

Our diverse product offering helps customers across various industries realize their goals of superior quality and efficiency. Our products range from chrome products, ammonium chloride, zinc chloride, potassium silicate, and specialty products. One of those products is Quilon.  What Is Quilon?  Quilon is sold in a 55-gallon drum containing 420 or 450-pounds depending on the industry and application of the product. We can also provide 40-pound pails and one metric ton totes (IBC.) What Is Quilon Used For?  Quilon is an old chemical used for water resistance and grease resistance applications. We use Quilon for applications like food packaging and leather applications like work boots.  Is Quilon Safe To Use For Your Application?  Quilon is a safe product to use. We are the only company that can make safe-for-food packaging through the NSF (National Sanitation Foundation). Quilon is also biodegradable and safe for landfills. Quilon is also good for the planet and people.  Learn More About Quilon And How We Can Help  DuPont invented Quilon in the late 1940s; when DuPont became Zaclon, we took over many of their production systems and processes, including this one. Many customers choose Zaclon for this product because we have many years of experience manufacturing it and can provide what they need quickly. Call Taylor today for more information on Quilon at 216-650-1224 or email her at

Our Product Quilon And How We Use It For Waterproofing

Posted By Zaclon
November 03, 2022 Category: Zaclon, Quilon, Products, Waterproofing, Leather Applications, Safe, Independence Ohio, Cleveland Ohio. Northeast Ohio

We've discussed our product Quilon before, but Quilon is primarily used for waterproofing solutions like waterproofing leather applications.  Quilon: What Is It?  Quilon is sold in a 55-gallon drum containing 420 or 450-pounds depending on the industry and application of the product. We can also provide 40-pound pails and one metric ton totes (IBC.) Quilon For Your Leather Applications Quilon is great for the use of giving leather an adhesive release and water repellency in hot or cold temperatures. Besides being able to revolutionize your leather application, Quilon is also safe for people and great for the environment.  Why Use Quilon For Your Waterproofing Application?  DuPont invented Quilon in the late 1940s; when DuPont became Zaclon, we took over many of their production systems and processes, including this one. Many customers choose Zaclon for this product because we have many years of experience manufacturing it and can provide what they need quickly.  Learn More About Why Quilon Is Best For Your Waterproofing Application Quilon is a reactive solution where long-chain fatty acids are reactive and complexed with a chrome three molecule. The family of Quilon products is chemical treatments that impart release or water repellency to various surfaces. For information on Quilon, contact one of our team members by calling 216-650-1224 or email at

What Is Ammonium Chloride And How Is It Used In Galvanizing Steel?

What Is Ammonium Chloride And How Is It Used In Galvanizing Steel

Posted By Zaclon
October 26, 2022 Category: Zaclon, Galvanizing, Steel, Solutions, Ammonium Chloride, Independence, Ohio, Cleveland, Ohio, Northeast, Ohio, Products

If you work in a steel plant or know someone who does, you might have heard of ammonium chloride. But what is ammonium chloride, and how is it used in galvanizing

How We Repair Galvanized Steel

How We Repair Galvanized Steel

Posted By Zaclon
September 26, 2022 Category: Zaclon, Galvanized Steel, Steel, Metal, Applications, Solutions, Products, Zinc, Northeast Ohio, Cleveland

Galvanizing steel is a pretty robust process; anything could go wrong. We offer two solutions for our customers regarding touching up or repairing galvanized

Our Product Volan Is Perfect For Adhesion And More

Our Product Volan Is Perfect For Adhesion And More

Posted By Zaclon
August 29, 2022 Category: Zaclon, Volan, Quilon, Products, Safe, Adhesive, Chrome 3, Bonding Agent, Carbon Fiber, Glass, Independence Ohio, Cleveland Ohio, Northeast Ohio

We offer a wide variety of unique products for our clients and customers. One of those products we offer is our adhesion-capable Volan product. But what is Volan, and should you use

How We Use Less Caustic During The Galvanizing Process

How We Use Less Caustic During The Galvanizing Process

Posted By Zaclon
August 25, 2022 Category: Zaclon, Galvanizing, Steel, Products, Solutions, Northeast Ohio, Cleveland, Caustic

Galvanizing steel involves a pretty serious process. Many chemicals are involved, requiring zinc to be molten at nearly 800 degrees. This process consists of the use of sodium hydroxide, or caustic. Luckily, our approach uses less caustic, which means a safer method of galvanizing

Antiblast Video-Soprin

Posted By Zaclon
March 25, 2022 Category: Antiblast, Soprin

Antiblast is a product from Zaclon and Soprin designed to solve a common problem—spatter as fluxed parts go into the 850-degree zinc.  Moisture trapped on the part expands rapidly, which caused the zinc to bubble and even pop out of the kettle.  When you use Antiblast, this spray is minimized, often eliminated completely.  This leads to a safer work area, less zinc spattered on the floor or sides of the kettle; this also reduces the amount of hot-dip galvanizer skimmings created.  All this leads to zinc savings and a better work area around the

Galvanized Flux: What Is It?

Galvanized Flux: What Is It

Posted By Zaclon
February 23, 2022 Category: General

When you galvanize steel to put the zinc on it, it needs to go through several steps to get the steel clean before being put into the molten zinc. To help keep any rust off and the metal looking new and healthy, you need to galvanize

Products Through Zaclon: Quilon

Products Through Zaclon: Quilon

Posted By Zaclon
February 21, 2022 Category: Zaclon, Quilon Products

A Quilon product imparts release or water repellency to various surfaces by combining long-chain fatty acids with a chrome three molecule.

The Many Uses Of Quilon

The Many Uses Of Quilon

Posted By Zaclon
February 21, 2022 Category: , General

Quilon is a product that has been around for a very long time. But did you know that Quilon can be used in a variety of different

Our Product: Zacsil

Our Product: Zacsil

Posted By Zaclon
January 24, 2022 Category: General

Zaclon has been a manufacturer of potassium silicate for nearly fifty years. Today, we want to talk to you about one of the unique products: Zacsil.  What Is Zacsil?  Zaclon offers several grades of potassium silicates under the Zacsil® brand name. Zacsils are solutions of a soluble glass that we dissolve in water. They come in a variety of forms and concentrations.  Depending on your application, silica and potassium oxide ratios will vary.  How Is Zacsil Utilized?  Zacsil Potassium Silicate has many applications, including welding rods, detergents, cleaners, sulfuric acid catalyst binders, paints, masonry, wood, metal coatings, and acid-resistant cement, the above-mentioned electronic applications.  As well as drilling fluid formulations, Zacsil potassium silicates are used in cementing applications, manufacturing catalysts, and pharmaceutical applications.  Discover More About Zacsil  Learn more by connecting with us today by clicking here for more information on how Zacsil can

Galvanized Flux Testing

Galvanized Flux Testing

Posted By Zaclon
December 27, 2021 Category: Zaclon, Galvanized Testing, Galvanized Products

If you have any products that have been galvanized, then you might also know it's best to test them out every so

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