Acid Salts for Metals by Substrate

Industrial acid salts are used to provide superior degreasing and metal surface preparation for plating and metal finishing processes.  Therefore, acid salts are critical to pretreatment, electroplating, and metal finishing applications.

Our solutions are available in the following packaging sizes:

  • 5-gallon pails
  • 55-gallon drums
  • 300-gallon totes

What Are You Trying to Clean?

How To Choose Acid Salts For Metals?

Removing rust, heat treat scale, and activating the surface of your part in metal finishing processes is critical for any metal finishing application.

Often used to substitute hazardous liquid mineral acids, acid salts for metals are safe to handle, non-fuming, will not pickle the base metal, and require no special warehousing.

Chautauqua Chemicals liquid and powder acidic salts will improve your process and deoxidize and activate your part for further finishing.

A Quality acid salt solution should:

  • Remove stains, scale, oxides, and smut
  • Activate the metal parts for further finishing

Looking For The Perfect Cleaning Solution for You?

For comparisons on specific metals contact us for a recommendation: