HiTECĀ® 536

Rust Inhibitor
To inquire about availability in other regions or to find out more contact your Afton Representative.

Key Performance Benefits

  • Rust protection
  • Water separation
  • Enhanced oxidation stability
  • Multifunctional - useful in many different lubricants and grease applications


HiTEC® 536 is a carboxy-imidazoline mixture that functions as a versatile ashless rust inhibitor for use in R&O, hydraulic oils, turbine oils, circulating oils, and a wide range of other industrial lubricants and greases. It provides excellent rust protection, water separation and oxidation stability.

Typical Characteristics

Handling Information

Max Handling Temp: (<24 hours): 70°C
Shelf Life: 6 months @ 50°C
12 months @ ambient (10-35°C)

Recommended Dosage

The recommended treat rate for HiTEC® 536 is 0.05% to 2.0% wt. depending upon the application. Please contact your Afton Chemical representative for specific recommendations.


With special interest in turbine oil applications, Afton has tested HiTEC® 536 in fully formulated turbine oils with Group I and II base oils. Based on the performance of specific base oils, treat rates will vary.