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Ardrox Chemicals

The Ardrox brand is a well-established product range for the aerospace industry. It includes:

  • High-performance cleaner
  • Pretreatment
  • Paint stripper
  • Corrosion protection
  • Non-destructive testing (NDT) technologies.

In the aerospace industry the Ardrox® brand is acknowledged worldwide as the leading brand of cleaning technologies. The brand is also famously associated with materials for non-destructive testing, particularly its range of dye penetrants and magnetic inks, for finding surface defects. 

The first Ardrox technology was approved as early as the year 1948. Many innovative products have followed since then: for instance products free of the carcinogenic azo dyes. Ardrox® are also one of the pioneers in the use of NPE-free penetrants. As well as a new generation of technologies, which are low odor and characterized by a high wetting ability, which can be easily washed off and have excellent background characteristics.

Product Spotlight

ARDROX 3966 is a blend of surfactants, corrosion inhibitors and oil in a petroleum-based solvent. It is designed to have excellent dewatering and penetrating properties and will leave a thin, oily film on articles to which it is applied.


  • Good corrosion protection
  • Water displacing product
  • Extremely good spreading

Ardrox AV 25 is a penetrating, corrosion inhibiting compound (CIC) with water displacing properties generally used to protect metals commonly used in airframe structures and aerospace components.


  • General purpose lubricant
  • Can be used on all areas of the airframe
  • Spray is the preferred application

Ardrox AV 100D is a thixotropic, heavy duty, corrosion inhibiting compound (CIC). It forms a firm, waxy film.


  • Applied over Ardrox AV 8 
  • Protects metals used in the airframe from corrosion
  • Protection against severe conditions

Ardrox AV Range

NDT Testing

Ardrox Cleaners