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pH Reactive Paint

Acid and alkaline chemical spills can have catastrophic consequences for personnel, plant equipment and the environment.  KDV offers a range of pH reactive paints and sprays that instantly indicate the presence of dangerous leaks and spills.

KDV Acid Detecting paint
KDV Acid Detecting paint

Turns brilliant red when exposed to pH3 and below


KDV Acid Detecting paint
KDV Base Detecting paint
  • Instantly Identify Acid/Alkaline leaks
  • Reduce Hazards
  • Enhance OH&S Programs
  • Protect Staff & Equipment
  • Minimise Risk

Normally operating valve

Acid leak immediately

turns paint brilliant red



Base Detecting Paint

On Guard™ is easily applied by roller, brush, air & airless spray gun and can be used on existing painted surfaces.


KDV Base Detecting paint

Turns bright blue when exposed to pH3 and below



• Valves

• Flanges

• Pipes and tanks

• Weld sites

• Sample Ports

• Secondary containment facilities

• Lab surfaces

• Weep holes

• Wherever leaks and spills can occur

Normally operating valve

Base leak immediately

turns paint bright blue