STEEL BLUE® Layout Fluid

Machine shop operators depend on DYKEM® STEEL BLUE® Layout Fluid to scribe sharp, clear, precise lines. When applied, our layout fluids provide a uniform deep blue color that prevents glare and dries in minutes. All Dykem® Layout Fluids create an extremely thin film which adds practically no thickness to the work piece and remains flexible without cracking and chipping.


  • Steel Blue® provides a uniform deep color that prevents glare and eye strain
  • Allows for sharp, clear, and precise scribes
  • Provides a thin film without cracking/chipping and adds practically no thickness to work surface
  • Meets A-A 59168 dated 21st May 2014 paragraph 3.1.1 thru with the exception of 3.3 (chemical resistance to chlorinated solvents)
  • Dries within minutes
  • Reveals defects and pinholes in a variety of surfaces
  • Great for inspection of gear tooth contact patterns
  • Available in multiple package sizes
  • Does not contain any reportable amounts of Xylene



  • Safe on most surfaces
  • Removable with DYKEM® Remover & Cleaner
  • Surface tests should be run to determine compatibility prior to use


  • Flammable liquid and vapor. Keep away from heat, sparks and flame. Use only with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
  • Refer to SDS (Safety Data Sheet) for complete information on health and safety

Packaging Details

Part No. US Net Contents Container Type Units/Case Approximate Case Weight
80000 12 oz aerosol 12 13 lbs
80200 2 oz felt tip applicator 12 3 lbs
80300 4 oz brush-in-cap 12 4 lbs
80400 8 oz brush-in-cap 12 6 lbs
80600 930 mL bottle 12 25 lbs
80700 1 gal bottle 4 32 lbs

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Color Blue
Odor Solvent.
Flash Point 50°F (9.7°C)
Boiling Point / Range 148°F (64.7°C)
VOC Content 94% - 96% by weight
Shelf Life 24 Months
Dry Time < 2 minutes (may vary depending on film thickness)
Auto-Ignition Temperature 716°F (380°C)

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