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Watch NuSOL® Save!

Posted by Chemtool Team | 11/19/2019

Find out how many companies are achieving better productivity, superior performance, longer life, and ultimately, more cost savings with NuSOL® Technologies metalworking fluid in this brief and...

Categories: MWF, metalworking fluids

Improve Tool Life with Lubricut™

Posted by Chemtool Team | 11/05/2019

Find out how to optimize your metal working fluid performance with Lubricut™ Technology semi-synthetic metal working fluid in this informational video. It offers various benefits including tool...

Categories: metalworking fluids

How to Control Grease Contamination

Posted by Chemtool Team | 10/22/2019

Grease contamination is a leading cause of machinery failure. It impairs the grease’s ability to control friction, wear, and corrosion, which makes control of contaminant entrance vital to avoid...

Categories: grease

Best Practices for Central Systems

Posted by Chemtool Team | 10/08/2019

In 1884, Frederick Taylor, an engineer at a Philadelphia machine shop, began directing constant streams of water mixed with carbonate of soda to prevent rusting. He also created a return system...

Categories: MWF, metalworking fluids

Beating Back the Biologicals: Dealing With Bacterial Contamination

Posted by Chemtool Team | 09/24/2019

Microbial issues in your shop carries a high cost. We’ve pointed out that metalworking fluid makes up 2% of your spend, but affects 80% of the labor performed in a typical shop. Biologicals in...

Categories: MWF, metalworking fluids

Start a Preventive Maintenance Program to Save on Machine Maintenance and Grease

Posted by Chemtool Team | 09/10/2019

When it comes to grease, we know lubricants reduce friction around moving parts. Therefore, a schedule of good lubrication maintenance extends the life of large machinery and parts. Preventive...

Categories: grease

Pros and Cons of Full Synthetic Metal Working Fluids

Posted by Chemtool Team | 08/27/2019

In previous blogs we’ve discussed advantages, disadvantages, and best applications for the four main metalworking fluid types: Straight oils, soluble oils, full synthetics, and semi-synthetics. In...

Categories: MWF, metalworking fluids

Judging a Grease by its Color: Is ‘what we see’ an appropriate grease-evaluation method?

Posted by Chemtool Team | 08/13/2019

Although an important feature of every grease, color does not typically impart any performance properties. Color can, however, indicate the presence of certain grease additives, and the grey to...

Categories: grease

Semi-Synthetic Metalworking Fluid Pros, Cons, and Options

Posted by Chemtool Team | 07/30/2019

In previous blogs, we’ve discussed advantages, disadvantages and best applications for the four main metalworking fluid types: straight oils, soluble oils, full synthetics, and semi-synthetics. In...

Categories: MWF, metalworking fluids

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