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How Much Does it Cost to Switch MWF?

Posted by Chemtool Team | 04/16/2019

As competitive pressures rise and data driven management philosophies become more common, it’s worth the time to examine every component of the machining process for cost reduction opportunities.


Categories: MWF, metalworking fluids

How Does NuSol® Metalworking Fluid Stack Up?

Posted by Chemtool Team | 04/03/2019

In a sense, every major purchase comes down to comparison. Compare an apple to an apple, and it becomes apparent right away what a product is worth to you.

Chemtool’s NuSol® line of metalworking...

Categories: MWF, metalworking fluids

How to Read a Fluid's Technical Spec Sheet

Posted by Chemtool Team | 02/27/2019

Modern metalworking fluids are highly complex substances, so it’s no surprise the technical data sheets (TDS) describing them can be complex as well. Fortunately, everything on a typical sheet is...

Categories: MWF, metalworking fluids

Three Common Myths about Metalworking Fluids

Posted by Chemtool Team | 07/31/2018

Delve into any technical subject and you’ll find dozens of misconceptions which are believed even by those working in the industry. Machining is no exception, and even if we narrow the subject to...

Categories: MWF, metalworking fluids

Five Reasons Why Metalworking Fluids Fail In The Shop

Posted by Chemtool Team | 07/17/2018

In recent blogs, we’ve described metalworking fluid (MWF) as being like a lever. It costs little by itself but can move your total costs up or down significantly. A fluid that fails will not only...

Categories: MWF, metalworking fluids

Five Factors to examine during a new metalworking fluid trial

Posted by Chemtool Team | 06/06/2018

Previously, we discussed five reasons to request a new fluid trial for your shop. Like so many things in business, a trial’s success depends on how you do it.

Your supplier’s representative can...

Categories: MWF, metalworking fluids

Five Reasons To Request A New Fluid Trial

Posted by Chemtool Team | 05/23/2018

It’s true, sometimes there’s nothing wrong with the status quo. But to be sure of that, you have to be sure you know what’s right, what’s wrong and what you can or can’t do to improve your...

Categories: MWF, metalworking fluids

Free Checklist: Troubleshoot Your Metalworking Fluid Problems

Posted by Chemtool Team | 05/10/2018

To ensure proper performance of your metalworking fluids, several factors must be considered. In use, metalworking fluid systems are dynamic. Contamination can come from a number of sources,...

Categories: MWF, metalworking fluids

Does The Fluid Matter? Advantages And Disadvantages Of The Four Metalworking Fluid Types

Posted by Chemtool Team | 03/29/2018

Owners and operators of metalworking companies agree; optimizing tool life and maximizing workpiece velocity is key to profitability. At 2% of a manufacturing operations spend, making the correct...

Categories: MWF, metalworking fluids

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