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Industrial Fluids for Every Need

Posted by Chemtool Team | 12/03/2019

Learn about the development and function of our comprehensive line of functional fluids for metalworking, cleaning, corrosion inhibiting, quenching, diecast lubricating as well as specialty...

Categories: MWF, metalworking fluids

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

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

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

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

Conducting an Effective Fluid Trial in Three Basic Steps

Posted by Chemtool Team | 07/02/2019

Previously, we recommended trialing new metalworking fluids and listed reasons to request a trial. But what’s the best way to conduct one?

This post covers best practices for a metalworking fluid...

Categories: MWF, metalworking fluids

Hard Water: Qualities, Problems, and Solutions

Posted by Chemtool Team | 06/05/2019

Water is essential to the use of many metalworking fluids—in most cases, the fluid in a machine is 90% water or more—in part because nothing beats water for easy cooling. But hard water can...

Categories: MWF, metalworking fluids

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.

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Categories: MWF, metalworking fluids

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