Coolants / Cutting oils

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Coolants and coolant management


Selecting the right coolant and then maintaining it are key elements in machine shop efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Oel-Held manufactures over 100 cutting oils/coolants, plus tailor-made blends. Correct choice ...

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Grinding – coolant counts


Cutting tool maker ITC has recently purchased two new Rollomatic grinding machines to manufacture its small tools (from 0.5 mm diameter) and an additional Walter grinding machine. It has supported these with a new ...

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Less coolant can be more


The UK lags North America and Germany in MQL – minimum quantity lubrication. But this could change if plans to introduce a new transmission line at Halewood on Merseyside go ahead

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Producing ‘green’ gears


Dry cutting of gear-related products is without doubt the most significant advancement of technology in the gear industry worldwide during the last 10 years

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Environmental concern


Environmental negligence can devastate a business, leading to large financial penalties, operational shutdown, loss of customer confidence and brand damage – factors that threaten business continuity

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Coolant conflict


Anybody involved in engineering industry knows that manufacturing, and particularly the metal removal part of the business, is under severe and ever increasing pressure to reduce costs and improve manufacturing ...