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Low Cure Flexible UV Coating



To meet the specific needs of the tube manufacturer, Quaker Houghton developed QUAKERCOAT® 031 LE UV, a medium gloss, UV cured protective coating.

Case Studies
Tube & Pipe
Tube & Pipe Coatings
QUAKERCOAT®

3 Methods to Prolong Die Life in High Pressure Die Casting



High pressure die casting continues to be the most efficient and lowest cost, large throughput manufacturing process for casting parts from non-ferrous metals, such as aluminum, magnesium, zinc, copper, brass, and lead alloys.

White Paper & Articles
Transportation - Components
Die Casting Fluids
DIE SLICK®

Diesel Engine Machining: An Environmental Issue Turned into a Money-Saving Win



Quaker Houghton proposed switching to the boron-free CERFA-KLEEN® 5281, a biostable non-nitrited, high pressure spray cleaner with short-term in-plant rust inhibition.

Case Studies
Transportation - Components
Die Casting Fluids
CERFA-KLEEN®

Quaker Houghton Transition Brochure



The global leader in industrial process fluids. If it’s made of metal, if it’s rolled, cut, drawn or cast, Quaker Houghton is there, optimizing processes, reducing costs, advancing safety and sustainability…and driving progress.

Corporate Literature

30% Consumption Reduction & Superior Biostability



For one month the customer ran QUAKERCOOL®7450 in one machine and from the very first part machined, the customer had no issues.

Case Studies
Transportation - Components
Transportation - OEM
Soluble Metal Removal Fluids
QUAKERCOOL®

20% Cost Reduction and Improved Cast Transmission Case Quality



Based on laboratory analysis and thermal imagery results the soldering and build up problems were identified and Quaker Houghton recommended DIE SLICK® 2015, a subset of the DIE SLICK® 2050 A series.

Case Studies
Transportation - Components
Die Casting Fluids
DIE SLICK®

H91% Pump Wear Reduction with a Polyol Ester (HFD) Hydraulic Fluid



QUINTOLUBRIC® 888 is a synthetic fluid that can be used in equipment designed for traditional mineral oil fluids and provides better performance than fluids containing water.

Case Studies
Transportation - Components
Die Casting Fluids
QUINTOLUBRIC®

An Environmental Issue Turned into a Money-Saving Win



A large automotive diesel engine manufacturer in Indiana was having boron issues with a competitor’s cleaner on their engine blocks. Quaker Houghton proposed switching to the boron-free CERFA-KLEEN® 5281, a biostable non-nitrited, high pressure spray cleaner with short-term in-plant rust inhibition.

Case Studies
Transportation - Components
Transportation - OEM
Cleaners
CERFA-KLEEN®

Aerospace Titanium Machining: 150% Increase in Tool Life



HOCUT® 4940 provides superior cutting performance and reduced tool wear enabling the customer to better execute titanium machining with both lower cost of operation and higher productivity.

Case Studies
Aerospace & Defense
Soluble Metal Removal Fluids
HOCUT®

Solving Powder Paint Adhesion Issues on Aluminum Castings



Competitive die and plunger lubricants were tested on the same machines where the current Quaker Houghton DIE SLICK® 1548 C and POLY SLICK™ 31 plunger beads were being used. This substitution resulted in an increased amount of porosity after x-ray analysis on the castings so the customer immediately halted use of the competitive products.

Case Studies
Transportation - Components
Die Casting Fluids
DIE SLICK®
POLY SLICK™

Aluminum Segment Overview



Our highest commitment is helping our aluminum customers run even more efficiently, and with greater innovation, whatever comes next. The global leader in process fluid solutions for the aluminum industry.

Product Literature
Non-Ferrous

Casting Oils QUAKERCAST™ 85 and D-925



The QUAKERCAST™ 85 and D-925 series of casting fluids are products enabling higher casting speeds, lower fluids consumption, and cleaner molds as compared to traditional products.

Product Literature
Steel
QUAKERCAST™

Steel – Hot Mill: Over $11,000 per Year Savings in Operating Costs



Since using QUAKERTEK™ AX 2502-EP in their operations, the company has saved over $11,000 per year plus increased service level and laboratory support at their mill.

Case Studies
Steel
Greases
QUAKERTEK™

Aerospace Titanium Machining: 25% Increase in Tool Life



HOCUT® 795 B is a versatile, heavy duty, chlorine-free, soluble metal removal fluid specially formulated to machine Aerospace grade aluminum alloys.

Case Studies
Aerospace & Defense
Soluble Metal Removal Fluids
HOCUT®

Steel – Surface Treatment: Eliminated White Rust Claims



Considering Quaker Houghton’s excellent service provided at this steel producer’s site and integrated product offerings, a trial opportunity for PRIMECOAT™ Z 838-4, a trivalent chromium passivate, resulted.

Case Studies
Steel
Surface Treatment Fluids
PRIMECOAT™

Offshore Segment Overview



As specialists in offshore lubricants, Quaker Houghton delivers superior technical service in support of our customized, high performance products.

Product Literature
Offshore

40% Plunger Lubricant Savings and Improved Performance



Quaker Houghton, analyzed the customer’s process and developed PLUNGER SLICK® 202; a premium low viscosity plunger lubricant formulated for high pressure die casting.

Case Studies
Transportation - Components
Die Casting Fluids
PLUNGER SLICK®

Fire-Resistant Test Parameters Explained



This Skill Builder will explain how to interpret the results of six tests used to measure fire resistance in hydraulic fluids.

Technical Tips
Hydraulic Fluids & Lubricants
QUINTOLUBRIC®

50% Plunger Lubricant Usage Reduction by Improving Tip Adherence



Quaker Houghton analyzed the customer’s process and recommended switching their plunger lubricant to PLUNGER SLICK® 130, a product formulated for superior performance and excellent boundary lubrication.

Case Studies
Transportation - Components
Die Casting Fluids
PLUNGER SLICK®

DIE SLICK® 1850 Series



The DIE SLICK® 1850 Series is designed for excellent release and a bright cosmetic casting finish. These synthetic, petroleum-free formulations are blended specifically to meet customers’ production environments.

Product Literature
Transportation - Components
Die Casting Fluids
DIE SLICK®

Steel Segment Overview



From rolling mill applications to finishing applications to more sustainable production, steel companies are constantly evolving in order to continue to grow and deliver even greater value to their customers.

Product Literature
Steel

DIE SLICK® 1750 Series



The DIE SLICK® 1750 Series contains premium release agents for high pressure die casting operations, designed for excellent release and bright cosmetic finish.

Product Literature
Transportation - Components
Die Casting Fluids
DIE SLICK®

Steel – Lubrication of Turntables and Output Machines: More than $300k Annual Savings



From the start of the trial, QUAKERTEK™ UX 4615-EP did not melt away and remained at the application point on the roll neck. Due to the positive results on the roll neck the grease was also applied to the output tables and swivel.

Case Studies
Steel
Greases
QUAKERTEK™

QUAKERCOOL® 770 vs Competitive Mineral Oil Free Technology



QUAKERCOOL® 770 is a high-performance mineral oil free micro-emulsion ideally suited to all operations demanding premium surface finish quality and consistent lubrication.

Product Literature
Transportation - Components
QUAKERCOOL®

Tinplate Production: Reduces Total Cost of Ownership for Hydraulic Powered Units



Based on the reliability issues experienced with the incumbent fluid, Quaker Houghton recommended a comparative ASTM D7043 pump wear test be conducted. Based on the results of the test data and system survey an evaluation of HOUGHTO-SAFE® 419-R was conducted.

Case Studies
Steel
Surface Treatment Fluids
HOUGHTO-SAFE®

DIE SLICK® 2050 Series



The DIE SLICK® 2050 Series is designed for excellent release and a bright cosmetic casting finish. These semi-synthetic, wax-free formulations are blended specifically to meet customers’ production environments.

Product Literature
Transportation - Components
Die Casting Fluids
DIE SLICK®

Automotive Component Cleaning: Proven Cleaner for Heat Treatment Processes



CERFA-KLEEN® 5384 is formulated with carefully selected alkali salts and an alkali compatible surfactant system.

Case Studies
Transportation - Components
Transportation - OEM
Cleaners
CERFA-KLEEN®

Metal Forming: Odor Elimination and Improved Fluid Maintenance



Quaker Houghton worked with maintenance personnel and conducted a trial for the metal spinning operation utilizing approximately 10% HOUGHTO-DRAW® 7060.

Case Studies
Industrial
Drawing & Forming Fluids
HOUGHTO-DRAW®

Hydraulic Fluid Sampling Procedure and Particle Counting



One of the most difficult but important jobs in hydraulic fluid maintenance is taking a proper and representative sample. The best way to do this is to always take the sample at the same place in the hydraulic system.

Technical Tips
Hydraulic Fluids & Lubricants

Mottle Free DCR Steel Surface



When the fully fatted rolling oil was replaced with QUAKEROL® DR 20, a customized semi-synthetic rolling oil, mill cleanliness improved resulting in reduced mill hangup and excess fluids on the mill floor.

Case Studies
Steel
Steel Rolling Oils
QUAKEROL®

Label Free Floor & Maintenance Cleaner QUAKERCLEAN® 8820



QUAKERCLEAN® 8820 is a foam-inhibited workshop floor cleaner for the removal of oil, grease and pigment soiling from industrial floor coverings in production and storage areas.

Product Literature
Transportation - Components
Cleaners
QUAKERCLEAN®

$500,000 Savings via Longwall Fluid Conversion



To help mitigate the effects of the local water supply Quaker Houghton recommended the mine convert to QUINTOLUBRIC® 818-02, a full synthetic longwall fluid that can withstand the spikes in water hardness.

Case Studies
Mining
Hydraulic Fluids & Lubricants
QUINTOLUBRIC®

Die Casting Segment Overview



As specialists in die casting lubrication, our team of experts work closely with clients to evaluate and enhance production processes, preparing them for the future.

Product Literature
Transportation - Components
Die Casting Fluids

Metalworking Segment Overview



In an increasingly competitive industry, we are the partner you can trust to prepare you for the future based on extensive knowledge of your unique operating environment and goals.

Product Literature
Metal Finishing

Why Fluid Lubrication is Critical for Padding Reaming



Padded reamers are utilized throughout the manufacturing industry to generate the final hole geometry and meet demanding surface finish tolerances. Some examples of padded reamer applications are automatic transmission valve channels, engine valve guides and engine crankbore/cambores.

White Paper & Articles
Transportation - Components
Transportation - OEM
Soluble Metal Removal Fluids
QUAKERCOOL®

DIE SLICK® 4520 Series



The DIE SLICK® 4520 Series are synthetic lubricants which contain a blend of reactive polymeric lubricants.

Product Literature
Transportation - Components
Die Casting Fluids
DIE SLICK®

Pickle Line and Tandem Cold Mill: Work Roll Bearing Life Extended and Flaking Eliminated



After 3,000 hours of operation (approximately 6 months) the bearings were checked. The QUAKERTEK™ CS 4602- EP bearing had no obvious damage on the raceway or roller surface, while the current grease had a large flaking zone on the raceway of the outer ring.

Case Studies
Steel
Greases
QUAKERTEK™

Aerospace Components Machining: Reduced Cycle Time and Tooling Costs at UK Ejector Seat Manufacturer



HOCUT® 795 B was proposed for machining trials supported by independent performance data on similar operations from other aerospace component manufacturers. HOCUT® 795 B has consistently shown itself to be the best in class coolant for aerospace alloys.

Case Studies
Aerospace & Defense
Soluble Metal Removal Fluids
HOCUT®

Mining Segment Overview



Our mining experts work closely with our R&D chemists to bring unique solutions to your operation.

Product Literature
Mining

MSHA Dust Results



A overview of MSHA guidelines and results of DUSTGRIP® JFP-95.

Product Literature
Mining
Dust Suppressants
DUSTGRIP®

Tube and Pipe Segment Overview



From the increasing demands for improved quality, safety, and better corrosion protection, to boosting product aesthetics, tube & pipe producers must operate more efficiently than ever.

Product Literature
Tube & Pipe

Aerospace Titanium Machining: 60% Cost Decrease of Fluids and Elimination of Foam



The customer began a trial with HOCUT® 795 B on a Mega 5 (MAG) milling tool machine. After 2 years HOCUT® 795 B was still in use, and there has been no sump clean-out and no anti-foam nor bactericide addition.

Case Studies
Aerospace & Defense
Soluble Metal Removal Fluids
HOCUT®

Underground Coal Mine: Mitigates the Risk of Fire by Using Fire-Resistant Hydraulic Fluid



To mitigate the risks of using a mineral oil based hydraulic fluid a large underground coal mine in southern West Virginia was using QUINTOLUBRIC® 888-68 an MSHA approved fire-resistant hydraulic fluid in their hydraulic systems.

Case Studies
Mining
Hydraulic Fluids & Lubricants
QUINTOLUBRIC®

Beverage and Food Can Segment Overview



From the increasing demands for specialty cans and improved aesthetics to stringent compliance regulations and environmental concerns to ongoing requirements for sustainability and beverage taste protection, these companies must operate more efficiently and safely than ever.

Product Literature
Can

Increasing Plunger Tip and Shot Sleeve Life



POLY SLICK™ 76-P was formulated as a high performance substitute to oil-based lubricants, demonstrates strong adherence to the plunger tip, extends tip and sleeve life with excellent boundary lubrication, and reduces cycle times.

Case Studies
Die Casting Fluids
POLY SLICK™

Reduces Water Usage Saving $20,000



To help reduce the dust generated Quaker Houghton recommended the surface copper mine add, DUSTGRIP® SUPER TAC, a dust suppressant that binds the road together while also penetrating the surface to maintain subsoil moisture content, to their operation.

Case Studies
Mining
Dust Suppressants
DUSTGRIP®

HFD-U Fluid Power Technology Replacement of Competitive HFC Product (Water Glycol)



Quaker Houghton helped the account to understand the advantages of changing from water glycol (HFC) fluids to QUINTOLUBRIC® 888-46 (polyol ester based HFD-U). These advantages include: superior lubrication properties, reduced fluid maintenance, environmentally friendly.

Case Studies
Steel
Hydraulic Fluids & Lubricants
QUINTOLUBRIC®

Grease Product Line Card



Overview of Quaker Houghton’s grease product line QUAKERTEK™.

Product Literature
Greases
QUAKERTEK™

Metalworking Manufacturing Case Study: CERFA-KLEEN®300



Quaker Houghton’s distributor proposed CERFA-KLEEN® 300 – a concentrated, non-slip, mildly alkaline, general maintenance and floor cleaner that effectively removes machining fluids, grease, rubber tire marks and more. CERFA-KLEEN® 300 is also NPE-free, which can help with waste water disposal concerns.

Case Studies
Transportation - Components
Cleaners
CERFA-KLEEN®

Relativity of Acid Number for Hydraulic Fluids



The total acid number (TAN) is an analytical test to determine the deterioration of lubricants in service due to oxidation.

Technical Tips
Hydraulic Fluids & Lubricants
QUINTOLUBRIC®

Reduced Consumption through Smart Polymer Technology



Quaker Houghton analyzed the customer’s challenges to determine the ideal casting conditions and introduced DIE SLICK® 4510SYN. During the trial, the customer was very pleased with the casting quality and is now expanding its use at a second plant.

Case Studies
Transportation - Components
Die Casting Fluids
DIE SLICK®

Reduced Drying Time With Water Based Coating Replacement



Quaker Houghton selected the water based coating, QUAKERCOAT® 856 GREEN for evaluation. The formula was customized to match the color tone, appearance, and flexibility; and to work with the limitations of the existing equipment.

Case Studies
Tube & Pipe
Tube & Pipe Coatings
QUAKERCOAT®

Fire Safety In Hot Forming Hydraulic Presses



Today mineral oil dangers present industries with a very real major risk. With QUINTOLUBRIC® 888, this risk can be reduced and managed preventively.

Product Literature
Steel
Hydraulic Fluids & Lubricants
QUINTOLUBRIC®

Machining and Grinding: 50% Reduction of the Coolant Consumption Due to Better Coolant Lifetime



Quaker Houghton introduced QUAKERCOOL® 7200 HBFF after performing compatibility tests with different polish pastes, cleaners, electroplating, etc.

Case Studies
Transportation - Components
Die Casting Fluids
QUAKERCOOL®

Aerospace Fuel System Machining: Improved Surface Finish and Reduced Cycle Time



After a plant survey of machine tools, processes, materials and water conditions, HOCUT® 795 B was proposed supported by independent performance data on similar operations from other aerospace components manufacturers.

Case Studies
Aerospace & Defense
Soluble Metal Removal Fluids
HOCUT®

Recommended Hydraulic Systems Conversion Procedure



This document contains procedure guidelines for the conversion from both water free and water based hydraulic fluids to QUINTOLUBRIC® 888.

Technical Tips
Hydraulic Fluids & Lubricants
QUINTOLUBRIC®

QUAKERCUT® XP Series



The QUAKERCUT® XP Series products are extra high-performance neat cutting oils based on advanced ester technology from renewable raw materials.

Product Literature
Transportation - Components
QUAKERCUT®

Insight into Heat Treatment and Quenching of Gears



Heat treating and quenching are arguably the most critical operations in the manufacture of gears. It is these processes that provide a gear with the proper mechanical and wear properties to withstand high contact stresses and have high longevity.

White Paper & Articles
Transportation - Components
Transportation - OEM
Soluble Metal Removal Fluids
QUAKERCOOL®

Quaker Houghton Die Casting Product Selection: Interpreting A Die Lubricant Evaluation Report



Due to the complexities of the die casting production process, proper die lubricant selection can be a laborious task.

Technical Tips
Transportation - Components
Die Casting Fluids
DIE SLICK®

Service Guide for QUINTOLUBRIC® 865 Series



Description of the most important properties of the fluid in service and tolerances.

Technical Tips
Hydraulic Fluids & Lubricants
QUINTOLUBRIC®

Automotive Manufacturing: 50% Wheel Life Improvement Grinding Bi-metal Engine Blocks



Quaker Houghton recommended replacing the competitive coolant with QUAKERCOOL® 8013, a heavy duty metalworking fluid which is known for superior foam control. This product has eliminated the customer’s foam issue providing a cleaner work environment and lowering the chance for slips and falls.

Case Studies
Transportation - OEM
Soluble Metal Removal Fluids
QUAKERCOOL®

400% Plunger Tip Life Increase



The Quaker Houghton team developed a new “talc-based technology” tip lubricant. The team made adjustments with viscosity- base oils and water vs. oil lubrication and developed the new PLUNGER SLICK® 200T oil based plunger lube.

Case Studies
Die Casting Fluids
DIE SLICK®

Aerospace Segment Overview



Under growing pressure to increase productivity and throughput, reduce environmental impact, aerospace companies are also dealing with new highly engineered materials creating new requirements in manufacturing processes and metalworking fluids.

Product Literature
Aerospace & Defense

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