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Surface Copper Mine : 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. The customer trialed DUSTGRIP® SUPER TAC on their haul roads at...

Case Studies
Mining

DUSTGRIP®

Press Hardening: Minimizing the Risk of Fire Hazards


One automotive parts supplier decided to take the necessary actions to stop these events from happening, and engaged different departments within their organization to look for a solution.

Case Studies
Transportation - Components

QUINTOLUBRIC®

Die Casting : 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. PLUNGER SLICK® 130 incorporates the highest quality base stock to ensure consistent performance at high temperatures; this increased thermal stability allows for minimized...

Case Studies
Transportation - Components

PLUNGER SLICK®

Hydraulic Fluid Sampling Procedure And Particle Counting


For properties like acidity, viscosity and moisture it generally doesn’t matter where the sample is taken. However, when it comes to determining the cleanliness of a hydraulic fluid, it makes a big difference at what location the sample is taken.

Technical Tips



Why Fluid Lubrication Is Critical For Padded Reaming


As the name implies, the padded reamer differs from a fluted reamer in that the padded reamer has a cutting surface and guide pads that ride on the diameter of the hole to put pressure on the cutting surface which generates the hole size and geometry. The guide pads...

White Paper & Articles
Industrial

QUAKERCOOL®

The global leader in compliance colutions for the mining industry.


Mining companies today face challenges as never before. Under increasing pressures to create a safe work environment, and lower environmental impact, while also reducing costs, mining operations must be more efficient than ever. At this critical point in time, we are the long-term partner for mining companies seeking to...

Product Literature
Mining


QUAKERCOOL® 770 Vs Competitive Minerial 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. Best suited for the machining of ferrous metals including stainless steels and other high-nickel, high-chromium ferrous alloys.

Product Literature
Transportation - Components

QUAKERCOOL®

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

QUINTOLUBRIC®

Die Casting : 60% Consumption Reduction Die Casting Aluminum


Quaker Houghton reviewed the customers objectives and developed a new invert emulsion plunger lubricant to meet their needs. Quaker Houghton’s invert emulsion technology consists of water based plunger lubricants with oil; the water burns off leaving only the amount of oil needed for optimum lubrication.

Case Studies
Transportation - Components

PLUNGER SLICK®

Drawing And Forming: Scrap Rate Reduction From 19% To 2%


Quaker Houghton introduced QUAKERDRAW® 73 XP in one drawing line. After seven months the manufacturer experienced improved lubrication, resulting in

Case Studies
Transportation - Components

QUAKERDRAW®

Honing Transmission Gear Wheels: 38% Longer Sump Life


Quaker Houghton reviewed the customers concerns and recommended QUAKERCUT® 005 XP, a low viscosity, high performance neat cutting oil. QUAKERCUT® 005 XP was chosen as a solution to reduce the customer’s environmental footprint due to its advanced ester technology from renewable raw materials, biodegradability, high flashpoint for lower fire...

Case Studies
Transportation - Components

QUAKERCUT®

Steel – Hot Mill : Over $11,000 Per Year Savings In Operating Costs


The company they chose was Quaker Houghton due confidence in Quaker Houghton’s product, people and performance. The mill decided to replace the incumbent grease product in all their hot rolling applications with QUAKERTEK™ AX 2502-EP.

Case Studies
Steel

QUAKERTEK™

The Global Leader In Drilling System Fluid Solutions For The Offshore Industry.


Deepwater drilling companies face challenges today as never before. While under increasing pressure to create a safe work environment and lower environmental impact, drillers must also respond to challenges of reducing costs and providing superior engineering performance. All of this in order to increase productivity and extend equipment life,...

Product Literature
Offshore


Cold Rolling : Mottle Free Dcr Steel Surface


To meet the challenges, Quaker Houghton developed QUAKEROL® DR 20, a customized semi-synthetic rolling oil based on the trial goals. Quaker Houghton utilized its global R&D network and corroborated with the customer management in an effort to meet the performance requirements needed for the product.

Case Studies
Steel

QUAKEROL®

The global leader in process fluid solutions for the tube and pipe industry.


Our highly experienced tube & pipe experts will work closely with your team to solve complex manufacturing challenges for seamless and welded operations. We apply our “Front-to-Back” approach including not only a range of process fluids for the front end of pipe manufacturing, but also corrosion preventives and protective...

Product Literature
Tube & Pipe


Service Guide For QUINTOLUBRIC® 865 Series


Monitoring through in-service oil analysis, an important element of predictive maintenance, can provide informa-tion about machine wear, as well as lubricant contamina¬tion and condition.

Technical Tips


QUINTOLUBRIC®

Hydraulics & Lubricants


WOCO® AW hydraulic oils are fully inhibited hydraulic oils designed for service in piston, vane or gear pumps operating at pressures over 1000 psi and/or speeds over 1200 rpm. The AW hydraulic series contain anti-wear, rust, oxidation and foam inhibitors, and exhibit excellent water separating characteristics. These oils meet...

Product Literature


WOCO®

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

HOCUT®

Die Casting : Solving Powder Paint Adhesion Issues On Aluminum Castings


Quaker Houghton collaborated with not only the customer, but with the paint supplier, paint vendor, and die manufacturer to get to the root cause. An on-site audit of the existing die caster, powder painting process and materials was conducted. Sample castings were sent to an alternative powder paint source...

Case Studies
Transportation - Components

DIE SLICK®

Grease Product Line


Excellent resistance to water washout, high load carrying capacity,high temperature stability and very good corrosion protection

Product Literature
Industrial

QUAKERTEK™

Metal Forming : Odor Elimination And Improved Fluid Maintenance


HOUGHTO-DRAW® 7060, a non-chlorinated, non-sul phurized biostable soluble oil type metal forming lubricant, was recommended. Quaker Houghton worked with maintenance personnel and conducted a trial for the metal spinning operation utilizing approximately 10% HOUGHTO-DRAW® 7060.

Case Studies
Industrial

HOUGHTO-DRAW®

Die Casting: Eliminating Porosity and Improving Cleanliness with Plunger Beads


Quaker Houghton recommended POLY SLICK™ 76-P 1.0 – 1.5 mm plunger beads. This solution was chosen because plunger beads create less carbon build-up than traditional plunger lubricants, resulting in cleaner working environments. Also, POLY SLICK™ 76-P demonstrates strong adherence to the plunger tip, extends tip and sleeve life with...

Case Studies
Transportation - Components

POLY SLICK™

Metal Removal


Metal Removal Fluids are a critical component in metalworking processes. Acting as a lubricant and coolant, these fluids reduce friction between the work¬piece and the machine tool. This diminishes frictional heat while removing the heat produced minimizing the problems associated with heat build-up including tool life and productivity.

Product Literature
Transportation - Components

QUAKERCOOL®

MSHA Dust Results


The need for dust suppressants in the mining industry continues to increase due to health, safety, and regulatory reasons. Whether on a surface or underground mine, dust and other particulates are a constant safety concern for those working in the mining industry. These hazards can cause a wide range...

Corporate Literature
Mining

DUSTGRIP®

The global leader in drilling system fluid solutions for the offshore industry.


As specialists in offshore lubricants, Quaker Houghton delivers superior technical service in support of our customized, high performance products. Our team of experts work closely with clients to evaluate their fluid performance needs in mission and safety critical equipment; this, to enhance operational performance and economics, thus preparing them...

Product Literature
Industrial


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. Due to its very good heavy soil pene-tration characteristics, it is also suitable for maintenance operations (machines hard surface cleaning, where it can...

Product Literature
Transportation - Components

QUAKERCLEAN®

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

HOUGHTO-SAFE®

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


Boron plated out of the cleaner, leaving a sticky residue. The operators were manually removing this residue from the parts, oftentimes cutting themselves on the sharp edges of the engine block. The boron also plated out on the rollers on the transfer line causing many hours of clean up.

Case Studies
Transportation - Components

CERFA-KLEEN®

Die Casting : 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. Due to the increased thermal stability of PLUNGER SLICK®202, Quaker Houghton was able to provide several benefits to the customer and obtained unanimous approval by all departments...

Case Studies
Transportation - Components

PLUNGER SLICK®

Continuous Caster : Hfd-U Fluid Power Technology Replacement Of Competitive Hfc Product (Water Glycol)


To help improve operations, QUINTOLUBRIC® 888-46 was introduced as a potential replacement. First, 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

Case Studies
Steel

QUINTOLUBRIC®

Aerospace Titanium Machining : 150% Increase In Tool Life


The company needed to make improvements in their machining operations. They were losing an average of one hour of productivity for each roughing cycle (4 hours lost machining time/ 24 hours). There were also issues with corrosion on machine tool beds with seals and coatings breaking down.

Case Studies
Aerospace & Defense

HOCUT®

Aerospace Titanium Machining : 60% Cost Decrease Of Fluids And Elimination Of Foam


Quaker Houghton proposed HOCUT® 795 B, dedicated to Aerospace parts machining and well established for its long sump life and good stability. 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,...

Case Studies
Aerospace & Defense

HOCUT®

Die Casting : 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
Transportation - Components

PLUNGER SLICK®

Relativity Of Acid Number For Hydraulic Fluids


TAN merely measures the corrosive acids present in the fluid, and will increase over time as an indication of the deterioration of the fluid. However, different lubricant technologies such as mineral oil-based or polyol-ester-based hydraulic fluids and different additive technologies result in different TAN values

Technical Tips


QUINTOLUBRIC®

Metalworking – Components: Label-Free Coolant Technology Eliminates Dermatitis Machining Aluminum Components


A global supplier of custom die cast parts across various industries was having serious problems with their machining coolant. This U.S. based customer was experiencing foul odors in the sumps while operators were suffering from dermatitis. The competitive product was also leaving residue on the machines and parts described...

Case Studies
Transportation - Components

QUAKERCOOL®

Die Casting : 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 SLICK®

Keeping Metals Clean Together.


Cleaning compound designed to economically remove quench oils between quenching and tempering operations. It has excellent oil splitting capabilities allowing for the reclaiming of both cleaner and oil and extending bath life. Try our biostable version, CERFA-KLEEN® 178

Product Literature
Transportation - Components

QUAKERCLEAN®

Die Casting : 91% 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. In addition to fire resistance, the product provides excel¬lent biodegradability and low aquatic toxicity, making it ideal for use where better environment protection...

Case Studies
Transportation - Components

QUINTOLUBRIC®

Die Casting Lubricants: Delivery Systems and Maintenance


The systems that are used to mix and deliver die lubricant to die cast machines vary between facilities and process, but typically consist of the same general components.

Technical Tips
Transportation - ComponentsTransportation - OEM

DIE SLICK®

Die Casting : 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. Due to the increased thermal stability of PLUNGER SLICK®202, Quaker Houghton was able to provide several benefits to the customer and obtained unanimous approval by all departments...

Case Studies
Transportation - Components

PLUNGER SLICK®

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