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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®

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®

Staying Ahead In A Changing World


As your long-term partner in anticipating and overcoming challenges, we never stop testing, refining and innovating to deliver ever better, more effective solutions. Now with even broader R&D capabilities. Expanded industry expertise. A larger portfolio of products and solutions. So you can move forward with confidence―whatever comes next.

Product Literature



Sustainability Report 2019


Quaker Houghton focuses on providing customer solutions that reduce waste, energy, water usage, and chemical consumption, while improving operational processes and tool life, and supporting safe work environments. These are several highlights of how we’ve helped our customers reduce total cost of ownership, improve performance and process, and...

Corporate Literature



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®

Machining and Grinding: 66% Oil Consumption Reduction


Binol, a Quaker Houghton Company, introduced QUAKERCUT® 010 XP, an extra high performance neat cutting and grinding oil to replace the mineral oil in the systems.

Case Studies
Transportation - Components

QUAKERCUT®

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


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®

Machining And Grinding: 30% Reduction In Waste Cost


This Case Study and the solutions gained were achieved through cooperation with L.E.S., a Quaker Houghton distributor in France. Quaker Houghton introduced QUAKERCOOL® 3608 HFF into 25% of the machines, and L.E.S. made regular visits to provide technical support, fluid maintenance and concentration monitoring.

Case Studies
Transportation - Components

QUAKERCOOL®

Engineered For Success


With demands for increasing productivity and reducing part manufacturing costs, while minimizing the impact on the environment, it comes as no surprise that today’s modern day metalworking fluids have to work harder and last longer while continuing to operate under ever-increasing extreme temperatures and pressures.

Product Literature
Equipment


Tube & Pipe : 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. Additionally, the product properties were modified to be able to comply with downstream process requirements...

Case Studies
Tube & Pipe

QUAKERCOAT®

Machining And Grinding: 50% Reduction Of The Coolant Consumption Due To Better Coolant Lifetime


Quaker Houghton visited the most critical plant located in Czech Republic which was never visited by the competitor. As a result of the visit, Quaker Houghton introduced QUAKERCOOL® 7200 HBFF after performing compatibility tests with different polish pastes, cleaners, electroplating, etc.

Case Studies
Transportation - Components

QUAKERCOOL®

Grease Product Line


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

Product Literature
Industrial

QUAKERTEK™

The global leader in compliance solutions for the mining industry.


Our mining experts work closely with our R&D chemists to bring unique solutions to your operation. We are the partner you can trust to provide extensive knowledge of your unique operating environment and business goals. We offer on-site expertise to maximize efficiency, durability, and safety.

Product Literature
Mining


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®

Die Casting: 13% Power Consumption Reduction by Converting to a Polyol Ester (HFD-U) Hydraulic Fluid


First, Quaker Houghton helped the manufacturer to understand the advantages of changing from water glycol (HFC) fluids to polyol ester (HFD-U) fluids. These advantages include

Case Studies
Transportation - Components

QUINTOLUBRIC®

Welded Tube And Pipe : Over 25% In Maintenance Cost Savings


Quaker Houghton ran a trial with selected QUAKERTEK™ CS 2202-EP calcium sulfonate grease to lubricate 12 bearings (22215/22218/32215/32218 +gear) per stand. The grease achieved the desired targets by decreasing maintenance time and relubrication rate as well as allow¬ing for increased water resistance.

Case Studies
Tube & Pipe

QUAKERTEK™

Carbide Grinding: Significant Oil Consumption Reduction


Binol, a Quaker Houghton Company, analyzed the customer’s challenges and introduced QUAKERCUT® 010 XP, an extra high performance neat cutting and grinding oil.

Case Studies
Transportation - Components

QUAKERCUT®

Metal Removal Fluids: 40% Reduction In Neat Oil Consumption


QUAKERCUT® 020 XP is a high performance neat cutting oil based on advanced ester technology from renewable raw materials. It is particularly suited for heavy-duty metalworking operations in ferrous and non ferrous materials. The high polarity gives optimal wetting and lubricating properties ensuring high surface finish quality and improved...

Case Studies
Transportation - OEM

QUAKERCUT®

DIE SLICK® 1750 Series


The formulations in this series incorporates Smart Polymer technology and high molecular weight alkane cross-link¬ing agents. Uneven protection caused by temperature variation on a die surface is a long-standing challenge in the die casting industry. Temperature variation is caused by the wide-range of die size, design, complexity, parts produced,...

Product Literature
Transportation - Components

DIE SLICK®

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™

Die Casting: 70% Increase in Parts Produced


The Quaker Houghton team worked closely with the customer to better understand their production process and analyze the structure of the casting. Quaker Houghton recommended DIE SLICK® AD 32 as a solution. This product was chosen because it does not contain wax, and has good film-forming performance at high...

Case Studies
Transportation - Components

DIE SLICK®

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. Best suited for the machining of ferrous metals including stainless steels and other high-nickel, high-chromium ferrous alloys.

Product Literature
Transportation - Components

QUAKERCOOL®

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®

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. Developed with the most advanced technology for continuous casting applications, these products are formulated with a special blend of highly refined esters, base...

Product Literature
Steel

QUAKERCAST™

Extended Shutdown Plan


The following actions are recommended to help maintain system integrity during extended shutdown periods.

Technical Tips
Aerospace & DefenseMetal FinishingNon-FerrousTransportation - ComponentsTransportation - OEM


Synthetic Base Oil Compatibility


Material compatibility can vary with mfgs. grade, lubricant grade, applied temp., and strain. Quaker Houghton recommends that design engineers test all synthetic lubricants with any plastic or elastomeric component to ensure compatibility in their application. Consult Quaker Houghton for more information.

Product Literature



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®

Thickener Compatibility


Material compatibility can vary with mfgs. grade, lubricant grade, applied temp., and strain. Quaker Houghton recommends that design engineers test all synthetic lubricants with any plastic or elastomeric component to ensure compatibility in their application. Consult Quaker Houghton for more information.

Product Literature



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®

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®

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®

Fire Safety In Hot Forming Hydraulic Presses


One of the main risks of fire is linked to the use of mineral oil in the hydraulic systems. At the units, substantial leakage has been observed. Most leakage takes place through accidents like ruptured hoses, or leaking couplings. Mineral oils are highly flammable and are a serious source...

Product Literature
Steel

QUINTOLUBRIC®

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®

Tube And Pipe Product Line


Maximum fire resistance, enhanced job site safety, reduced downtime, lower maintenance costs

Product Literature
Tube & Pipe

QUAKERCOOL®

Die Casting: 91% Wear Reduction by using Polyol Ester HFD-U Fields


Quaker Houghton’s QUINTOLUBRIC® polyol ester HFD-U fluids are fire-resistant hydraulic fluids that do not contain water. HFD fluids are usually based on synthetic base stocks or esters that combine reasonable to good fire-resistant properties with excellent lubrication performance. HFD fluids are designed to operate in oil hydraulic equipment.

Case Studies
Transportation - Components

QUINTOLUBRIC®

Tube and Pipe: Pipe Coating – QUAKERCOAT® 547


Upon surveying the customer’s operations, the Quaker Houghton team determined that the rusting resulted from an uneven coating with an inconsistent adhesion throughout the length of the pipe. The optimized use of QUAKERCOAT® 547 and the prompt and in-depth service and technical support impressed the plant personnel.

Case Studies
Tube & Pipe

QUAKERCOAT®

The global leader in process fluid solutions for the aluminum industry.


Our highly experienced aluminum experts will work closely with your team to solve complex manufacturing challenges. In an increasingly competitive, cost-conscious industry, we are the partner you can trust to prepare you for the future based on extensive knowledge of your unique operating environment and business goals. We provide...

Product Literature
Non-Ferrous


Automotive Manufacturing : 150% 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.

Case Studies
Transportation - OEM

QUAKERCOOL®

The global leader in process fluid solutions for the die casting industry.


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. Composition and consistency of lubricants, temperature, automation, safety, waste treatment requirements and numerous other variables are considered by our specialists, then analyzed in our...

Product Literature
Transportation - Components


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