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QUAKERCUT® Xp Series


The QUAKERCUT® XP Series products are extra high-per¬formance neat cutting oils based on advanced ester technology from renewable raw materials. Based on more than 20 years of experience from Binol, the market leader in the Nordics, the QUAKERCUT® XP Series has a proven track record of bringing operational, Health...

Product Literature
Transportation - Components

QUAKERCUT®

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®

Steel Continuous Casting: 48% Reduction In Total Cost Of Ownership By Converting To HFD-U Hydraulic Fluid


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).

Case Studies
Steel

QUINTOLUBRIC®

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


Fire-Resistant Test Parameters Explained


The resistance to ignition and burning, termed fire-resistance in the hydraulic fluids field, is measured using a variety of methods. The techniques developed include laboratory testing methods, as well as simulations for possible industrial crisis situations.

Technical Tips


QUINTOLUBRIC®

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®

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®

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



Underground Coal Mine : $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. Additionally, Quaker installed a new mixing station to filter the sediment from the water more effectively, and...

Case Studies
Mining

QUINTOLUBRIC®

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®

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®

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®

Turning Small Precision Components: Productivity Improvement of 40%


Binol, a Quaker Houghton Company, analyzed the cus¬tomer’s challenges and introduced QUAKERCUT® 005 XP, a low viscosity neat cutting and grinding oil to replace the water-based coolants.

Case Studies
Transportation - Components

QUAKERCUT®

Machining And Grinding: Tool Life Improved By 11-13%


After considering the demanding nature of the various operations and materials involved in the customer’s process, Quaker Houghton presented QUAKERCOOL® 7350 BFF as a solution. This product was chosen based on the following benefits

Case Studies
Transportation - Components

QUAKERCOOL®

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


Since die casting production trials typically require significant equipment and resources, and involve time investments and casting loss, Quaker Houghton has established a 4-part laboratory test method for chemical testing to evaluate die lubricants and generate product recommendations.

Technical Tips
Transportation - Components

DUSTGRIP®

Heat Treatment


In the heat treatment process, quenching is defined as the controlled extraction of heat from the component to be hardened. Since the development of the first petroleum based quenching oil around 1880 by Quaker Houghton, and the industry’s first biostable aqueous quenchant for induction and immersion quenching applications, we...

Product Literature
Transportation - Components

AQUA-QUENCH™

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™

Finishing Mill Roll Bearings : Reduced Consumption And Improved Lubrication


Verkol Lubricants, a Quaker Houghton Company, assessed the mill’s situation, and introduced QUAKERTEK™ LX 4602- EPE, a lithium complex grease, reducing bearing failures to 5-6 a year. After 8 years of using QUAKERTEK™ LX 4602-EPE, the mill wanted to run a trial with the main purpose of optimizing...

Case Studies
Steel

QUAKERTEK™

Protecting The Future. Together.


Our value proposition is based on advanced technology and unmatched performance. We take a solution driven approach comprised of world-class products and services to reduce operating costs, improve productivity, increase product quality and strengthen our customers’ competitive advantage.

Product Literature
Transportation - Components

HOUGHTO-PREP™

Mining: Reducing Solenoid Consumption by 80%


Quaker Houghton wanted to show that QUINTOLUBRIC® 814-02 could not only meet these requirements but also reduce costs through increased productivity and reduced downtime and maintenance requirements.

Case Studies
Mining

QUINTOLUBRIC®

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


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®

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®

Mining: Eliminating Solenoid Sticking


Quaker Houghton also provided an engineering solution for Bridger’s mixing system, which was producing low mix ratios. Quaker Houghton was able to identify and fix the problem. Even at low mix concentrations, QUINTOLUBRIC® 814-01 did not separate, scum or show signs of bacterial growth.

Case Studies
Mining

QUINTOLUBRIC®

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 SLICK® 1850 Series


The formulations in this series incorporate 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: 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®

Multi-Metal Machining: Improved Operator Acceptance


QUAKERCOOL® 7350 BFF is a high performance micro-emulsion ideally suited to all operations where high surface finish quality and high lubrication is needed. QUAKERCOOL® 7350 BFF is ideal for general purpose machining of most engineering materials and is recommended for light to medium metalworking operations on cast iron, steel...

Case Studies
Transportation - Components

QUAKERCOOL®

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


3 Methods to Prolong Die Life in High Pressure Die Casting


A key contributor to shortened die life is thermal fatigue. In high pressure die casting, production cycle times typically range from a few seconds to just over a minute. Within this span, the die cavity is being sprayed with die lubricant (the lubricant may be cold, cool, or hot,...

White Paper & Articles


DIE SLICK®

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®

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®

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®

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®

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®

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®

GREENLIGHT® – Andon Fluid Monitor


Anodizing and paint pre-treatment give aluminum both needed corrosion resistance and improved finish appearance. The anodic coating provides outstanding corrosion resistance that can be used with several attractive decorative colors. Quaker Houghton’s paint pre-treatment provides an excellent base for most kinds of paints including liquid and powder alternatives.

Product Literature
Metal FinishingTransportation - Components

GREENLIGHT®

Metal Forming : Odor Elimination And Improved Fluid Maintenance


HOUGHTO-DRAW® 7060, a non-chlorinated, non-sulphur¬ized 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. After a successful trial, the metal spinning company has now converted their central system to...

Case Studies
Industrial

HOUGHTO-DRAW®

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