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Types of Metalcutting Fluids and Cutting Oils

Posted by Hill and Griffith Company on Mar 12, 2019 3:01:21 PM

Metal Cutting fluids are an instrumental part of metal machining due to their improvement of the tool life, reduction of the work piece thermal radiation, flushing away chips from the cutting area, and improving the surface finish.

There are four main categories of metalcutting fluids and cutting oils:

Straight metal cutting oils

These oils are non-emulsifiable and very useful in metal machining operations where they function in undiluted form. Their composition is a base mineral or even petroleum oil. Often they contain polar lubricants like vegetable oils, fats and esters. They may also contain extreme pressure additives including sulphur, chlorine, and phosphorus. To achieve the best lubrication you can use straight metal cutting oils, however they may have poor cooling characteristics.

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COMPOUNDINGS Magazine Article Review, "Lubes Wanted"

Posted by Hill and Griffith Company on Jan 29, 2019 5:18:26 PM

Demand for industrial lubricants to continue in Asia in 2019

Asia’s demand for industrial lubricants is expected to continue in 2019. Increased foreign investments during the trade war between the U.S. and China in 2018 and mega development projects implemented by governments will continue to spur industrial growth.

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Metalworking Fluid Selection Guide

Posted by Hill and Griffith Company on Nov 28, 2018 4:53:48 PM

 The GRIFCUT™ Metalworking Fluids Lineup

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Working with Grifcut 860 Metal Cutting Fluid Concentrate

Posted by Myke Amend on Oct 26, 2018 1:14:29 PM

GRIFCUT 860™ is a general purpose semi synthetic cutting fluid with extra corrosion inhibitors for better corrosion protection. It is designed for machining ferrous alloys. It is suitable for milling, drilling, reaming, tapping and general purpose machining. Not only does Grifcut 860 extend sump life, but it allows for excellent machining performance, and is an operator-friendly and stable emulsion.

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