Emulsifiers

The Green Trend Chips into Metalworking Fluids
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The Green Trend Chips into Metalworking Fluids

LNG Magazine - July 2, 2020

There's no regulatory requirement for MWFs that meet Environmentally Acceptable Lubricant standards, but formulating gre ...

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ASTM Drafts Guide to Fight Foam

LNG Magazine - July 22, 2019

Choosing the right test to evaluate foaming tendency could make or break a metalworking fluid formulation. ASTM is stepp ...

Dos and Donts of Emulsifying Coolant

Dos and Donts of Emulsifying Coolant

LNG Magazine - August 21, 2018

Trying to mix oil and water into a stable emulsion can leave metalworking operators feeling frustrated. Success depends ...

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Metalworkings Utility Knife

LNG Magazine - March 17, 2017

The versatility of pine chemicals can allow formulators to clean out the toolbox in favor of a multipurpose additive.

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Foam Control Gets New Tools

Lube Report Asia - November 3, 2015

Foam in manufacturing and technical processes can be good or bad. In some cases it is helpful, but in others - such as m ...

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Improved Emulsifiers Control Foam, Avoid Labels

LNG Magazine EMEA - October 16, 2015

Fluid formulators and emulsifier suppliers are facing numerous challenges with regard to performance requirements, regul ...

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Improving Rolling Oils for Nonferrous Metals

LNG Magazine EMEA - May 1, 2014

Oils typically used for rolling nonferrous metals often do not provide the best lubrication or surface finishes. Researc ...

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Additives Growth to Outpace Lubes

LNG Magazine - April 2, 2014

Global consumption of lubricant additives is climbing 2.2 percent a year -- which is faster than the lubes they go into, ...

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New Tools for Foam Control in Metalworking Fluids

LNG Magazine EMEA - February 12, 2014

Foam control is more critical in metalworking fluids because of the higher cutting speeds and higher pressures being use ...

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P2 Develops New Surfactants

Lube Report - December 14, 2011

Newly formed P2 Science is using technology licensed from Yale University to develop and manufacture a new class of surf ...

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Time Short for Sulfonate Users

Lube Report - June 9, 2010

The decision by Shell Oil Products US to close its base oil refinery in Martinez, Calif., is causing big disruptions for ...

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Polartech Buys Emulsifier Business

Lube Report - November 19, 2008

Polartech Ltd. announced last week that it has bought Crompton Corp.s Petromix soluble oil base product line to become t ...

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New Sulfonates Plant Opens

Lube Report - September 14, 2005

Offering to relieve tight demand for an important ingredient in metalworking fluids and other lubricants, chemical broke ...