Metalworking Fluids

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Design of Experiments Pinpoints Better Products

Lubes'n'Greases - April 1, 2020

Product development can be tedious and taxing, but a multifactor testing method helps manage the guesswork and get to th ...

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Spotlight on Metalworking Fluids

Lubes'n'Greases - April 1, 2020

Metalworking processes are evolving, and the fluids used to lubricate them must keep pace. One company highlights how th ...

DuBois to Acquire Cimcool

DuBois to Acquire Cimcool

Lube Report Americas - March 25, 2020

Hillenbrand Inc. will sell its Cimcool metalworking fluids business to DuBois Chemicals Inc. for $224 million in cash, u ...

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Q4 Kind to Clean Harbors, HCC, Quaker

Lube Report Americas - March 4, 2020

Quaker Chemical reported an increase in fourth quarter net income, but a decline for 2019. Its net sales were higher for ...

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Ingevity CEO Resigns, Interim CEO Named

Lube Report Americas - February 26, 2020

Ingevity Corp. announced Feb. 20 that its board of directors and D. Michael Wilson agreed he would resign as president, ...

Cutting Oils in Demand for Solar Panels

Cutting Oils in Demand for Solar Panels

Lube Report Asia - February 7, 2020

Vietnams increasing number of solar plant installations is boosting overseas demand for silicon wafer cutting oil used i ...

Kluber Acquires Wire Drawing Lube Maker

Kluber Acquires Wire Drawing Lube Maker

Lube Report EMEA - January 7, 2020

Kluber Lubrication announced last week it acquired wire drawing lubricant producer Traxit International GmbH and its sub ...

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Lanxess Acquires Brazilian Biocide Maker

Lube Report Americas - December 11, 2019

Lanxess acquired Itibanyl Produtos Especiais Ltda., a leading Brazilian manufacturer of biocides, including some used in ...

Master Fluid Solutions Opens Turkish MWF Plant

Master Fluid Solutions Opens Turkish MWF Plant

Lube Report EMEA - December 3, 2019

Master Fluid Solutions opened a metalworking fluids production facility outside of Istanbul in Tulza, mainly serving the ...

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SPOTLIGHT ON METALWORKING FLUIDS

Lubes'n'Greases - November 20, 2019

New techniques, technologies and trends suggest the metalworking fluids market is entering a period of change. One compa ...

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Long-life Fluids Bring Unintended Challenges

Lubes'n'Greases - November 20, 2019

Extending service life for metalworking fluids seems like a win, but potential pitfalls lurk for uneducated operators.

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A Sticky Situation

Lubes'n'Greases - November 20, 2019

Can a new test replace the discontinued P-47 specification guarding against stick-slip in slideway oils?

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Q3: Calumet, Cosan, Valvoline, Quaker, Milacron

Lube Report Americas - November 13, 2019

Calumet Specialty Products Partners, Cosans Moove lubricants segment and Quaker Chemical each reported net losses, while ...

3-D Printing Called Threat to Metalworking Fluids

3-D Printing Called Threat to Metalworking Fluids

Lube Report Americas - October 16, 2019

The budding 3-D printing industry has the potential to disrupt the lubricants industry by lessening or virtually elimina ...

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Master Fluid Acquires Wilhelm Dietz

Lube Report Americas - October 16, 2019

Perrysburg, Ohio-based Master Fluid Solutions announced on Oct. 7 the acquisition of German metalworking fluids manufact ...

Master Fluid Acquires Wilhelm Dietz

Master Fluid Acquires Wilhelm Dietz

Lube Report EMEA - October 15, 2019

Master Fluid Solutions announced on Oct. 7 the acquisition of German metalworking fluids manufacturer Wilhelm Dietz GmbH ...

Light Alloys Challenge Metalworking Fluids

Light Alloys Challenge Metalworking Fluids

Lube Report Americas - October 9, 2019

The types of metals used in wide ranges of products have evolved in recent years, trending toward greater use of alloys ...

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EPA Clarifies Chlorinated Paraffin Stance

Lube Report Americas - September 25, 2019

The Environmental Protection Agency issued significant new use rules on Sept. 18 under the Toxic Substances Control Act ...