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Published: 10/18/2012

Metalworking Fluid Management and Best Practices
Cutting metal is a complex process involving many critical factors to be successful. Correctly applied metalworking fluids is one of these critical factors.

Published: 9/17/2012

Considerations for Machining Exotics
In manufacturing, the term “exotic” is used to describe materials that display excellent wear characteristics, durability and service life in high heat, extreme cold or corrosive environments.

Published: 7/23/2012

Technologies for Chip and Coolant Management
To the casual observer, removing the chips created during a metalworking manufacturing process may seem about as complicated as emptying a waste basket.

Published: 4/23/2012

Sustainable Metalworking with Minimum Quantity Lubrication
Companies involved in metalworking operations have an obligation to develop sustainable manufacturing solutions.

Published: 1/17/2012

Mist Collector Design Fundamentals
Consider design differences when determining what style of mist collector is best for a given application.

Published: 8/11/2011

How Effective is MQL for Drilling Titanium/Aluminum Stacks?
Titanium expert Mark Larson describes how coolant properties affect the cut. MQL might work, but water-based coolant is typically best in titanium.

Published: 5/27/2011

About Metalworking Fluids and More (Part 2)
Two science papers from Quaker Chemical Corp. are worth reading for what they say about key developments in metalworking technology.

Published: 5/27/2011

About Metalworking Fluids and More (Part 1)
Two science papers from Quaker Chemical Corp. are worth reading for what they say about key developments in metalworking technology.

Published: 3/14/2011

Tool-Related Considerations for More Efficient Machining of Titanium
The expert in our Titanium Machining Zone offers advice related to coolants and coatings.

Published: 1/28/2011

The 400° Difference
Cryogenic machining achieves dramatic tool life gains not by flooding the cut, but by refrigerating the tool.