Measurement & Fluids
This shop provides a case in point of the substantial savings that can be realized with the proper coolant formulation. Rustlick Ultracut Pro, available from ITW Rocol North America, lasted twice as long in the sump than the shop’s previous coolant, leading to significant operating and maintenance cost savings.
Here are quick tips for solving the problems with your shop's most significant liquid asset.
The DMD magnetic disc depurator from Losma features rotating discs to eliminate magnetic particles without using consumable materials.
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5ME's Cyclo Cool 900 series synthetic metal machining fluids use a near-neutral pH formula developed to meet heavy-duty, high heat machining requirements at a lower cost than semi-synthetics and soluble oils.
Dri-Touch Amber rust blocker from Birchwood Technologies offers low volatile organic content and virtually no odor.
PRAB’s tramp oil separator removes free-floating and mechanically dispersed tramp oils from coolant and wash water using gravity flow and coalescence.
CRS fluid-recycling systems from Eriez are self-contained coolant- and fluid-management systems capable of recycling water-miscible fluids to maximum potential.