Coolant Filtration Kit Applicable to Chip Conveyors
LNS America’s cyclonic coolant filtration kit is designed to extend coolant life and reduce disposal costs by removing fine chips from the fluid before returning it to the machine tool tank.
LNS America’s cyclonic coolant filtration kit is designed to extend coolant life and reduce disposal costs by removing fine chips from the fluid before returning it to the machine tool tank. The process can also protect machine tools from damage, extend cutting tool life and improve product quality.
Ideal for cast-iron and aluminum applications, the kit is available as an option on the company’s chip conveyors and can also be retrofitted to existing chip conveyors. The system is suitable for cleaning water-soluble coolant and does not use media filters, eliminating filter purchase and disposal costs.
Minimum quantity lubricant can save money, improve tool life and improve the part finish. But it may involve changes to both the equipment and the processing strategy.
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With their strong attention to routine housekeeping, it's not surprising that this shop carefully researched all methods for removing tramp oil from coolant in machine sumps. If tramp oil is allowed to build up in the coolant, the resulting shop odor, smoke generation and unpleasant conditions for the operators will quickly undermine all efforts to keep a clean shop and maintain an optimum working environment.