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Published: 1/15/2018

January 2018 Product Spotlight: Coolant and Chip Management
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on coolant filtration and chip processing systems.

Published: 12/1/2017

Vortex Tubes Put a Cool Spin on Dry Machining
This technology offers an alternative to traditional liquid coolants by providing a clean stream of air as cold as -30°F to cool cutters and workpieces during machining.

Published: 10/14/2017

3 Types of Insights from Used Oil Analysis (UOA)
Monitoring the condition of lubricants through UOA helps machine shops glean critical insights that can limit downtime and keep equipment running.

Published: 9/13/2017

Wastewater Treatment: Why Companies Should Care and What They Can Do About It
Shops and plants should be concerned about wastewater treatment for many reasons, and the best way to turn genuine concern into effective solutions starts with an awareness of current options for wastewater-treatment equipment.

Published: 9/6/2017

Understanding the Different Choices in Metal and Fluid Recycling
This recorded presentation discusses options including separators, shredders, briquetters, centrifuges, and above- and below-ground chip handling.

Published: 5/4/2017

It’s the Cells and the Skills: May 2017 Digital Edition
The latest issue of Modern Machine Shop takes a hard look at manufacturing cells and the importance of the people running them, as well as a frank discussion of the ups and downs of machine tool consumption.

Published: 7/29/2016

Benefits and Challenges of Minimum Quantity Lubrication
Optis, a joint venture between TechSolve and Castrol, looks at the positive impact of MQL, the challenges to its implementation and the industry’s current uptake of the solution.

Published: 7/15/2016

Insight into Minimum Quantity Lubrication
This article is the result of an interview with Dr. Radu Pavel, who is chief technology officer at TechSolve Inc. and Optis LLC. He focuses on process design and optimization as well process monitoring and control.

Published: 3/14/2016

Limiting the Lubrication with MQL
A Minimum Quantity Lubrication (MQL) system allows operators to drill holes, tap holes, cut molds and machine metal with little or no coolant.

Published: 12/10/2015

Metal Removal Fluids Support Work with Variety of Materials
Quaker Chemical offers a portfolio of metal removal emulsion technology, comprising the Quakercool 700 and 700 series, intended to serve the metalworking industry’s automotive/heavy equipment manufacturers and components producers that operate with ...