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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, including oils or coolant, is one of these critical factors.

Published: 6/17/2019

The Surprising Value in Fluid Recovery
A crusher/wringer system delivers considerable cost, space and labor savings for a precision machining company.

Published: 5/11/2019

Coolant Supplier Optimizes Customer’s Machining Process
When a precision manufacturer wanted to rebuild the production process for a medical part made on a rotary transfer machine, its metalworking fluids supplier provided more than a new cutting oil.

Published: 5/5/2019

Running Unattended at Night Lets Machine Shop Serve New Customers During Day
Precision Tool Technologies found capacity for diversification not by adding machines, people or space, but by freeing up time. Running unattended—running so it can machine through all 168 hours in the week—has enabled this shop to use h...

Published: 2/18/2019

February 2019 Product Spotlight: Coolant and Chip Management
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on machining coolant and chip management. 

Published: 1/23/2019

Coolant Recycling System Improves Tool Life, Reduces Costs
This Canadian aerospace manufacturer cut coolant costs by 75 percent by installing a PRAB Guardian coolant recycling system, eliminating terrible smells in the process.

Published: 1/10/2019

Improving Process Efficiency with Metalworking Fluids
Using the right oils, coolants and lubricants can help a shop optimize machining processes, but there are many factors to weigh when choosing metalworking fluids.

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.