Category Archives: Lubricants

4M and EQS: 4Q 2018 Sheet Metal Industry News

4M and EQS publish a newsletter covering Sheet Metal Industry news. Info from 4Q2018 and how to sign up for future issues is given here. Continue reading

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Treat Water Before Diluting Your Stamping Lubes

You drink bottled H2O rather than tap because it might taste “hard”, but what about using it for diluting stamping lubes? When diluted lubes dry during part storage, the remaining hard water ions can lead to problems. https://www.irmco.com/products/water-quality-lubricant-residues -Danny Schaeffler, … Continue reading

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Lubrication Technology for Metalformers, a conference from Metalforming Magazine in Feb 2019

Lubrication Technology for Metalformers, a February 2019 seminar from Metalforming Magazine, will help you learn how to select the right lubricant for your specific project based on material type, thickness, and forming challenges. The talks I’m most interested in hearing … Continue reading

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Is it cheaper to flood the tools or use an engineered lubricant designed for advanced metals?

The High Price of Cost Savings: Lubes Continue reading

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