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Gun Drilling





A leading developer and manufacturer of marine and truck diesel engines suffered from the following problems in their cylinder block manufacturing: · · · · Excessivecoolantusage Foamingofthecoolant Poorsumplife(6weeks) Dirtymachines

OEM Reference

· · · · Alfing Giddings Lamb Mollart ·Deckel·Excello ·Grob ·Heller ·Makino·Mapal ·Nagel ·Toyota ·Gehring ·Honsberg ·Mazak ·Varinelli

Product Description

QUAKERAL® 370 is based on advanced ester technology and suitable for machining titanium, aluminium, steel, alloy steels and cast iron. QUAKERAL® 370 can be used on all general metalworking applications as well as arduous operations such as: · · · · · · · · Broaching Gundrilling Mapalreaming Tapping Creepfeedgrinding Hobbing Turbinemachining Neatoilreplacement

Quaker addressed this situation utilizing their extensive experience in the metal machining area by introducing QUAKERAL® 370, a heavyduty, environmentally up-to-date, chlorine-free product. The use of in-house developed ester lubricant technology as a replacement for environmentally damaging EP additives, produced an immediate positive impact on the machining process.

Providing Solutions

The use of QUAKERAL® 370 resulted in:

Savings In Excess Of The Annual Coolant Costs

· Costsofdrillsreducedroughly10%or£1,000. · Sumplifeincreasedfrom12to52weeks.After52weeks, thesystemwaschangedaspartofanannualclean-up,but therewasnosignofdeteriorationofthefluidproperties. Generalcoolantusagealsodecreased.Togetherthese savingsamountedto£9,000. · Disposalcostsdecreased£1,600withapproximately 40,000litreslesscoolantdumpedannually. · Workingconditionsofoperatorsimprovedduetocleaner machinesandabsenceofbacterialandfungalinfections. · Nofoamingbuild-up.

Process & Equipment


Part: Cylinder Block Cast Iron 10% 15 bar maximum Gun Drilling PartAlloy: Pressure:

Concentration: SpecificOperation:

Product & Process Expertise Customer Reference

· · · · · · · · Bosch Caterpillar Cummins Chrysler Delphi FederalMogul Ford GM · · · · · · · · INABearing Koyo Pratt&Whitney PSA Renault Toyota Volkswagen ZFCorp Metalworking lubricants represent a very minor part of the costs in a metalworking process, typically less than 1%. This case illustrates the importance of correct fluid selection. The impact of the fluid can be a multiple of its costs, making the price of a metalworking fluid insignificant. That is why Quaker focuses on developing fluids with the highest performance without compromise, fluids that sharpen your competitive edge.



Case Study QUAKERAL 370 - Gun Drilling

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