Back from the grave - Castrol takes on Houghton one more time for the first Death Match of 2012. Until that day, enjoy Rounds I through IV between Houghton and Castrol. So far, the battles have been too close to really separate the products sufficiently. We are learning a lot about your options as an end user, and a thing or two about the ASTM testing standards as well. Are existing tests capable of separating the products on a performance level? We might have to raise the bar a tad in 2012.
Clean Air America, Inc., innovator in air filtration products that protect workers and the environment, announces a revolutionary new generation of industrial air cleaners, the Clean Air ScandMist. The ScandMist separates oil and emulsion mist and fumes created by modern machine tools and returns cleaned air directly to the production area.
The North American market for industrial oils and fluids is showing promising signs of post-recession recovery with overall consumption volume up 11% in 2010 over the previous year, according to the latest report Opportunities in Lubricants: North American Market Analysis by worldwide consulting and research firm Kline & Company.
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With limited opportunities for growth in an otherwise flat market, North American suppliers of metalworking fluids are focusing on safety, health, and environmental issues to stay one step ahead of changing regulations and advance development of their product lines, according to a recently published study by Kline & Company.
Eriez® Hydroflow® now offers complete filter system products for a variety of metalworking applications, including standard machining, conventional grinding, creep feed grinding and CBN grinding/machining. These products are for metalworking operations that require practical and economical solutions for extending coolant life to help maintain maximum equipment performance.