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April 15, 2014

Volume 6 Issue 7

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A New Model for Metalworking Fluids

Conventional theories about metalworking fluids state that they react chemically with the surfaces of metal workpieces during the short time that the two are in contact. These reactions supposedly form metal chlorinate, metal sulfide or metal phosphor layers that are more easily removed by the machine tool. Researchers at a German supplier of metalworking fluids challenged that model.