Case Studies2018-10-17T17:14:56-04:00
2019-02-26T10:05:09-04:00

Underground Coal Mine Mitigates The Risk Of Fire By Using Fire-Resistant Hydraulic Fluid

To mitigate the risks of using a mineral oil based hydraulic fluid a large underground coal mine in southern West Virginia was using QUINTOLUBRIC® 888-68 an MSHA approved fire-resistant hydraulic fluid in their hydraulic systems.

2018-12-07T15:10:12-04:00

$500,000 Savings via Longwall Fluid Conversion

Introducing QUINTOLUBRIC 818-02 full synthetic Longwall Fluid to a longwall mine fixed sediment issues, and enabled the mine to reduce fluid consumption, lower filter usage, and improve the pump station and solenoid valve performance, resulting in $500,000 cost savings.

2018-07-25T09:36:42-04:00

Reducing Haul Road Dust When Water Is Scarce With Quaker Dustgrip® Super Tac

DUSTGRIP® SUPER TAC can reduce fine dust generated by large equipment operating on the untreated haul roads at a surface copper mine in a dry and low humidity environment where water is expensive and scarce.

2018-05-17T11:31:29-04:00

Avoiding an Oil Fire Pool

When a steel producer had a fire incident in the Electric Arc Furnace process due to metal sparks igniting mineral oil that leaked and accumulated to form a pool they converted to QUINTOLUBRIC® 888-46 to minimize the risk of fire due to its increased auto ignition and heat of combustion compared to mineral oil.

2018-02-20T16:41:18-04:00

Reducing Coolant, Water and Energy Consumption

By switching to Quaker’s 2PAQ™ technology: QUAKERCOOL® W-ALCA BFF & 7895 OIL, the customer was able to benefit from coolant and water consumption savings of up to 50% and a savings of up to 24% on energy consumption.

2017-11-20T18:49:45-04:00

15% Reduced Fluid Consumption in Deep Hole Drilling

QUAKERCOOL® 3530 AFF is a formaldehyde releaserfree, water-dilutable semi-synthetic fluid with a medium mineral oil content, suitable for machining and grinding operations on most engineering materials, including sensitive aeronautical aluminum alloys.

2017-11-20T21:46:15-04:00

36% Concentration Reduction Machining Cast Aluminum Parts

QUAKERCOOL® 7450 is a high-performance, formaldehyde and boron free microemulsion ideally suited to all operations on aluminum and ferrous alloys demanding premium surface finish quality and consistent lubrication.

2017-11-20T21:47:18-04:00

Eliminating Dermititis and Odor Milling Cast Iron

QUAKERCOOL® 7330 BFF was introduced solving the customer’s skin irritation issues, eliminated the smelly odor, increased tool life X2, and top ups were decreased from 3% to 1.5%.

2017-11-20T19:59:36-04:00

99% Rejected Engine Head Reduction

The use of FERROCOTE® 118 DC resulted in a 99% reduction of rejected engine heads, virtual elimination of the rust removal step, elimination of foam and bacterial growth, and a system life increase of 14%.