A Pattern of Innovation

2019-02-07T18:21:47-04:00

In today’s world, longwall mining faces considerable challenges. The difference between a productive operation and an inefficient one often boils down to the right combination of people and products. For over 30 years, Quaker Chemical has continued to challenge the status quo for fire-resistant fluids used in some of the largest hydraulic cylinders in the world: longwall mining machinery.

Alternative Solutions to Mineral Oil-Based Hydraulic Fluids

2018-10-04T16:05:19-04:00

In mining operations, a fire can increase the risk of personal injuries, as well as heighten the likelihood of losses in both capital and production.  These losses include not only potential damage to buildings and equipment, but can encompass interruption in production that can idle operations for days or even months.  Learn about the pros and cons of alternative solutions to mineral oil-based hydraulic fluids

Reducing Dust Emissions in Underground Coal Mines using DUSTGRIP® Dust Suppressant

2018-06-08T17:20:43-04:00

The need for dust suppressants in the mining industry continues to increase due to health, safety, and regulatory reasons. Whether on a surface or underground mine, dust and other particulates are a constant safety concern for those working in the mining industry. Courtesy of ‘Tradelink Publications Ltd.’