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.
Due to the complexities of the die casting production process, proper die lubricant selection can be a laborious task.
Fire hazards are constantly present in the steel industry with operations involving heavy equipment and liquid or red hot steel, and when mineral oil based hydraulic fluids are being used. However, there are alternatives that can be utilized without jeopardizing the performance or productivity of the steel production line.
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.
v. Jan/Feb 2018. A four-step process is used to develop a total solution approach for the challenges a West Virginia, US based longwall mining operation was experiencing. The process included, site audit, recommendation, implementation, review and secondary audit. As well as the introduction of DUSTGRIP® JFP-95 to reduce dust emissions.