Metal Cutting

MQL: 5 Key Factors

MQL (Minimum Quantity Lubrication) offers some serious benefits to those who make the switch from flood coolant. Reducing the amount of fluid used and the amount of fluid-related equipment required can affect your bottom line. Improving tool life and operational efficiencies can increase your profits, and adopting an environmentally-friendly MQL system is a big plus […]
Extended tool life. fluid application

How to increase tool life by 100X

A recent study looking at micromilling  316 L stainless steel with Minimum Quantity Lubrication (MQL) found that it reduces the built-up-edge on a cutting tool and increases the tool life up to 100 times compared to dry micromilling . To achieve results like this it is important to use a high quality lubricant, such as […]