Metal Cutting

MQL: 5 Key Factors

August 3, 2015

MQL (Minimum Quantity Lubrication) offers some serious benefits to those who make the switch from flood coolant. Reducing the amount…

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Extended tool life. fluid application

How to increase tool life by 100X

January 24, 2013

A recent study looking at micromilling  316 L stainless steel with Minimum Quantity Lubrication (MQL) found that it reduces the…

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Changing from Alucobond/Composite panel to Solid Aluminium Sheet

Do you find yourself having to Route 3mm solid Aluminium sheet in preference to Alucobond/Composite panel? If you are experiencing any of the following you need to talk to our John Barker (Managing Director) of Unist Australia.

  • Ragged cutting
  • Burning out cutters
  • Breaking router bits
  • Terrible surface finish
  • Just the inability to get the job done

We understand your problem, you need to lubricate the routing cutter with our 3 nozzle Coolubricator.

For help on this matter call John Barker on 02 8850 2022 or email [email protected].

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The facade industry is moving in part from ACM to Solid Aluminium panels. HVG/Alucobond Architectural are introducing MondoClad, a Pre-finished 3 mm aluminium panel.For more information go to: