MANUAL Published: 08 November 2019

Chapter 21 | Metalworking and Machining Fluids


Discussion in this chapter pertains to fluids that facilitate metalworking and machining operations. The nature of the various working operations is examined, along with the properties of the lubricants needed for each. Discussion includes metalworking fluid classifications, composition, formulating, and testing. Representative examples of the various metalworking fluid formulations are also provided at the end of the chapter.

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Developed by Committee: D02
Pages: 865–933
DOI: 10.1520/MNL3720150030
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-7090-2
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-7089-6