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Finding fluid solutions for steel manufacturers' processing challenges

May 1, 2018  

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Steel manufacturers often encounter process situations that dramatically impact operations. Process fluids, greases, and lubricants can make a big difference by providing cost savings through enhanced performance, improved efficiency and quality, amongst others. 

Quaker Chemical Corporation, a longstanding supplier of steel processing and maintenance products, will be presenting fluid solutions at AISTech 2018 Conference & Exposition next week from May 7 to 9 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Penn.

AISTech features technical presentations focused on steel related topics including steelmaking, finishing, engineering, and equipment technologies. At the conference, Quaker technical experts will present papers at the cold rolling, hot rolling, tube & pipe, and lubrication & hydraulics sessions:

• “Lubrication Strategies for Rolling Hard Steel Types,” by Bas Smeulders, Research Scientist, May 79:30 a.m.;

• “A Chemical Method to Decrease Oxide Scale Generation in Hot Rolling,” by Weijia Jin, Development Scientist, May 72 p.m.;

• “Evaluation of Fluid Performance for Thread Cutting of Premium Pipe Connections Using a Cut Tapping Operation on AISI 4140 Steel Using a Vertical Machining Center,” by Robert Evans, Research Scientist, May 7, 3 p.m.; and

• “Rolling Mill Bearing Lubrication: An Innovative Grease Technology Helps Reduce Total Cost of Ownership,” by Bruno Sanchez, Global Business Development Manager – Greases, May 8, 3 p.m.

(Quaker Chemical Corporation)