Tower Oil & Technology Co.

4300 S. Tripp Ave.
Chicago, IL 60632

Phone: 773-927-6161
Fax: 773-927-3105

Sales Contact
Steve Lowery - Vice President - Sales

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October 13, 2015
Synthetic lubricant made for stamping automotive components
Tower Oil offers Klenedraw W-4701, a nonstaining, oil-free, full-synthetic lubricant for use in punching, forming, drawing, and deep-drawing of...
May 28, 2015
Best coolant practices make perfect
Taking all of the necessary parameters into consideration when designing a tube or pipe mill can be a big task, but it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. The main considerations include all of the cooling system capacity and location, the type of coolant, the filters and skimmers to be used, and local water quality. Making these decisions early, and incorporating them into the mill’s design, maximizes the cooling system’s efficiency.
March 4, 2014
Synthetic rust preventive is biodegradable
Tower Oil & Technology Co. has developed a new rust preventive product, Rustbeat 66-SRP, using its Green Fluid Technology. The synthetic,...
May 22, 2013
Oil-free liquid prevents slag buildup
Tower Oil & Technology Co. offers Kleneslat-RP. The synthetic, oil-free, nonflammable, nontoxic liquid prevents hot slag and splatter from...
March 10, 2009
The next generation of VOC-free vanishing lubricants
Sooner or later,your operation will have to be free of volatile organic compounds emissions. Using the latest lubricants can help. Lubricant suppliers have developed VOC-free lubricants that combine the best qualities of vanishing oils and water-extendible synthetic fluids, minus the mixing hassle associated with the latter.
January 13, 2009
Tower Oil & Technology announces staff appointment
Tower Oil & Technology Co., an employee-owned metalworking fluids manufacturer in Chicago, has appointed Steve Lowery as its new vice president,...
December 4, 2008
Fact or Friction?
The tube and pipe bending process is full of variables and options, all of which you must understand and manage successfully to make the end product.
May 15, 2008
Tower Oil names president/CEO
Tower Oil & Technology Co., Chicago, recently appointed Kirk McCubbin as president and CEO.The company is an employee-owned manufacturer of...
September 11, 2007
Better lubricant control leads to better mandrel bends
In an effort to reduce the need for cleaning bent tube, fabricator R & B Wagner analyzed its operations and decided to change from manual lubricant application to an automated system. The result was that its lubricant consumption dropped 70 percent. So little lubricant was left on the bent parts that the company eliminated the cleaning step.
September 25, 2003
How important is roll forming lubrication compatibility?
At first glance, it doesn't seem that the compatibility of the lubricant used in the roll forming process needs much attention. You'd better look again. It may surprise you that the chemical and physical properties of the roll forming lubricant leave fingerprints in at least six different areas of the operation.

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