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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, biodegradable product contains 0.0 g/l of VOCs by ASTM E1868-10 test method.
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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 sticking to support slats and workpieces during laser, plasma, or flame cutting operations.
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March 10, 2009
The next generation of VOC-free vanishing lubricants
Disappearing compound , vanishing oil , evaporative , and solvent are among the many names for basically the same product. Manufacturers use these lubricants for numerous metal forming operations, such as drawing, forming, punching, and... Read more...
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, director of sales. Lowery joined the company as a field sales engineer – metal stamping... Read more...
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.
Any of these variables can make a significant contribution to the success or failure of... Read more...
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 metalworking fluids. Read more...
September 11, 2007
Better lubricant control leads to better mandrel bends
Although mandrel bending is the method most likely to produce a high-quality bend, it is by no means an exact science. Material, size, bend dimensions, and machine variables make it necessary to consider each application individually—and... Read more...
September 25, 2003
How important is roll forming lubrication compatibility?
Plant Environment Let's begin with the plant environment. Environmental guidelines mandate safe handling and disposal of lubricants. You must determine if the various lubricants you are using are hazardous, requiring special controls... Read more...
November 7, 2002
Lubes and the new materials: It's a different game
The draw bending of these materials requires special lubrication expertise. As a manager, you should understand what changes in production and process control are necessary to achieve productive and profitable fabrication. The Right Stuff... Read more...
September 26, 2002
Tooling: Lube it or lose it
Many variables affect tool wear in stamping operations. Just a few of them are: Lubricant properties. Lubricant application and control. Material. Tooling. Lubricant Properties Most metal forming operations use lubricants to protect the... Read more...