QUAKERCOOL® W ALCA FF AND OIL HR

CASE STUDY – MACHINING AND GRINDING

 

CHALLENGES


 

A major global manufacturing subcontractor of innovative braking systems for the automotive industry was looking to:

  • Improve machine performance
  • Reduce overall cost
  • Reduce waste of machining fluids used in the manufacturing of master cylinders, anti-lock brakes and the electronic stability program, brake calipers and brake forks

To address these needs, Quaker recommended the facility change to 2PAQ technology – in this case, a combination of QUAKERCOOL® W ALCA FF and QUAKERCOOL® OIL HR. Quaker wanted to show that the solution would provide overall cost savings by reducing:

 

THE SOLUTION


 

The manufacturer introduced the combination of QUAKERCOOL® W ALCA FF and QUAKERCOOL® OIL HR for master cylinder production, involving one 20 m3 aluminum central system in one plant. During a period of two years with the 2PAQ technology, the manufacturer experienced the following benefits:

  • Cost savings with no biocide additions to the central system
  • Increased worker safety