Steel

Cleaners

QUAKERCLEAN® 7000

A major North American producer of continuous anneal and zinc / zinc alloy coated substrate was currently using a two component cleaner (50% NaOH and surfactant package) on their continuous anneal line. The two component package made it hard to control the concentration. Quaker trialed on the steel producers continuous anneal line and provided easy concentration control based on conductivity with the introduction of the one component high solids cleaner QUAKERCLEAN® 7000. Read More...

CORROSION PREVENTIVES

FERROCOTE® EGL-1

A major cold rolled sheet producer who supplied the automotive market was being plagued by rejects due to stain. The introduction of FERROCOTE® EGL-1 resulted in savings equal to 7 times the additional product cost. Read More...

QUAKERTEK™ CS 4602-EP

Steelscape, national supplier of metallic-coated and painted steel, was experiencing corrosion on the bearings in their Galvanize and Cold Mill lines. The corrosion was shortening the life of the bearings, causing them to be replaced up to 9 times a year, at a cost of $6,200 per bearing for a total of cost $55,800 per year. Read More...

GREASES

QUAKERTEK™ AX 2502 EP

A large steel mill had a Hot Rolling Department that desired to lower their operating costs in order to increase their competitive advantage in the US steel market, improve steel and product quality and increase output and service. Read More...

QUINTOPLEX™ LX 1 EP

CSI approached Quaker Chemical to develop a fire-resistant grease that could be used on the roller bearings to reduce the amount of slag fires. Read More...

HOT ROLLING LUBRICANTS

QUAKER QUAKEROL® HB SERIES

A hot mill customer was experiencing problems with its current operations and was looking for improvement with their electrical power, productivity, work roll wear, and strip quality. The introduction of a back-up lubrication system and the QUAKER QUAKEROL® HB Series resulted in fewer cold mill defects, easy operator acceptance and higher quality strip. Read More...

QUAKER QUAKEROL® HB-9

A hot mill was experiencing severe slipping, severe peeling issues with certain lubricants, and salt and pepper scale defects on its 6 stand 60” Hot Mill with Coil Box. Since switching to QUAKER QUAKEROL® HB-9 and placing a permanent MIDAS System on F1, the Hot Mill has seen drastic improvements in its operations. Read More...

PICKLE OILS

ACTIVOL® 1803

A major producer of high quality steel sheet wanted to increase efficiency in its pickling operation. The introduction of ACTIVOL® 1803, a joint offering from Harry Miller Corporation and Quaker Chemical resulted in total benefits equal to eight times the inhibitor cost. Read More...

TEMPER FLUIDS

QWERL® 263

A major producer of automotive-quality steel needed to increase the surface roughness of its galvanized sheet to meet its automotive customer’s specification. The introduction of QWERL® 263 resulted in total benefits equal to 26 times the wet temper cost. Read More...

QWERL® 9000

A major producer of electrical grade steel wanted to temper all silicone bearing steel in one pass. Quaker introduced QWERL® 9000. The introduction of QWERL® 9000 resulted in A $170,000 total savings per year. Read More...