Metalworking Fluids

Jerry P. Byers

© 2018 - CRC Press
Published September 20, 2017
Reference - 515 Pages - 5 Color & 256 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498722223 - CAT# K25619
Series: Manufacturing Engineering and Materials Processing

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  • Includes new chapters on rolling of metal flat sheets, including the types of lubricants used to roll ferrous and non-ferrous sheets, and nanoparticle lubricants in metalworking
  • Discusses critical aspects such as preventing corrosion, microbial growth, and contact dermatitis, plus the latest health and safety information
  • Describes the latest advances in recycling of metalworking fluids
  • Discusses the costs and benefits of metalworking fluid use, and contains fluid cost data as a percent of total manufacturing costs for two different metalworking facilities
  • Features a comprehensive glossary defining more than 450 terms common to industry and to related disciplines


This revised and expanded Third Edition contains 21 chapters summarizing the latest thinking on various technologies relating to metalworking fluid development, laboratory evaluation, metallurgy, industrial application, fluid maintenance, recycling, waste treatment, health, government regulations, and cost/benefit analysis. All chapters of this uniquely comprehensive reference have been thoroughly updated, and two new chapters on rolling of metal flat sheets and nanoparticle lubricants in metalworking have been added. This must-have book for anyone in the field of metalworking includes new information on chemistries of the most common types of metalworking fluids, advances in recycling of metalworking fluids, and the latest government regulations, including EPA standards, the Globally Harmonized System being implemented for safety data sheets, and REACH legislation in Europe.


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