Houghton International, Inc. Datasheets for Metalworking Lubricants, Coolants, and Fluids

Metalworking lubricants, coolants and fluids are specialized coatings and carriers for metal forming, metal cutting, lapping, polishing, and grinding applications.
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Product Name Notes
Soluble Oil Cutting Fluid -- Hocut® 795-H A general-purpose cutting fluid, Hocut® 795-H is an industry-changing soluble oil that operates independent of sump-side additives even in the most severe conditions. Hocut 795-H is the most used coolant...
Aluminum Hot Rolling -- Tandemol® Aluminum hot rolling of flat sheet is a highly sensitive metalworking process, requiring experienced technical support and carefully designed lubricants. The aluminum rolling industry relies on Houghton for expert process...
Aluminum Post Lubricant -- Coilshield™ Aluminum mills producing can beverage sheet have experienced many benefits in using Houghton Coilshield™ series products. Coilshield 2003 and 6461 offer low product maintenance and lower lubricant costs, and have...
Aluminum Hot Rolling -- NOA™
Copper Flat Sheeting Rolling -- NOA™
Among the various Houghton Tandemol series available for hot rolling, the newest and most cutting-edge fluid is the NOA™ (Non Oleic Acid) technology. This innovative chemistry marks an industry breakthrough,...
Aqueous Quenchants -- Aqua-Quench® 145
Aqueous Quenchants -- Aqua-Quench® 245
Aqua-Quench® 145 was the world’s first biostable polymer quenchant formulated specifically for induction and flame hardening applications. The polyalkylene glycol based product has a proven biostable technology that eliminates the...
Aqueous Quenchants -- Aqua-Quench® 251 Aqua-Quench® 251 is an oil-free, non-flammable, water-soluble synthetic quenchant for the hardening of ferrous alloys and a solution treatment for aluminum alloys. Uniform quenching eliminates the formation of steam pockets...
Aqueous Quenchants -- Aqua-Quench® 260 Aqua-Quench® 260 is a concentrated aqueous solution of polyalkylene glycol which has inverse solubility in water. It is oil-free, nonflammable and provides controlled cooling rates which reduce the distortion problems...
Aqueous Quenchants -- Aqua-Quench® 3699 Aqua-Quench® 3699 is a concentrated, water-soluble polymer quenchant with oil-like quenching characteristics. Its quenching characteristics can be varied between those of water and normal-speed cold quenching oil by varying the...
Aqueous Quenchants -- Aqua-Quench® C Aqua-Quench® C is an advanced polymer quenchant designed for both low- and high-hardenability steel applications including forged parts, coils of wire and bar stock, and in special steels, martensitic stainless...
Aluminum Wire Drawing Metal Forming Fluid -- Cindol™ 4601 Cindol™ 4601 is a light-viscosity lubricant used in non-ferrous metal forming. It provides outstanding results in stamping light-gauge aluminum for radiation and cooling fins and produces excellent fine aluminum and...
Aluminum Wire Drawing Metal Forming Fluid -- Cindol™ 4602 Cindol™ 4602 is a light-viscosity lubricant used in non-ferrous metal forming. It provides outstanding results in stamping light-gauge aluminum for radiation and cooling fins and produces excellent fine aluminum and...
Straight Oil Metal Forming Fluid -- Cindol™ 4625 Cindol™ 4625 straight oil lubricant is ideal for aluminum rod breakdown. This Houghton machinery lubricant contains the unique ND additive and gives improved results in general lubrication, forming and machinery...
Aluminum Wire Drawing Metal Forming Fluid -- Cindol™ 4641 Cindol™ 4641 is a highly concentrated metal forming additive for use on ferrous, copper and aluminum alloys. It is used straight where heavy loads are generated or cut with mineral...
Aluminum Wire Drawing Metal Forming Fluid -- Cindol™ 4683 Cindol™ 4683 is a unique lubricant for drawing and forming aluminum. It is effective for difficult non-ferrous stamping and forming operations, as well as for rod breakdown drawing of aluminum...
Aluminum Wire Drawing Metal Forming Fluid -- Cindol™ 4687-R Cindol™ 4687-R is a specialized lubricant for drawing and forming difficult aluminum alloys such as 5056, 5052, 6201, etc. Cindol 4687-R contains ND additive which dramatically lowers the coefficient of...
Vanishing Compound Metal Forming Fluid -- Cindol™ 4699 Cindol™ 4699 provides the lubricity requirements for high-speed press formation where a vanishing product is needed. The additive package in the product reduces metal pick-up and galling. This allows faster...
Soluble Oils -- Dasco Sol™ 100 Dasco Sol™ 100 is a soluble cutting and grinding oil, free of chlorine and sulfur, providing high lubricity and an excellent surface finish. This product is ideal for titanium operations...
Soluble Oils -- Dasco Sol™ 145A Dasco Sol™ 145A is a water-soluble, cost-effective, general-purpose oil for metal removal. The emulsion created by this product leaves a light oily residue for rust protection. Dasco Sol 145A is...
Cold Quenching Oils -- Dasco-Quench™ LBA 15
Cold Quenching Oils -- Dasco-Quench™ LPA 15
Dasco-Quench™ cold quenching oils were developed to meet most industrial heat treating challenges. They are formulated from carefully selected, highly refined virgin paraffinic base stocks enhanced with unique additive packages.
Hot Quenching Oils -- Dasco-Quench™ MPA 60 Dasco-Quench™ MPA 60 is a medium-viscosity, dark-colored, dual-purpose quenching oil based on selected virgin paraffinic base stocks. The oil is enhanced with a unique additive package to assure desired hardness...
Semi-Synthetics -- Dascool™ 2357 Dascool™ 2357 is a semi-synthetic fluid that is ideal for moderate- to heavy-duty cutting and steel machining applications. It is designed specifically for the machining of various grades of die...
Soluble Oils -- Dascool™ 2360 Dascool™ 2360 is a soluble oil cutting fluid designed to tackle the very toughest of ferrous and exotic metals. It is a heavy-duty biostable coolant designed with the most innovative...
Straight Oil Metal Forming Fluid -- Drawsol™ 850 Drawsol™ 850 is a heavy-duty straight oil lubricant that ideal for difficult steel and stainless steel operations. The formula blends extreme-pressure agents, fatty lubricants, petroleum oil and inhibitors. Its high...
Straight Oil Metal Forming Fluid -- Drawsol™ 850 X2 Drawsol™ 850 X2 is a heavy-duty straight oil drawing and stamping lube that maintains high viscosity under high loads. Its formulation provides improved washability and high lubricity for difficult deep...
Copper Wire Drawing Metal Forming Fluid -- Drawsol™ WDC 20 Drawsol™ WDC 20 is a soft paste designed to produce severe reductions in diameter when drawing round, carbon steel wire. It also can be used for press forming operations where...
Synthetic Metal Forming Fluid -- Drawsol™ WM 110 Drawsol™ WM 110 is a synthetic metal forming lubricant that eliminates corrosion problems associated with chorine-based lubes. Use on both ferrous and non-ferrous metals for drawing, blanking, and forming operations.
Synthetic Metal Forming Fluid -- Drawsol™ WM 4740 Drawsol™ WM 4740 is a highly versatile synthetic metal forming lubricant that is suited for very difficult metal forming operations. This heavy-duty lubricant contains select additives that make it an...
Soluble Oil Metal Forming Fluid -- Drawsol™ WM 950 Drawsol™ WM 950 is a water-soluble oil lubricant that is cost-effective for a variety of applications. The product handles both deep and shallow drawing on heavy-gauge steel and tough alloys,...
Rust Preventives -- Ensis™ PL 1608 Ensis™ PL 1608 is a rust-preventive prelube oil designed for application to automotive-grade cold rolled steel sheets. It can be applied by roll transfer, drip feed or electrostatic application methods.
Neat Oils -- Excelene™ 316 Excelene™ 316 is a specially formulated grinding oil for precision grinding operations. Its light color allows for easy observation of the surface being ground. The oil can be used with...
Neat Oils -- Excelene™ 416 Excelene™ 416 is a neat cutting oil designed specifically for precision grinding. The product is particularly suitable for high stock removal rates and grinding speeds, thanks to excellent cooling and...
Neat Oils -- Excelene™ 516 Excelene™ 516 is a neat oil, designed specifically for precision grinding. The product is particularly suitable for high stock removal rates and grinding speeds due to its excellent cooling and...
Cold Rolling Oils -- Fenella™ Fenella neat lubricating oils are used in cold rolling mills to process stainless steel. They are high-performance rolling lubricants with excellent burn-off properties, improved productivity and reduced oil consumption. The...
Neat Oils -- Dascolene™ 598-DBR Free from chlorine and heavy metals, Dascolene™ 598-DBR is a neat cutting oil with EP additives for the cutting and grinding of moderate-machinability ferrous materials. Dascolene 598-DBR is approved by...
Soluble Oil Metal Forming Fluid -- Drawsol™ WM 2800 High-viscosity, water-soluble Drawsol™ WM 2800 provides an excellent choice for progressive die operations. It handles both deep and shallow drawing on heavy-gauge steel and alloys. The product leaves virtually no...
Synthetic Cutting Fluid -- Hocut® 763 Hocut® 763 is a moderate- to heavy-duty synthetic cutting fluid that is perfect for the grinding and machining of ferrous alloys. A biostatic coolant, Hocut 763 combines excellent rust protection...
Synthetic Cutting Fluid -- Hocut® 767 Hocut® 767 is a general-purpose synthetic lubricant for moderate ferrous grinding and machining applications. Using Hocut 767, grinding wheels remain open and free-cutting. High cleaning action takes away fines to...
Synthetic Cutting Fluid -- Hocut® 769-D Hocut® 769-D is a heavy-duty synthetic coolant for machining difficult ferrous metals. The product’s unique formulation resolves tacky residue issues common with many other synthetic products. The product is formulated...
Soluble Oil Cutting Fluid -- Hocut® 787-H Hocut® 787-H is a soluble oil, universal, heavy-duty cutting fluid that will provide extended tool life. It is compatible with hard water, and is clean-running and biostable, which assures long,...
Semi-Synthetic Cutting Fluid -- Hocut® 795-MP Hocut® 795-MP is a semi-synthetic cutting and grinding fluid. Its reduced oil content makes it ideal for machining and grinding “dirty” metals, such as cast iron, that tend to have...
Semi-Synthetic Cutting Fluid -- Hocut® 797-CL Hocut® 797-CL is a versatile, semi-synthetic coolant for machining and grinding of ferrous and non-ferrous metals in heavy-duty operations. It is formulated with emulsifiers, lubricity additives, extreme-pressure (EP) components and...
Semi-Synthetic Cutting Fluid -- Hocut® 797-E Hocut® 797-E is a versatile, semi-synthetic fluid that can be used for general-purpose machining and grinding in medium-duty operations. It is formulated with emulsifiers, lubricity additives and inhibitors that offer...
Straight Oil Drawing Lubricant -- Houghto-Draw® 404 Houghto-Draw® 404 is a chlorinated straight oil lubricant of medium viscosity that contains carefully selected refined petroleum stocks and chlorinated components. It is ideal for high-speed processes where excessive heat...
Soluble Oil Drawing Lubricant -- Houghto-Draw® 7002 Houghto-Draw® 7002 is a versatile water-soluble oil drawing compound that provides excellent drawing capabilities. This non-chlorinated, sulfur-free formula produces exceptional results on ferrous and non-ferrous metals, particularly aluminum. Houghto-Draw 7002...
Soluble Oil Drawing Lubricant -- Houghto-Draw® 7060 Houghto-Draw® 7060 is a biostable, water-soluble, heavy-duty drawing and stamping lubricant. The biostable technology provides heavy-duty stamping capabilities for all metals. Its clean formula protects without staining and is compatible...
Soluble Oil Drawing Lubricant -- Houghto-Draw® 7079R Houghto-Draw® 7079R is a versatile, water-soluble oil, extreme-pressure lubricant. This emulsifiable lubricant can handle heavy-duty work previously limited to straight petroleum oils. It can be used for both metal forming...
Synthetic Drawing Lubricant -- Houghto-Draw® 756-A Houghto-Draw® 756-A is a synthetic metal forming lubricant that provides deep drawing capabilities for carbon, stainless steel, aluminum, copper and brass. It is also used in cold heading and cold...
Copper Wire Drawing Lubricant -- Houghto-Draw® WD 4812 Houghto-Draw® WD 4812 drawing lubricant is a water-soluble copper and aluminum wire drawing compound. Additives in Houghto-Draw WD 4812 reduce capstan wear and improve drawing performance while extending solution life.
Copper Wire Drawing Lubricant -- Houghto-Draw® WD 4814 Houghto-Draw® WD 4814 drawing fluid is formulated for medium and fine multi-wire copper wire drawing and drawing rod. Its formulation allows multi-wire machines to operate at high speeds because of...
Synthetic Grinding Fluid -- Houghto-Grind® 4255 Houghto-Grind® 4255 is a cost-effective synthetic product that provides good corrosion protection for light-duty grinding of cast iron and steels. Grinding wheels will remain open and free-cutting while a high...
Cold Quenching Oils -- Houghto-Quench® 3430 Houghto-Quench® 3430 and Houghto-Quench G are medium-speed cold quenching oils suitable for use at temperatures up to 180 ºF (82 ºC). Both quenchants give greater depth of hardening than straight...
Cold Quenching Oils -- Houghto-Quench® 3440 Houghto-Quench® 3440 and Houghton-Quench K are low-viscosity, fast cold quenching oils suitable for use at temperatures up to 180 ºF (82 ºC). Both quenchants provide greater depth of hardening than...
Cold Quenching Oils -- Houghto-Quench® G Houghto-Quench® G and Houghto-Quench 3430 are medium-speed cold quenching oils suitable for use at temperatures up to 180 ºF (82 ºC). Both quenchants give greater depth of hardening than straight...
Cold Quenching Oils -- Houghto-Quench® K Houghto-Quench® K and Houghton-Quench 3440 are low-viscosity, fast cold quenching oils suitable for use at temperatures up to 180 ºF (82 ºC). Both quenchants provide greater depth of hardening than...
Cold Rolling Oils -- Houghto-Roll™
Hot Rolling Oils -- Houghto-Roll™
Houghton offers a complete line of Houghto-Roll™ products for the steel rolling industry, including cold rolling and compatible pickle lubricants. Houghto-Roll CRS series products are advanced synthetic cold rolling oils...
Aluminum Cold Rolling Metal Forming Fluid -- Cindol™ Houghton supplies high-quality aluminum cold rolling additives (Cindol™ CR series, VX series, BA series, etc.), many of them composed of the conventional chemistry used throughout the aluminum cold rolling industry.
Semi-Synthetic Metal Working Fluid -- Adrana™ Series Houghton’s Adrana™ micro-emulsion fluids form stable, translucent emulsions when mixed with water, provide effective cooling and excellent lubricity, and yield high surface finish in a variety of operations. Adrana D...
Neat Oils -- Garia™ Series Houghton’s Garia™ series line of neat cutting oils contain active chemistry for medium to severe cutting of aluminum, cast iron, steel and stainless steel. Additives ensure long sump life and...
Neat Oils -- Macron™ Series Houghton’s Macron™ line of neat cutting oils is formulated from high-quality, severely hydroprocessed base stocks with a naturally high viscosity index. The Macron 221CM is the leading tri-purpose oil that...
Synthetics -- Metalina™ Series Houghton’s Metalina™ product line of synthetic fluids provides excellent cooling and filterability, and readily rejects tramp oils for easy removal and recycling. These products form clear solutions when mixed with...
Soluble Oils Metal Working Fluid -- Sitala™ Series Houghton’s Sitala™ macro-emulsion fluids provide excellent corrosion protection and performance in tough operations. Sitala D 3405 is ideal for medium- to heavy-duty machining operations on a broad range of aluminum...
Neat Oils -- Cut-Max® 570 Houghton’s Cut-Max® 570 cutting oil has a high EP content combined with exceptional wetting and penetrating characteristics. The product was formulated to flow effectively to the chip-tool interface and is...
Metal Removal Fluids -- Hocut® Houghton’s Hocut® product line features a broad range of semi-synthetic and synthetic machining and grinding coolants. The Hocut product line features Hocut 769-D, a heavy-duty synthetic coolant that rejects tramp...
Temper Rolling Fluids -- Tempershield™ Houghton’s line of Tempershield™ rolling fluids includes both water- and solvent-based options. Our solvent-based products are formulated to exhibit high flash points, low mist and low odor. Our water-based products...
Aluminum Cold Rolling Lubricant -- Cindolube™ Houghton’s newest aluminum cold rolling chemistry is the Cindolube™ technology, which incorporates the proprietary “carrier” technology.
Rod Rolling Lubricant -- Rodshield™ Houghton’s Rodshield™ family of hot rolling lubricants for copper rod are fully synthetic lubricants, offering lower operating cost and improved productivity for Southwire and Hazlett-Krupp continuous casting and in-line rod...
Rod Rolling Lubricant -- Rolkleen™ Houghton’s Rolkleen™ 53P and 55P are rod rolling lubricants specifically developed for aluminum hot rolling on Properzi rod mills and have been used for many years as a low-cost option...
Cold Rolling Oils -- Rolkleen™ Houghton’s Rolkleen™ line of rolling lubricants is a diverse array of technologies for the production of cold rolled steel strip. Metals rolled include low- and high-carbon steel, vacuum degassed IF...
Hot Rolling Oils -- Rollshield™ Houghton’s Rollshield™ line of hot rolling lubricants includes varying combinations of natural and synthetic esters and additives that provide superior lubricity characteristics over conventional oils. The Rollshield product line includes...
Tube Rolling Fluids -- Tubeshield™ Houghton’s Tubeshield™ series of lubricants is designed for use in tubular steel rolling. This series includes synthetic coolants and hot rolling lubricants that offer a variety of advantages over other...
Hydroforming Lubricant -- Hydrodraw™ 510 Hydrodraw™ 510 lubricant is a water-soluble and transparent pressure medium used for internal and external high-pressure hydroforming. This fluid is used to machine parts and for technical processes requiring the...
Hydroforming Lubricant -- Hydrodraw™ 551 Hydrodraw™ 551 forming compound is a high-lubricity water-based drawing compound used for tube bending, drawing and stamping operations. The dripless gel formula is chlorine- and sulfur-free and is useful when...
Hydroforming Lubricant -- Hydrodraw™ 625 Hydrodraw™ 625 external hydroforming lubricant leaves a strong, dry film to enable metal flow in high-pressure hydroforming applications. Its dry residue also performs well for ram swagging, stretch forming and...
Soluble Oil Cutting Fluid -- Hocut® 795-B Many of today's modern machine shops require the use of a coolant capable of working in many applications on a wide variety of metals. Hocut® 795-B is a versatile and...
Hot Quenching Oils -- Mar-Temp® 355 Mar-Temp® 355 is a high-performance accelerated hot quenching oil suitable for use at temperatures of up to 375 ºF (190 ºC). It is based on solvent-refined mineral oils and contains...
Vanishing Compounds -- Dasco™ Vanishing Oil 678 Medium-duty Dasco™ Vanishing Oil 678 provides lubrication in metal forming when no oil film is permissible. Films left by Dasco Vanishing Oil 678 evaporate, leaving no oil film to inhibit...
Straight Oil Drawing Lubricant -- Houghto-Draw® 7094-L Specialized Houghto-Draw® 7094-L is a non-chlorinated oil that allows excellent manipulation for fine blanking operations. It offers both economy and great lubricity. It provides good corrosion protection for multiple ferrous...
Vanishing Compounds -- Vanishing Compound™ 40 Use medium-duty lubricant Vanishing Compound™ 40 for metal forming applications when no oil film is permissible. The film left by Vanishing Compound 40 evaporates slowly, leaving a microscopically thin oil...
Vanishing Compound Metal Forming Fluid -- Cindol™ 4611 Use vanishing lubricant Cindol™ 4611 for light stamping of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Its odorless carrier solvent evaporates readily and leaves minimum residue. Ultra-filtered Cindol 4611 leaves a clean, sharp...
Vanishing Compound Metal Forming Fluid -- Cindol™ 4612 Vanishing compound Cindol™ 4612 provides excellent lubrication for copper, brass, bronze, aluminum and mild steels. Its odorless carrier solvent evaporates easily and leaves minimum residue, allowing for a cleaner work...
Vanishing Compounds -- Vanishing Lubricant™ 2492-75-01 Vanishing Lubricant™ 2492-75-01 provides the lubricity requirements for high-speed press formation. The additive in Vanishing Lubricant 2492-75-01 reduces metal pick-up and galling. This allows faster press operation, and promotes cooler...
Copper Wire Drawing Lubricant -- Houghto-Draw® WD 4810 Water-soluble Houghto-Draw® WD 4810 drawing lubricant uses new technology for copper- and tin-coated copper wire drawing. Additives in Houghto-Draw WD 4810 reduce capstan wear and buildup of fines, and improve...