Houghton International, Inc. Datasheets for Quenching Oils and Heat Treatment Fluids

Quenching oil and heat treatment fluids are designed for rapid or controlled cooling of steel or other metal as part of a hardening, tempering or other heat-treating process.
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Product Name Notes
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...
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...
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...
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...