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Acheson® Dag® 137 Graphite Lubricating Coating

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Extrusion

Previous Fluid
Oil based graphite paste
Application
Method
Excellent release without smoke
Material
Aluminum
Machine Type
Various extrusion machines
Customer
Requirements
This west coast aluminum extrusion company wanted an extrusion lubricant that would not smoke, yet still provide excellent release during the extrusion process.
Summary
Acheson® Dag® 137 Graphite Lubricating Coating was tested and performed well in the extrusion process with no smoke. Since Acheson® Dag® 137 is a water based product which contains no oil it eliminated the customer’s problem with smoke.