Metalworking Coolant Analysis

metalworking_coolant_analysisMetalworking coolants are used in manufacturing processes such as machining, boring, stamping, grinding, and cutting operations. The coolant is designed to reduce wear, cool, improve surface finish, and flush away chips from the cutting area. They are also formulated to prevent rust and corrosion on material and machine surfaces.

Metalworking coolants are an important part of the manufacturing process and maintaining the coolant will increase product performance, manufacturing quality, and help reduce waste and disposal costs. When the coolant is contaminated and degraded it can cause serious health, environmental, tooling, and product quality problems. Properly maintained metalworking coolants prolong fluid life and optimize fluid performance.

The right combination of Metalworking Coolant Analysis provides valuable information to maintain the highest level of coolant performance and sustain long coolant life. Analysis ensures coolant properties meet the requirements of your manufacturing processes.

Trico offers the following Metalworking Coolant Analysis:

  • Tramp Oil
  • Concentration by Refractometer
  • Ammonia by FTIR
  • Sulfur by FTIR
  • Chlorine/Chlorides by FTIR
  • Additive Levels
  • Corrosion by Cast Iron Chip
  • pH Level
  • Freeze Point
  • Solids
  • Nitrites
  • Nitration
  • Oxidation
  • Elemental Analysis
  • Patch Test
  • Wear Particle Analysis

For more information contact our Oil Analysis Team at 262.691.9336.