Machining and Grinding Fluids: A Product Overview

When choosing a metalworking fluid, a lot goes into selecting the right fit. Factors such as the metals involved, the machining operation, the type of machine, tooling specifics, and plant processes (including restrictions) all play a crucial role in deciding which fluid will meet your needs the best. The chart below is meant to be a reference to help you easily see what each product offers, and how it might fit into your lubrication program. Remember, if you're unsure at all about which fluid to choose, you should talk to a lubrication specialist who knows your needs and can help you find a safe and productive solution.

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Product NameProduct TypeProduct CategoryProduct DescriptionBrassAluminumSteelContains Chlorine?
Houghton Hocut 795 Water-Dilutable Coolant Heavy-Duty Soluble Oil Bio-stable, heavy-duty soluble oil. No Yes Yes No
Medallion Plus SO 5780 Water-Dilutable Coolant Heavy-Duty Soluble Oil Low-foaming, heavy-duty soluble oil. Yes Yes Yes Yes
Medallion Plus SS 2830 Water-Dilutable Coolant Heavy-Duty Semi-Synthetic Coolant Bio-stable, heavy-duty semi-synthetic coolant. Yes Yes Yes Yes
Medallion Plus SYN 1025 Water-Dilutable Coolant True-Solution Synthetic Coolant Low-foaming synthetic grinding and machining coolant. No No Yes No
Medallion Plus HD 1300 Straight Cutting Oil Heavy-Duty Active Cutting Oil Heavy-duty cutting oil for difficult operations on tough metals. No No Yes Yes
Medallion Plus HD 1000 Straight Grinding Oil Heavy-Duty Active Grinding and Gun Drill Oil Heavy-duty grinding oil for all grinding operations, gun drilling, and high-speed lathe work. No No Yes Yes
Medallion Plus NS 300 Straight Cutting/ Machine Oil Dual-Purpose Cutting and Machine Oil (non-active) Non-staining cutting and machine oil for moderate-duty machining of most metals. Yes Yes Yes Yes
Mobilmet 426 Straight Cutting/ Machine Oil Dual-Purpose Cutting and Machine Oil (non-active) Clear, chlorine-free, non-staining cutting and machine oil for moderate-duty machining of most metals. Yes Yes Yes No
Mobilmet 766 Straight Cutting Oil Heavy-Duty Active Cutting Oil Clear, chlorine-free, heavy-duty cutting oil for difficult operations on tough metals. No No Yes No