POLYTRON Penetrating Lubricant and MTC in machine shop applications.

1. Swiss Precision Parts.

  • Operation - Special Grooving O.D.
  • Material - 52100 Die Tool Steel
  • Coollant - Oil

Requirements - Must hold Tolerance of 0.0002 in on diameter and 64 microns in on Finish.

Customer usually maintained these parameters for 1 shift - 8 hours - 2200 pcs.

After applying a few drops of POLYTRON Penetrating Lubricant on the cutting edge of the carbide tip, the customer cut metal and held all parameters for 2.5 shifts - 20 hours - 7800 pcs +.

2. Aluminum Brake Piston Parts.

  • Material - Cast Aluminum.
  • Operation - Drilling.
  • Tool Used - # 64 Drill, Tin coated.

With coollant , customer normally ran 2800 to 3600 pieces before drill would dull.

After spraying drill with POLYTRON Penetrating Lubricant, he drilled 8600 holes without using coollant. He is presently using the Penetrating Lubricant on all drilling, tapping and turning.

3. Various Parts.

  • Material - Stainless Steel (300 & 400 Series).
  • Machine tool - Bridgeport Milling
  • Tool Used - Insertable Face Mill & End mill.

Machine shop owner with 40 + years as machinist, is getting 30% to 40% better life of H.S.S. tools as well as on carbide with very good finish on flat parts.