Quaker & Houghton

Optimum have a long standing strategic partnership with the Quaker Chemical Corporation. Quaker has been establishing and maintaining long-term relationships worldwide suppling metalworking fluids and other basic process industries since 1918. Quaker’s product quality is exceptional and they supply some of the largest companies in the world with technologically advanced soluble metalworking fluids and their Quintolubric range of fire resistant hydraulic oils.

As of September 2018 the Optimum group became one of two Houghton International Platinum partners covering the UK. Houghton International is a global leader in delivering advanced metalworking fluids and services for the automotive, aerospace, firearms, metals, mining, machinery, offshore and beverage industries. Houghton operates research & manufacturing in 33 countries around the world delivering fluid solutions that enable Optimum to increase profitability, improve product quality and minimise risk to our customers.

With access to the most comprehensive of product portfolios available through Quaker Chemical Corporation and Houghton International you can rest assured Optimum has the solution to any requirement.

Below is only a handful of products that are readily available, promoting these  we have been able to add significant value to our customers operations, please get in touch for further product information.

Houghton

Product Description

Hocut 4260

Hocut 4260 is advanced, low to medium duty, boron-free and formaldehyde-free emulsion technology giving very long sump-life. A special additive package gives greatly enhanced machining performance and extends tool life, compared to conventional products. Hocut 4260 is particularly effective on machining aerospace airframe structural components in aluminium alloys, titanium alloys or fiber composition. This product holds a number of approvals and conformities. Hocut 4260 carr ies a Rolls Royce approval

Hocut 4940

Hocut 4940 is advanced, boron-free and formaldehyde-free emulsion technology giving very long sump-life. A special additive package gives greatly enhanced machining performance compared to conventional products. Hocut 4940 is particularly effective on difficult aerospace materials including aluminium, nickel & titanium alloys.This product holds a number of Aerospace approvals and conformities.

Hocut 795 B-eu

Hocut 795 B-eu is advance, high lubricity, boron and formaldehyde-free emulsion technology giving ultra-long sump-life and enhanced machining performance compared with conventional products. The product carries several Aerospace approvals including Rolls Royce and Airbus.

Adrana D 208 FF

Adrana D 208 FF is a classic, semi-synthetic, metalworking fluid forming a stable microemulsion which is free from formaldehyde-release biocides. The product contains high quality mineral oil and a sophisticated surfactant package. Adrana D208 is a formaldehyde releaser biocide -free alternative to Adrana D 208.

Adrana DF 200

Adrana DF 200 is a classic, semi-synthetic metal working fluid forming a stable microemulsion which is free from formaldehyde-released biocides. The product contains high quality mineral oil and a sophisticated surfactants package.

Product Description

Houghto-safe 620 E

Houghto-safe 620 E is a premium performance, water containing, synthetic hydraulic fluid. It greatly reduces risks where hydraulic equipment operates near flames, hot surfaces and molten metals.

Product Description

Dascoline 829

Dascoline 829 is a light coloured, dual purpose oil that can be used for machining and lubrication systems where a low viscosity is required. Dascoline 829 is suitable for use in medium duty metal cutting operations on medium tensile steels and non-ferrous metals on a wide range of machinery, including automatics.

Quaker

Product Description

Quakercool 3750

Water dilutable product specifically designed for machining of aeronautical materials such as aluminium. It is also suitable for machining and grinding operations on most engineering materials.

Product Description

Quakercool 7101 ALF

Water dilutable product specifically designed for machining of aeronautical materials such as aluminium. It is also suitable for machining and grinding operations on most engineering materials.

Product Description

Quakercool 7350 BF

WHigh performance micro-emulsion ideally suited to all operations where high surface finish quality and high lubrication is needed. Ideal for general purpose machining of most engineering materials

Product Description

Quaker Quintolubric 888-46 and 68

Specification

  • Approved by Factory Mutual Approvals as Group 1 fluid
  • Biodegradable

 

Quaker Chemicals Distributor

Houghton International Distributor