Discusses critical aspects such as preventing corrosion, microbial growth, and contact dermatitis, plus the latest health and safety information. Describes the latest advances in recycling of metalworking fluids. Discusses the costs and benefits of metalworking fluid use, and contains fluid cost data as a percent of total manufacturing costs for two different metalworking facilities. Features a comprehensive glossary defining more than 450 terms common to industry and to related disciplines.
Introduction: Tracing the Historical Development of Metalworking Fluids. Metallurgy for the Non-Metallurgist with an Introduction to Surface Finish Measurements. Using Metalworking Fluids in Grinding Processes. The Chemistry of Metalworking Fluids. Laboratory Evaluation of Metalworking Fluids.Filtration Systems for Metalworking Fluids. Metalworking Fluid Management and Troubleshooting. Contact Dermatitis and Metalworking Fluids. Health and Safety Aspects in the Use of Metalworking Fluids. Generation and Control of Mist from Metal Removal Fluids. Government Regulations Affecting Metalworking Fluids. Costs Associated with the Use of Metalworking Fluids.