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Metalworking Fluids

From straight oils to solution synthetics, Univar Solutions has an extensive line of components for your formulating needs. We offer one of the broadest surfactants portfolios for emulsification, wetting and lubricity. Our product offering also includes solvents, oleo chemistry and other specialty components for corrosion protection, microbial inhibition, extreme pressure performance, and more.

Metalworking Fluids - Removal, Rolling Oil or Drawing

Whether you are formulating a neat oil or a water-miscible fluid, Univar Solutions has an extensive line of components. We know that not every formulation is the same, which is why Univar Solutions offers a broad range of components for any one of the various characteristics you require in your finished product.

Neat Oils

+ Base oil

Naphthenic or paraffinic mineral oils, vegetable oils, white mineral oils, fatty alcohols, PAO, OSP and water-insoluble PAGs 

Hynap® San Joaquin, Drakeol®Duoprime® Parol® Penreco, Calpar™ Calumet, Nexbase™, soy, canola, rapeseed, sunflower, safflower, Oleo

+ Coupling agents

Fatty alcohols, diesters

Oleo, Lexolube®, Lubricit™ Zschimmer & Schwarz, CO-series P&G

+ Viscosity modifiers

Mostly PIB, but may have high viscosity OSP, polymethacrylate derivatives 

TPC Group and Braskem

+ Lubricity

Extreme-pressure (EP) – chlorinated paraffins, chlorinated fatty acids, sulfurized esters, sulfurized fats, sulfurized olefins, phosphate esters, calcium sulfonates, molybdenum disulfide (dispersions)

Cereclor® Inovyn, Lubrhophos® Duraphos® Solvay, Hostaphat® Clariant, Climax

Boundary simple esters, polyol esters, polymerized esters, synthetic or natural fats, vegetable oils/esters, tall oil fatty acids, distilled tall oils

Lexolube® Lubricit® Zschimmer & Schwarz, Hostagliss® Clariant, Sylfat® Sylvatal® Kraton

+ Corrosion protection/metal deactivation

Calcium sulfonates, phosphate esters, imidazolines, benzotriazole, tolyltriazole, mercaptobenthiazole, azole blends, oil-soluble amines

Hostacor® Hostaphat® Clariant, Lubrhophos® Solvay, Wintrol ® Wincom

+ Antifoams

Mostly silicone-based fluids, some polymethacrylates

AFE products Xiameter™ & Dowsil™

+ Antioxidants

Mostly phenolic based

BHT Sasol, Doverphos® Dover

+ Oil-soluble dyes

Water-miscible

+ Base oil (emulsions only)

Naphthenic or paraffinic mineral oils, vegetable oils

Hynap® San Joaquin, Drakeol®Duoprime® Parol® Penreco, Calpar™ Calument, Nexbase™, soy, canola, rapeseed

+ Emulsifiers

Synthetic or natural sodium sulfonates, tall oil fatty acid or distilled tall oil amides, oleic acid amides, alcohol ethoxylates, alcohol alkoxylates, PEG esters, PIBSA, sorbitan esters, ether carboxylic acids

Emulsogen® Genapol® Clariant, Tergitol™ Triton™ Dow, Antarox®, Alkamuls® Rhodasurf® Solvay, Makon® Stepan, Sylfat® Sylvatol® Kraton, Ethylan® Nouryon, PIBSA

+ Coupling agents

Fatty/carboxylic acids, glycols (propylene, hexylene, others), glycol ethers, glycerine

+ pH buffers/alkalinity

Ethanolamines (MEA, DEA, TEA), isopropanol amines (MIPA, DIPA), diglycolamine (DGA), other amines like n-BAE (n-butylaminoethanol)

+ Lubricity

Extreme-pressure (EP) – chlorinated paraffins, chlorinated fatty acids, sulfurized esters, sulfurized fats, sulfurized olefins, phosphate esters, calcium sulfonates – all but phosphate esters used solely in emulsions

Cereclor® INOVYN, Lubrhophos® Duraphos® Solvay, Hostaphat® Clariant, Phosphetal™ Zschimmer & Schwarz

Boundary – simple esters, polyol esters (uncommon), polymerized esters, synthetic or natural fats, vegetable oils/esters, tall oil fatty acids, distilled tall oils, PAG (water-soluble or OSP), EO/PO block copolymers (true solution synthetics only)

Lexolube® Lubricit™ Zschimmer & Schwarz, Hostagliss® Clariant, UCON™ Dow, Sylfat® Sylvatal® Kraton, Rhodasurf® Solvay, Tergitol™ 17R2 and 17R4 Dow

+ Wetting agents/dispersing agents

Alcohol ethoxylates, alcohol alkoxylates, EO/PO block copolymers

Alcosperse® Alcoguard® Nouryon, Genapol® Clariant, Tergitol™ Triton™ Dow, Alkamuls® Rhodasurf® Solvay, Ethylan® Nouryon, Surfonic® Indorama

+ Corrosion resistant/metal deactivation

Calcium sulfonates, phosphate esters, fatty acid salts of amines, benzotriazole, tolyltriazole, azole blends, specialty amines

Hostacor® Hostaphat® Clariant, Lubrophos® Rhodafac® Solvay, Wintrol® Wincom, SACI® Daubert, Antarox® Solvay

+ Biocides

EPA registered - phenols, triazine, morpholine and its derivatives, polymeric quaternary ammonium biocides, thiazolinones (BIT, MIT, CMIT, OIT), propiconazole derivatives, iodopropynyl butyl carbamate (IPBC), oxazolidine

BUSAN® Buckman, Onyxide® Stepan

+ Antifoams

Mostly organosiloxanes, some EO/PO block copolymers, some fatty acid salts of soda ash/caustic potash

Xiameter™ Dowsil™ Dow Silicones, Rhodaline® Solvay, SUPPRESSOR® Hydrite

+ Water-soluble dyes
+ Water

 

 

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Metal Treating - Cleaning, De-rusting, Pickling, Corrosion Prevention, Surface Treatment

As a formulator of various fluids used for treating metals, you can rely upon Univar Solutions to offer a wide selection of products that can help you formulate for any end use applications.

 

+ Base Oil - naphthenic or paraffinic mineral oils

Hynap® San Joaquin, Calpar™ Calumet

+ Solvent

Dowanol™ Dow, Glycols, LVP VOC Exempt Solvents, ISOPAR® Exxsol™ Exxon, Steposol® Stepan

+ Amines

MEA, DEA, TEA, MIPA, DIPA, DGA

+ Emulsifiers

Fatty Acid Amide - Alkamide® Solvay, Purton™ Zschimmer & Schwarz, Alcohol Ethoxylates/Alkoxylates - Rhodasurf®, Lubrhophos®, Antarox®, Genapol® Solvay, Tergitol™, Distilled Tall Oil - Sylvatal™

+ Corrosion Inhibitor

Amine Carboxylates - Hostacor Clariant, Specialty Corrosion Inhibitors - Hostaphat®, Hostacor® Clariant, Wintrol® Wincom, SACI® Daubert, Rhodafac® Solvay, Calcium Sulfonates - Tectyl® Daubert, OLOA® Chevron Oronite, Sodium Sulfonates - SACI® Daubert

+ Chelants

EDTA Versene™ Dow, GLDA Biopure®, Phosphonates Dequest® Italmatch and Briquest® Solvay

+ Viscosity Modifier

Polyacrylates - Alcogum® Akzo & Calamide® Pilot

+ Wetting Agents/Dispersant Surfactant

ECOSURF™ LFE-635 Dow, Acrylates - Alcosperse® & Alcoguard® Akzo, EO/PO Tergitol™ Dow and Rhodasurf® Solvay, Ethoxylates/Alkoxylates - Tergitol™ and Triton™ Dow, Rhodasurf® and Genapol® Solvay, Fluorosurfactants - Masurf® Pilot

+ Inorganics

Sulfuric acid, Phosphoric acid, Caustic Soda, Caustic Potash, Silicates, Citrates, Phosphates, hydrochloric acid

+ Defoamer

UCON™ HB Series Dow, Tergitol™ 17R2 and 17R4 Dow, Silcone based - Xiameter™ and Dowsil™ Dow Silicones - Non-Silicone - Dowsil™, Rhodaline® Solvay and SUPPRESSOR® Hydrite, EO/PO Tergitol™ Dow and Rhodasurf® Solvay

+ Biocide

Microbiocides - BUSAN® Buckman and Onyxide® Stepan, Biodispersants - BSC® Buckman

 

 

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