FORGING LUBRICANTS FOR THE HOT FORGING OF STEEL. Their impact in the forging quality, the life of the dies and the manufacturing of forged parts. IMPORTANCE OF LUBRICATION. In a Hot Forging process, DIE LUBRICATION is the KEY for QUALITY and PRODUCTIVITY.
Theirimpact in the forging quality, the life of the dies and the manufacturing of forged parts
Graphite in water dispersions.
Graphite in oil dispersions.
Synthetic compounds based on organic salts.
Solid lubricants dispersions based on MoS2, Boron Nitride, Glass.
Graphite is one of the forms of the mineral Carbon. Its origin might be natural or artificial.
True and false at the same time. Very small particles are not always necessary in a given formulation. The combination of particle size and contained carbon contain is what really makes the difference.Myths and Trues about Graphite II
the application of the lubricant.
Important target to achieve:
Keep the total cost of the toolings below the 10% of the total manufacturing cost.
In the concentrate product:
Control of the manufactures’s specification
Type of graphite.
Total solid content and graphite content.
Viscosity and Ph of the concentrate.
In and during its application
In the lubricating unit (Robot)
Extreme complexity because of: