From metal cutting, forming and surface treatment, metalworking processes require effective chemicals in order to achieve efficient formulations or improved processes. Arkema designs solutions for metal industry customers’ success: we help to improve your performance in terms of safety, durability and efficiency.
Metalworking fluid additives
Our range of additives help to fine-tune both mineral and synthetic formulations for higher quality lubricants: improved cooling effect, better machinery and tool protection, safer working environment. We present bio-based and biodegradable grades for more sustainable alternatives for metalworking fluids.
Our range of additives for metalworking fluids are:
- Compatible with mineral and synthetic-based oils and greases
- Bio-based and biodegradable grades
- Free of unsaturated hydrocarbon residues
- Grades varying from low odor and color, to colorless and odorless solutions
Metal surface treatment solutions
Our solutions for metal surface treatment are designed to increase metal parts durability and damage protection:
Albone® hydrogen peroxide is an oxidant used directly or in combination with sulfuric or nitric acid for pickling baths and oxides layer removal. Albone® is a very efficient solution to clean metal surfaces to improve the metal properties. It is also an environmentally friendly alternative to fluonitric acid blends. Albone® is used on copper, titanium or stainless steel among others.
Thioglycolic acid (TGA) is an additive for coating formulations for metal surface cleaning and protection from corrosion and other damages.