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Metalworking Fluid Additives > Lubricant Additives

Overview

Metalworking fluid lubricant additives are necessary for protecting tools and the parts that are being worked by reducing friction and minimizing wear on the metal. It's essential to match the correct additive to the application. Because of this, Ingevity offers an array of performance additives to address your specific needs. Your customers -and their tools- will thank you.

Products

AltaLUB 5300 A pine chemistry-based ester used as a boundary lubricant additive with mixed-film lubrication and chemical properties that provide excellent lubrication for synthetic and semisynthetic metalworking fluids.

TOFA A tall oil fatty acid-based product with an ideal molecular structure for derivatization that creates specialty additives.

Altapyne L1 A tall oil fatty acid-based (TOFA-based) co-emulsifier with an ideal molecular structure for derivatization that creates specialty additives. (1% rosin content)

Altapyne L5 A tall oil fatty acid-based (TOFA-based) co-emulsifier with an ideal molecular structure for derivatization that creates specialty additives. (5% rosin content)

Polyfac TE 100 A tall oil fatty acid-based (TOFA-based) butyl ester.

Polyfac TE 110 A tall oil fatty acid-based (TOFA-based) methyl ester.

To request a Product Data Bulletin (PDB) for one of our products please use the links below. 

Literature

Learn more about our lubricant additives by downloading the following materials. 

AltaLUB 5300 One Pager A head-to-head comparison of AltaLUB 5300 and competitive self-emulsifying ester (SEE), and additional technical information pertaining to AltaLUB 5300 mixed-film lubrication boundary additive qualities.

AlaLUB 5300 Formulation An example of a semisynthetic metalworking fluid starting formulation utilizing AltaLUB 5300

TOFA One Pager A description of Ingevity’s tall oil fatty acid (TOFA) product portfolio

Contacts

For more information on our products and services, e-mail us at: lubricants@ingevity.com.