Is DOE the new innovative approach to MWF development?

Feb 08, 2018

The development of metalworking fluids (MWFs) is complicated by the large number of ingredients involved with interactive effects on the final product. Recently, some companies have turned to design of experiments (DOEs) software to simultaneously assess the effects of many ingredients, including any interactions between ingredients. As a result of this innovative approach, a new metal-cutting fluid was developed with only half the number of formulations previously needed.

Why should you care? Innovation is key in the MWF business. If this new approach will save a substantial amount of time during the development stage of formulations, it could mean many more companies will adopt DOE software to become more efficient.

Learn more about how DOE reduces development time for high-performing metal-cutting fluids here.