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The following is our library of useful online articles, press releases, books, magazines, manuals, and technical sites addressing the maintenance of metalworking fluids. If you know of something that should be here, let us know. We'll track it down for you, and include it in the future.

Articles Description
Occupational Health and Safety Stakeholders Invited to Join Standardization Effort Individuals involved in regulatory affairs, industrial hygiene, as well as microbiology, antimicrobial pesticide selection and use processes, are invited to discuss the proposed standard "Selecting Antimicrobial Pesticides for Metal Removal Fluids"…
Dry Steel Turning Pays Off With Lower Parts Costs, Longer Tool Life Wet turning is an old habit that costs money and can compromise productivity, especially with advances in carbide turning insert technology that now make dry turning more attractive than ever before. Dry turning is not appropriate everywhere. Using carbine inserts, thin-walled parts or those with tolerances tighter than 0.001" can be subject to excessive thermal distortion if turned without coolant.

Assessing the Effectiveness of Noise Control Regulations and Policies

Most of the developed countries throughout the world have been concerned about the effects of community and occupational noise exposure on their populations and have implemented national and local noise control regulations and policies over the past 25-30 years.
Filtration Systems - The good, the bad, and the ugly Today’s soupy world of coolants and their method of filtration are about microns and microbes. Like a bacteria-infested swimming pool that’s been treated, some misconceptions are clearing up as well.
Books Description
Why Coolants Become Unusable Coolants and cutting oils become unusable when they become excessively contaminated with bacterial, tramp oil, metal fines, or wastes. They can break down from use, but are most commonly broken down by bacteria growing in the system.
Magazines Description
Cutting Tool Engineering  
Modern Machine Shop Comprehensive Web site for machining and manufacturing professionals
Manufacturing Application News  
Machine Shop Guide  
American Machinist  
Automatic Machining  
  Developing a Coolant Maintenance Program for Machining Operations
  METALWORKING FLUIDS: Safety and Health Best Practices Manual
  Fluid recycling $ystems make sense, save dollars.
  Reducing Machine Coolant Waste
Press Releases Description
Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association Aligns with OSHA
WASHINGTON -- Protecting workers from industrial hazards in the manufacturing industry is the goal of an Alliance signed today by the Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association (ILMA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
Societies Description
Society of Manufacturing Engineers
An international professional society dedicated to serving its members and the manufacturing community through the advancement of professionalism, knowledge, and learning.
Society of Tribologists & Lubrication Engineers A technical society representing 4000 individuals and 150 companies and organizations that comprise the tribology and lubrication engineering business sector.
Technical Sites Description
Biosan Laboratories, Inc. is an industrial microbiological testing laboratory
The CYBERMAN Education Page is focused on providing manufacturing-related educational materials.
Global Security Chemical classes and groups.
MycoWeb Information on mushrooms and other fungi, mycophagy, and mycology primarily for the amateur. Includes descriptions, photographs, recipes, and more.
OSHA Occupational Safety & Health Administration
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