ASTRO-CUT SYN AF

ASTRO-CUT SYN AF is a heavy-duty amine-free synthetic cutting and grinding fluid concentrate designed to offer outstanding lubricity as well as excellent corrosion control on machinery and workpieces while providing a long sump life. ASTRO-CUT SYN AF has been formulated to minimize cobalt leaching when used for grinding carbide tooling. This product may be used on a variety of metals, including steels, cast iron and aluminum; in operations ranging from grinding to turning to milling.

Product Data Sheet

Applications

ASTRO-CUT SYN AF has been designed to provide cooling, lubrication and corrosion protection on operations that require an amine-free product or because of waste stream restrictions on amines. Operations involving the grinding of coated parts or other areas where amines may be detrimental are particularly suited for this product. ASTRO-CUT SYN AF has been designed for machining most metals except magnesium. This product may also be used for grinding: blanchard, diamond wheel, centerless, belt, disk, etc. NOTE: Since this product is completely oil-free, it may be used in most coolant mist units for machining and grinding operations.

Features & Benefits

  • Superior Lubrication
  • Nitrite-Free
  • Amine-Free
  • Phenol-Free
  • Resistant to Damage from Tramp Oil
  • Excellent Cooling Ability
  • Non-Foaming
  • Resistant to Damage from Tramp Oil
  • Stable pH
  • Long Tank Life

Recommended Concentrations

Mixing

Concentration 4% 5% 6% 7% 8% 9% 10%
Ratio 1:25 1:20 1:17 1:14 1:12 1:11 1:10
Refractometer 1.3 1.6 1.9 2.2 2.5 2.8 3.1

Typical Properties

Appearance-ConcentrateClear Blue liquid
Appearance- DilutionTransparent Blue
Residual FilmSoft, soluble
pH @ 20:110.0 ± 0.2
Specific Gravity @ 60°F1.08± 0.03
Lbs/Gallon9.0 ± 0.1
Flash point, PMCCNone