ASTRO-THREAD A is a high performance cutting oil which has been formulated with high concentrations of lubricity and anti-weld agents, including sulfur and chlorine. In addition to extending tool life, ASTRO-THREAD A improves the quality of machined surfaces. ASTRO-THREAD A can also be added to regular cutting oils to enhance their performance.

Product Data Sheet


ASTRO-THREAD A is recommended for difficult threading operations involving stainless steel, high carbon steels and other ferrous metals.

Recommended Concentrations

ASTRO-THREAD A is intended to be used as received. NOTE: Do not mix ASTRO-THREAD A with water. This product is 100% oil based. No mixing is required.


ASTRO-THREAD A is intended to be used as received and is not dilutable with water.

Typical Properties

pa_appearanceClear Amber liquid
Residual FilmSoft, oily
pH @ 20:1N/A
Specific Gravity @ 60°F0.89 ± 0.01
Lbs/Gallon7.4 ± 0.1
Flash point, PMCC180°C (355°F)