Graphite-in-water lubricant for use as a billet coating or die lubricant for forging and extruding operations at extreme temperatures (1800°F).
Product Overview
Bonderite® L-FG 182 Acheson (previously known as Deltaforge 182) is a unique dispersion of graphite in water to aid as a lubricant or coating in various billet, die forging and extruding various metals and alloys at extreme temperatures & pressures. The L-FG 182 remains stable and resists breakdown and decomposition even when exposed to temperatures in excess of 989 °C (1800°F).
Product Specifications
Lubricants: Processed micro-graphite
Carrier/diluent: Water
Solids content: 40-42%
Density: 1.28 kg/l (10.7 lb./gal)
Freezing point : 0°C (32°F)
Shelf life: 12 months from date of qualification under original seal
Features & Benefits
Oxidation resistant.
Excellent thermal stability.
Fine graphite providing high lubricity.
Water based.
Protects up to 982°C (1800°F) when used as a billet coating.
Effective die lubricant for extreme die. temperatures up to 677°C (1250°F).
Excellent release for high metal movement.
Improved part quality.
Increase die life and lower die cost per forging.
Reduced scrap and rework.
Smokeless, non-flammable.
Problems Solved
Difficult to Apply Forging Lubricants
Inferior Thermal Stability & Protection
Smoking or Flammable Lubricant Solutions
Ineffective Die Release & Poor Forged Surface Finish
Billet coating for warm forging
Die lubricant for hot die forging
Billet end coating for non-ferrous extrusions