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Graphite-in-water based die lubricant for difficult forging operations (hot/warm/precision forming).




Product Overview

Bonderite® L-FG F 31 Acheson (previously known as Deltaforge F-31) is the world’s most widely used lubricant for forging.  Designed to provide excellent dispersion stability & a more uniform coating results in a higher level of consistency in operation and finished pieces. 

Product Specifications

Lubricants: High purity micro-graphite
Carrier/diluent: Water
Solids content: 17.8 - 18.2%
Density: 1.10 kg/liter, typical (9.2 lb/gal)
Freezing point: 0°C (32°F)
Shelf life: 12 months from date of qualification under original seal

Features & Benefits

No separation or settling in concentrate resulting in consistent forging performance.
Effective for hot, warm and precision forging.
Forms a film on hot dies up to 371°C (700°F).
Excellent release on difficult press work and highly automated processes.
Improved part quality.
Less billet material needed.
Reduced press downtime due to stickers.
Increased die life and lowest die cost per forging.
Reduced scrap and rework.
Less material sprayed leading to less waste disposal.
Functions effectively across a wide temperature range

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BONDERITE® lubricants are tailored to meet the needs of specific applications, whether it is metal removal, casting, forging, or machining & grinding. These unique formulations reduce metal-on-metal friction, extend system life and provide consistent tooling performance.

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