Automotive & Heavy Equipment

CLEANERS

QUAKERCLEAN ® 624 MPC

A major automotive producer was using a cleaner/corrosion preventive on the finish case washers. Changing to QUAKERCLEAN ® 624 MPC resulted in total chemical cost savings of $11,651 for one finish case washer per year and the scrap/rework rate dropped from an average 21.8 per day to 13.1 per day, a 40% reduction. Read More...

QUAKERCLEAN ® 624 CP

A major automotive manufacturer was restarting its engine production plant to produce new engines. The manufacturer was in need of a cleaner for use in their new final connecting rod washer. Quaker introduced QUAKERCLEAN ® 624 CP and after 90 days rods remained rust free. Read More...

QUAKERCLEAN ® 624 CP

A major automotive manufacturer with a 12,000 gallon central wash system was interested in reducing their annual cleaner costs and operating costs. The manufacturer switched to QUAKERCLEAN ® 624 CP and achieved $4,000 in annual savings. Read More...

CORROSION PREVENTIVES

FERROCOTE ® EGL-1

A major cold rolled sheet producer who supplied the automotive market was being plagued by rejects due to stain. The introduction of FERROCOTE ® EGL-1 resulted in savings equal to 7 times the additional product cost. Read More...

FERROCOTE ® 118 DC

A major producer of diesel engines was experiencing, severe rusting of cast iron engine heads during production and an additional processing step to remove rust and scale prior to assembly. The use of FERROCOTE ® 118 DC helped to reduce rejects due to rust and scale. Read More...

METAL REMOVAL FLUIDS

QUAKERCOOL ® 7101 AFH

A global engineering organization in India was seeking a new coolant for the manufacturing of steel dummy axles for heavy commercial vehicles. Quaker introduced QUAKERCOOL ® 7101 AFH, and after a trial period of two months, Quaker was able to show − on an annualized basis − 38% savings in threading tool cost and 2% savings in oil cost, as well as 53% savings in turning tool cost. Read More...

QUAKERAL ® 370

A manufacturer of cast aluminum wheels for the passenger car and light truck market, experienced problems in machining the castings. The use of QUAKERAL ® 370 resulted in tool life doubling from 300 to 600 wheels/tool on average, creating an annual savings of over $300,000. Read More...

CHEMICAL MANAGEMENT SERVICES

A major automotive brake parts manufacturer needed to implement a plan that would help them reduce waste-related costs. Quaker′s management team implemented a waste reduction program that saved the customer an estimated $1,500,000 since its inception. Read More...

QUAKERCOOL ® W ALCA FF and OIL HR

A major global manufacturing subcontractor of innovative braking systems for the automotive industry was looking to improve machine performance, reduce overall cost, and reduce waste of machining fluids. The manufacturer introduced the combination of QUAKERCOOL ® W ALCA FF and QUAKERCOOL ® OIL HR and realized cost savings that were equivalent to 70% of the amount of their annual coolant spend. Read More...

QUAKERCOOL ® 3750 BF / 3760 BF

A major powertrain manufacturer was using an old soluble oil technology in four of their coolant systems. Quaker was awarded the Chemical Management contract and was able to show that although premium fluids cost more per gallon, the manufacturer would still achieve a chemical costs savings, as well as cost savings in other areas. Read More...