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Why Houghton Global?

Houghton Global is one of the world's largest and longest established suppliers of specialist industrial metalworking fluids and fluid management services.

The combination of advanced lubricant technology and over a century of expertise in manufacturing engineering makes Houghton a world leader in all aspects of industrial fluids and fluid management. Their product range can help streamline industrial processes, boost productivity and reduce costs, with premium quality cleaners, quenchants, coolants, cutting oils, forming compounds, coatings and rust preventatives.

Since 1865, Houghton International has introduced hundreds of solutions for industry — from aqueous technology that combines the safety of water with excellent lubrication, to advanced anhydrous synthetics that lower operating costs. Today, they ARE the foremost provider of rolling fluids, lubricants, cleaners, hydraulic fluids, quenchants, coolants, forming compounds, conversion coatings, rust preventives and other industrial fluids.

Guaranteed Success from a Chemical Management Leader

Houghto-Trend.

Houghton's trademark software offers customers a web based recording, tracking and reporting tool with associated KPI measurements.It provides a history of all fluid usages and concentrations to focus on continuous fluid consumption reductions.

Our service offering, known as FLUIDCARE, is a complete chemical management program. FLUIDCARE helps optimize chemical use in your plant by ensuring that just the right amount of precisely the right fluid is used. This proven approach enables you to streamline your processes and boost productivity, dramatically reducing costs.

FLUIDCARE unshackles you from handcuffs of increasingly limited staff, insufficient specialty expertise, and budget constraints. By outsourcing chemical management to K

Metal working

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Houghton Cut-Max HO5 - Neat cutting oil - 02045

Houghton Cut-Max HO5 - Neat cutting oil for honing applications - 02045

 

Cut-Max HO5 is a very low viscosity chlorine-free neat oil formulated from specially selected refined mineral oils, blended with polar compounds and lubricity additives.

 

Application:

Cut-Max HO5 is multi-functional oil suitable for honing of steel and cast iron with all types of tooling. Cut-Max HO5 is used by automotive engine and transmission plants for honing of crankshafts, camshafts, cylinders bores and planetary gears. Cut-Max HO5 can also used for grinding and super finishing of bearing rings.

Cut-Max HO5 is used neat. It is advisable to clean the system prior to use with Houghton GUM SOLVENT GSC to remove any lacquers and deposits.

 

Advantages:

  • Versatile neat honing oil suitable for all types of abrasives.
  • Excellent wetting properties.
  • Excellent flushing properties to keep machines and tooling free from debris.
  • Minimum drag out on swarf.
  • Suitable for all types of filtration equipment including diatomaceous earth.
  • Resistant to oxidation for long service life.
  • Very low misting formula.

 

Available pack sizes: 205ltr & 20ltr

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Houghton Hocut 3280 - Soluble metalworking fluid - 13050

Houghton Hocut 3280 - High lubricity chlorine and sulphur free soluble oil - 13050

 

Hocut 3280 is based upon chlorine-free, high performance lubricity agents blended with severely refined mineral oils. The resultant rich milky emulsion is very low foaming and provides excellent corrosion protection. The product also has a very effective package to give extended and predictable sump life in single sump machines.

 

Applications:

The high performance characteristics of Hocut 3280 make it ideal for heavy duty machining of medium alloy steels and for machining aluminium and its alloys including difficult operations such as tapping and reaming. Hocut 3280 is suitable for high pressure coolant systems associated with modern CNC machine tools. The product is also suitable for a wide range of water hardness typically 50-300ppm make up hardness.

Recommendations for use: General machining 4% - 6%, Heavy duty machining 6% - 10%

 

Advantages:

  • High lubricity
  • Stable milky emulsion
  • Predictable sump-life
  • Low foaming
  • No sticky residues
  • Secondary amine free
  • Chlorine-free
  • Stable in hard water
  • Suitable for all materials including ferrous, aluminium alloys and yellow metals

 

Available pack sizes: 205ltr & 20ltr

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Corrosion Rust Preventatives

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Houghton Ensis Engine Oil 30W - Compatible rust preventive engine oil - 30266

Houghton Ensis Engine Oil 30W - Compatible rust preventive engine oil - 30266

 

Ensis Engine Oil 30 is oil specially formulated to provide long-term internal protection of gasoline and diesel engines.

 

Application:

  • Provides internal protection of I.C and C.I engines, gearboxes and trans-missions during shipment, storage or laying up.
  • The protective oil forms an enduring film that will remain on the internal surfaces of the treated equipment to provide excellent protection against corrosion for a considerable period.
  • May also be used as a temporary service lubricant before laying up and recommissioning. Ensis Engine oils may be used as the service lubricant until the first oil change in many types of engine.
  • Ensis Engine oils are applied by using the correct viscosity grade in place of the normal service lubricant for a short period before shut down.

Ensis Engine Oil 30 is used neat as supplied.

 

Advantages:

  • Good compatibility: Compatible with high performance mineral oil service lubricants to avoid the necessity for costly flushing.
  • Excellent rust prevention: Contain additives to neutralize the acidic products of combustion.
  • Safer handling: High flash points and low volatility - to minimize the fire risk in application and storage.
  • Conforms to requirements as specified in BS 1133, TP6.
  • Ensis Engine oils are compatible with all normal mineral oil seal materials.

 

Pack sizes available - 209ltr drums

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Houghton Rust-Veto 33X - General purpose dewatering agent and thin film rust pre

Houghton Rust-Veto 33X - General purpose dewatering agent and thin film rust preventive - 66125

 

Rust-Veto 33X is a general purpose solvent-based rust preventive with excellent dewatering characteristics. On evaporation of the solvent it deposits a thin, oily film which gives short to medium term protection to ferrous and nonferrous metals.

 

Application:

Rust-Veto 33X is designed as a general purpose dewatering agent and thin film rust preventive which will provide up to nine months' protection during indoor storage. Rust-Veto 33X has excellent resistance to emulsification and is therefore particularly suitable for dewatering components after machining or grinding in alkaline coolants or soluble oils.

Typical applications include:

  • Inter-operational protection of finely machined or ground metal surfaces such as valves, rollers and fasteners.
  • Protection of finished machined components prior to packaging.
  • Short to medium term protection of finished parts during indoor storage or shipment.

 

Advantages:

  • Higher flash point – not white spirit based
  • Excellent dewatering characteristics
  • Effective water separation with high resistance to emulsification
  • Thin, oily film
  • Readily applied
  • Easily removed by solvents or alkaline cleaners

 

Pack sizes available - 25ltr, 205ltr drums

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Cleaners and Wash Chemicals

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Houghton Houghto-Clean 15S - Water-based systems cleaner - 19200

Houghton Houghto-Clean 15S - Water-based systems cleaner - 19200

 

Houghto-Clean 15S is a cleaner for water-based systems such as machine tool coolant sumps. The product has been specially formulated without the use of phenol based emulsifiers to meet the latest environmental requirements. Houghto-Clean 15S has powerful detergent properties to loosen microbial slimes, emulsify oil residues and suspend debris. The product allows much more effective cleaning of systems and extends fluid life.

 

Applications:

Houghto-Clean 15S should be added at a concentration of 2% to the system, 24 - 48 hours before emptying. During this time, coolant should be in full circulation and production can continue unaffected. Houghto-Clean 15S allows effective cleaning without the loss of valuable production time.

 

Advantages:

  • No loss of production
  • Extends fluid life
  • Powerful cleaning action
  • Safe to use
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Free from formaldehyde releasing biocides
  • Free from nonylphenyl ethoxylate emulsifers

 

Pack sizes available - 5ltr, 25ltr, 205ltr drums

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Houghton Houghto-Clean 120 - Neutral Cleaner - 60120

Houghton Houghto-Clean 120 - Neutral Cleaner - 60120

 

Houghto-Clean 120 is a neutral low foam cleaner formulated primarily as an additive to increase the degreasing ability of phosphating cleaner coating products. The advanced surfactant and synergistic solvent blend greatly increases the degreasing and cleaning performance of phosphating solutions leading to more consistent coatings.

 

Applications:

Houghto-Clean 120 has been formulated for use in all spray and immersion zirconium and iron phosphating processes.

Houghto-Clean 120 has been formulated to operate at temperatures from ambient to 70°C 

Houghto-Clean 120 is suitable for usage as a neutral cleaner for most hard surfaces by immersion, spray and ultrasonic techniques. 

 

Advantages:

  • High performance degreasing power
  • Very low foaming
  • Multi Functional 
  • Neutral formulation compatible with sensitive metals
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Quenching Fluids

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Houghton Houghto-Quench C 100 - Cold Quenching Oil - 50100

Houghton Houghto-Quench C 100 - Cold Quenching Oil - 50100

 

Houghto-Quench C 100 is a high performance normal speed quenching oil suitable for use at temperatures of up to 100°C.

Houghto-Quench C 100 does not contain additives which react with cyanide and is therefore suitable for use in conjunction with cyanide containing salt baths.

Houghto-Quench C 100 has Rolls Royce approval CSS 153 Type A.

 

Applications:

Houghto-Quench C 100 is designed for both general purpose and salt bath quenching applications and is suitable for use in open quench tanks, sealed quench furnaces and continuous furnaces of the shaker hearth, cast link and mesh belt type.

Houghto-Quench C 100 is suitable for a wide variety of quenching applications including cyanide salt bath treatment.

 

Benefits:

  • Economic - Lifetime improved provided by excellent oxidation resistance and thermal stability.
  • Economic - Consistent performance under the most arduous of operating conditions.
  • Economic - Uniform quenching characteristics maintained over a range of operating temperatures.
  • Operator friendly - Base oil highly refined.
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Houghton Houghto-Quench C 105 - Cold Quenching Oil - 50105

Houghton Houghto-Quench C 105 - Cold Quenching Oil - 50105

 

Houghto-Quench C 105 is a normal speed quenching oil suitable for use at temperatures of up to 80°C.

Houghto-Quench C 105 does not contain additives which react with cyanide and is therefore suitable for use in conjunction with cyanide containing salt baths.

 

Applications:

Houghto-Quench C 105 is designed for both general purpose and salt bath quenching applications and is suitable for use in open quench tanks, sealed quench furnaces and continuous furnaces of the shaker hearth, cast link and mesh belt type.

Houghto-Quench C 105 is formulated to provide maximum economy in use, has uniform quenching characteristics and is suitable for use where normal speed quenching characteristics are required.

 

Benefits:

  • Economic - Consistent performance under the most arduous of operating conditions.
  • Economic - Uniform quenching characteristics maintained over a range of operating temperatures.
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Die Casting Lubricants

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Houghton Crownease 300 - Oil based mould release products - 33901

Houghton Crownease 300 - Oil based mould release products - 33901

 

Application:

The Crownease Range of soluble and neat oils is designed for use as releasing agents for use in the brick, tile and concrete moulding industries, where clean separation and good surface finishes are required.

  • Mould release
  • Brick, Tile and Concrete industries
  • Water Soluble Oil and Neat Oils

Crownease 300 is a low viscosity oil.

 

Advantages:

  • Based on highly refined mineral oils of low aromatic content.
  • High flash point, low odour and excellent operator acceptability.
  • Provides lubrication and corrosion protection to machinery and moulds.
  • Provide good separation of clay based products during manufacture.
  • Provide good surface finish to concrete moulded products.
  • Suitable for metal, wood and most plastic moulds.

 

Pack sizes available - 25ltr, 205ltr drums

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Offshore Products

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Houghton Houghto-Drive HLPD 32 - Hydraulic & Lubricating Oil - gf/12481

Houghton Houghto-Drive HLPD 32 - Hydraulic & Lubricating Oil - gf/12481

 

Houghto-Drive HLPD Hydraulic & Lubricating Oils incorporate safe and effective additives in high quality solvent refined base oils.

Their detergency properties give protection to equipment in applications where water contamination can occur.

 

Applications:

Hydraulic systems requiring maximum antiwear protection.

Machine shops where water contamination or condensation can cause corrosion in oil based systems.

 

Advantages:

  • Longer plant 1 equipment life, with fewer failures.
  • Lower spend on maintenance and repairs.
  • Increased plant availability.
  • Reduced energy consumption.
  • Increased productivity.
  • Added protection in wet environments.

 

Pack sizes available - 209ltr barrels, 20ltr drums, 1000ltr IBC's

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Houghton Houghto-Drive HLPD 46 - Hydraulic & Lubricating Oil - gf/12482

Houghton Houghto-Drive HLPD 46 - Hydraulic & Lubricating Oil - gf/12482

 

Houghto-Drive HLPD Hydraulic & Lubricating Oils incorporate safe and effective additives in high quality solvent refined base oils.

Their detergency properties give protection to equipment in applications where water contamination can occur.

 

Applications:

Hydraulic systems requiring maximum antiwear protection.

Machine shops where water contamination or condensation can cause corrosion in oil based systems.

 

Advantages:

  • Longer plant / equipment life, with fewer failures.
  • Lower spend on maintenance and repairs.
  • Increased plant availability.
  • Reduced energy consumption.
  • Increased productivity.
  • Added protection in wet environments.

 

Pack sizes available - 209ltr barrels, 20ltr drums, 1000ltr IBC's

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Rolling Oils

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Fire Resistant Hydraulic Fluids

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Houghton Houghto-Safe 105CTF - Hydraulic Fluid - 40027

Houghton Houghto-Safe 105CTF - Motion Compensator/Riser Tensioner/Closed-loop BOP Hydraulic Fluid - 40027

 

Houghto-Safe 105CTF is a fire resistant non-explosive water glycol hydraulic fluid which incorporates additives which insure long fluid life, excellent pump wear characteristics, protection against corrosion and resistance to microbiological contamination.
Recommended for use in motion compensators, drill string and riser tensioners and surface, closed loop/return line Blow Out Preventer (BOP) systems which are typically incorporated on Jack-Up and Platform rigs. In these applications it has the added benefit of low foam and vapour-phase corrosion inhibition.

 

Advantages:

  • Formulated to meet 50:1 compression ignition test as specified in the U.S. Navy Specification MIL-H-22072C.
  • Contains no nitrites and is biodegradable.
  • Non sheening.
  • Low pour point.
  • Compatible with the majority of elastomers found in today’s hydraulic systems.
  • Is corrosion inhibited, both in liquid and vapour- phase.
  • Outstanding resistance to bacterial and fungal growth.
  • No pressure limitations. Pressures governed by equipment limitations.
  • Low foaming.
  • Compliant with Global environmental regulations.

 

Pack sizes available - 205ltr drums

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Houghton Houghto-Safe 1120E - Fire Resistant Hydraulic Fluid - 41013

Houghton Houghto-Safe 1120E - Fire Resistant Hydraulic Fluid - 41013

 

Houghto-Safe 1120E is a synthetic hydraulic fluid based on organic phosphate ester and having a viscosity grade of ISO VG46.

 

Application:

A direct substitute for mineral-based hydraulic oils, Houghto-Safe 1120E reduces risks where hydraulic equipment operates near flames, hot surfaces or molten metals.

It is particularly suited to systems that are subject to high temperature operation, beyond the capability of water-based fluids.

Houghto-Safe 1120E is respected worldwide in steel and aluminium production, pressure die-casting, glassmaking, polymer forming and many other high fire risk industries.

 

Specifications:

Houghto-Safe 1120E meets or exceeds the requirements of: 
  • C.E.C. (Luxembourg 7th Report) and Factory Mutual Spray Ignition Tests
  • Factory Mutual - Hot Channel Ignition Test
  • British Coal - Fluid Soaked Wick Test

 

Advantages:

  • Security against fire and explosion.
  • High lubricity and anti-wear characteristics.
  • Stable at extended high temperatures.
  • Reliable protection of systems and components.
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General Lubricating Oil

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Houghton Houghto-Drive HL 32 - Hydraulic Oil - 43220

Houghton Houghto-Drive HL 32 - Hydraulic Oil - 43220

 

Houghto-Drive HL Lubricating Oils incorporate lead-free and chlorine-free additives in high quality solvent refined base oils.

Resistant to Rust and Oxidation, they are suitable for economical lubrication of general machine tool and workshop equipment, including light duty hydraulic systems.

 

Applications:

Plain and roller bearings, low stress shafts and bevel gearboxes, low pressure light duty hydraulic units, air-operated tools and other total loss systems.

 

Advantages:

  • Economical lubrication for extended equipment life.
  • Multifunctionality aids inventory management.
  • Reduced overall operating costs.
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Houghton Houghto-Drive HL 46 - Hydraulic Oil - 43225

Houghton Houghto-Drive HL 46 - Hydraulic Oil - 43225

 

Houghto-Drive HL Lubricating Oils incorporate lead-free and chlorine-free additives in high quality solvent refined base oils.

Resistant to Rust and Oxidation, they are suitable for economical lubrication of general machine tool and workshop equipment, including light duty hydraulic systems.

 

Applications:

Plain and roller bearings, low stress shafts and bevel gearboxes, low pressure light duty hydraulic units, air-operated tools and other total loss systems.

 

Advantages:

  • Economical lubrication for extended equipment life.
  • Multifunctionality aids inventory management.
  • Reduced overall operating costs.
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Forging Lubricants

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Houghton Fenella Fluid F 3403 N - Water miscible synthetic hot forging lubricant

Houghton Fenella Fluid F 3403 N - Water miscible synthetic hot forging lubricant - gf/12399

 

FENELLA FLUID F 3403 N is a water soluble, graphite and oil free release-agent for hot forging of ferrous metals.

 

Applications:

FENELLA FLUID F 3403 N forms a white coating on the die with excellent release and lubricating properties. This coating allows a good metal flow during hot forming, leaving an adherent and resistant film on the die, even at high die temperatures.

Recommended for ferrous forgings.

 

Advantages:

  • Reduces costs and increases productivity - good forming properties, good release, reduces wear on the dies, low foaming, economical, clean surfaces on the metal surface after forging reduce subsequent cleaning operations.
  • Easy to use - easy to mix with water and control with a refractometer, forms a stable solution that uniformly wets the die surface.
  • Operator and Environmentally friendly - graphite and oil free for a clean working environment. Ammonia free for a pleasant working environment.

 

Pack sizes available - 209ltr barrels

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Houghton Fenella Fluid F 3602 N - Water miscible synthetic hot forging lubricant

Houghton Fenella Fluid F 3602 N - Water miscible synthetic hot forging lubricant - gf/12400

 

FENELLA FLUID F 3602 N is a water soluble, graphite and oil free release-agent for hot forging of ferrous metals and ring rolling of bearing materials.

 

Applications:

FENELLA FLUID F 3602 N forms a light brown film on the die with excellent release and lubricating properties. This coating allows a good metal flow during the hot forming, leaving an adherent and resistant film on the die, even at high die temperatures. For large bearing ring rolling it provides cooling and lubication whilst prventing slipping of the ring.

 

Advantages:

  • Reduces costs and increases productivity - good forming properties, good release, reduces wear on the dies, low foaming, clean surfaces on the metal surface after forging reduce subsequent cleaning operations.
  • Easy to use - easy to mix with water and control with a refractometer, forms a stable solution that uniformly wets the die surface.
  • Operator and Environmentally friendly - graphite and oil free for a clean working environment. Ammonia free for a pleasant working environment.

 

Pack sizes available - 209ltr barrels, 20ltr drums, 1000ltr IBC's

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