Q8Oils at Wire & Tube 2020

Stuart Duff 27 February 2020 Metalworking, Wire Drawing
Copper wire cables

Visit Q8Oils at stand 11 B16 at Wire & Tube 2020 to discuss its many products and service-led initiatives available for the worldwide wire, tube and cable market.

Q8Oils’ innovative wire & tube, drawing & rolling lubricants together with technical solutions are specifically developed to reduce manufacturing cost, increase productivity and provide the safest working environment for the customer with technology that exceeds the highest legislation.

Q8Oils is a major European developer, manufacturer and supplier of a comprehensive range of lubricants for the worldwide metal industry, in all applications from drawing, rolling, forming, removal, protection and rolling.

The specialist range is for the metal manufacturing processes of copper, brass, phosphor bronze, beryllium copper, aluminium, aluminium alloy, plated metals, precious metals, nickel chrome and stainless steel.

With its strong brand, Q8Oils is committed to the worldwide wire and tube market with sales of specialised lubricants to customers in over 90 countries worldwide from the Americas to Asia via Q8Oils staff and a network of agents and distributors.

  • Complementing the existing PRIAMUS, WIROL and ALUDRA ranges are four new wire drawing lubricants which utilise the latest additive technology to provide enhanced lubrication, meeting all of the latest worldwide environmental legislation. Hence not only do they reduce the user manufacturing cost but are very safe in use. The new Germ-Allcard WIROL 2200 is already proven in drawing applications to the finest quality wire with finishing sizes of 0.007mm, seven microns, AWG 61.
  • Conductor Grease to prevent corrosion of overhead line conductors made from aluminium, aluminium alloy, steel or multi-metal wires, a cold applied product meeting IEC 61394:2011, EN50326:2002 type 20 A 150 and type 40 A 125.
  • Increasing the TANTAROLL range there are new environmentally friendly products for stainless steel fine wire drawing in both medical and non-medical applications, the new products in the selected viscosities of 6, 10, 15, 28 and 36 centistokes.
  • Tube forming products for all welded tube applications for steel and stainless steel.

These new product lines complement the existing successful and widely sold product range for the drawing and rolling of copper and aluminium alloys as well as the extensive Q8Oils Metal Manufacturing product range and services.

Supporting the customer with QCare service led initiatives including technical and application support, factory visits, product analysis, seminar training programs, equipment, system design advice and Q8Oils Engineers Guides, which are endorsed by the Health and Safety Executive.


Q8Oils Expertise


With decades of lubricant expertise, Q8Oils is in the unique position to share knowledge and industry insights with its customers. On the newly developed Q8Oils website you can find a variety of interesting articles on a broad range of topics. This is the place to be if you want to increase your technical knowledge or keep up with the latest evolutions in lubricants and their applications.

Stuart Duff, Business Development Manager for Metal Manufacturing of Q8Oils, having over 35 years’ experience in the wire & tube industry has had many published technical papers. Recent publications include wire drawing productivity and emulsions for aluminium drawing, where Q8Oils is a leading supplier with water soluble products for aluminium rod and wire drawing.

For further information on Q8Oils products for the wire, tube and cable industries then contact Q8Oils at [email protected] and please make an appointment to visit us at our exhibition stand 11 B16.

From our expert Stuart Duff

Stuart has been working for Q8Oils since 1985 and is very experienced in all aspects of Metal Manufacturing.

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