Wire Drawing

A specialist product line for over 120 years, Germ-Allcard non-ferrous wire drawing lubricants are formulated to provide the optimum balance of lubrication and cleanliness. This provides excellent drawing die and capstan protection, long emulsion life and consistent production. Recognised by internationally by major OEMs, the product line is suitable for all machinery types and marketed worldwide.

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Lubricants for wires of all sizes

Q8Oils offers a choice of full synthetic and semi-synthetic lubricants for the drawing of all wire sizes and material types from heavy-duty bar, trolley and rod wires to the smallest super-fine wire of 7 micron, 0.007mm, 60 AWG.

Lubrication that delivers proven results

We offer a range of semi-synthetic emulsions and neat oils for drawing aluminium and aluminium alloys. The proven benefits and potential costs savings of using emulsions in aluminium drawing are outlined in technical papers by Q8Oils specialists with many years’ experience.

Vast experience in product development

Our extensive range of wire drawing lubricants, each fully compliant with global environmental and chemical legislation, ensures we can offer a suitable product for every non-ferrous application. We invest thousands of hours in product development, often using unique equipment for drawing applications to ensure the optimum balance of product performance with no compromise in high standards of safety for operators and with minimal impact on the environment.

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Stuart Duff - Q8Oils

Stuart Duff

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