Q8Oils manufactures a comprehensive range of fully synthetic and semi-synthetic lubricants for all wire drawing operations under the Germ-Allcard brand, one of the longest established and most respected brands in the wire sector. Widely approved by machine manufacturers worldwide, these fluids are suitable for all types of machinery.
Copper wire drawing
Our Germ-Allcard Priamus and Wirol ranges provide the perfect balance of lubrication and machine cleanliness to give greater die and capstan protection, long emulsion life and uninterrupted production.
Aluminium wire drawing
The high-quality base oils used in our neat Aludra help provide excellent oxidation resistance and long life. Soluble Priamus fluids ensure a high standard of cleanliness in drawing machines.
Our Cyroll and Priamus lubricants form highly effective stable emulsions for hot and cold non-ferrous rolling, including continuous hot rolling of cast copper and aluminium. The Q8 Bach R series is specially formulated for cold strip rolling.
Yellow metal protectives
These specialised products for greater protection of yellow metals include wax coat Copprotect for hot rolled continuously cast and upcast copper, as well as quenching protection products for copper alloy extruded tubes and profiles.
Stainless steel and speciality alloys
The Tantaroll range is designed for the wet drawing of stainless steel, nickel and speciality alloys in bar, rod, wire, section and profiles. It is suitable for all applications, including the manufacture of medical equipment.