Tube Bending Fluids

LubricorWestchem offers a number of tube bending fluid that can be used on both ferrous and non-ferrous metals.

 

Aquaform 6590
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AQUAFORM 6590 is a clear, viscous gel as an alternative to paste tube bending compounds. It was designed for use in tube bending applications, especially in mandrel bending operations. It provides excellent adhesion to tube, quality tool performance and cost effectiveness.

AQUAFORM 6590 has the viscosity of paste and stays-put hence eliminating housekeeping problems.

AQUAFORM 6590 can be applied in a thin film, which eliminates welding problems.

  • Resists build-up on equipment
  • Removes with water or mild cleaners consistently with improved paint quality.
  • Solvent free; no fumes or fire hazard from vapors.
  • Oil-free for ease of cleaning and disposal.
  • Provides rust protective film for storage.
  • Good wetting.
  • May be applied by spray, roller or other convenient method.
  • It is easy to pump — use diaphragm pump or other low shear pumps.
Lubriform 1005
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LUBRIFORM 1005 is a clear oil designed for use in tube bending applications, especially in mandrel bending operations. It provides excellent adhesion to tube, quality tool performance and cost effectiveness.  Thinner than Aquaform 6590.

Resists build-up on equipment.

  • Solvent free; no fumes or fire hazard from vapors.
  • Good wetting.
  • It is easy to pump — use diaphragm pump or other low shear pumps.

TYPICAL PROPERTIES

Appearance of: Concentrate……………………Clear, light yellow oil

pH of Solution……………………………………….N.A.P.

Specific Gravity @ 68°F…………………………..0.86

Nitrites, Phenols, Chlorine & Sulfur…………None

Typical viscosity :

Kinematic @40°C …………………………………. 10.0 cSt.