Introducing Two New Technologies at AISTech 2013 Quaker expands its portfolio with Surface Treatments and Specialty Greases

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) develops products that help customers adjust to the latest industry challenges and bring value to their processes. Quaker has expanded its product offering in the Steel industry with the addition of PRIMECOAT™ Surface Treatments and QUAKERTEK™ Specialty Greases.

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The Quaker PRIMECOAT™ Surface Treatment portfolio is used in the passivation process by which metal surfaces are converted into a protective corrosion preventing film that improves corrosion protection and exhibits excellent compatibility with paints and adhesives and good lubrication properties.

The Quaker portfolio of QUAKERTEK™ Specialty Greases includes a range of aluminum complex, lithium complex, polyurea and calcium sulfonate thickened greases that can be used for bearing, sliding surface, crane, cable winch, fifth wheel, king pin and high temperature applications.  QUAKERTEK™ Specialty Greases withstand extreme temperatures; have excellent resistance to water washout, water resistance, superior rust and corrosion protection, extreme pressure lubrication, protection against shock loading and excellent film strength.

Quaker will be showcasing these new product lines at the Association of Iron and Steel Technology Show, AISTech May 6th – 9th, 2013 in Pittsburgh PA – Booth 1323.  In addition, four Quaker Associates will present papers at the AISTech Show:

  • Jim Murphy, Product Manager Hot Rolling will present Advanced Roll Bite Lubrication Techniques for Improving Roll Life and Making Quality Improvements on May 6th at 11:30
  • Konrad Kimpelstatter (Siemens VAI) and Andreas Flaxa (Quaker), Product Manager will present Minimum Quantity Roll Gap Lubrication System – Field of Large Potential to Reduce Your OPEX on May 7th at 10:30
  • Bas Smeulders, Research Scientist will present Lubrication in the Cold Rolling Process Described by a 3D Stribeck Curve on May 8th at 2:30
  • Peter Gandy, Regional Product Manager Steel - Asia Pacific will present The Development of Water Based Lubricants for the Production of Seamless Pipe on May 8th at 2:30

For more information on Quaker Chemical, and its full product line offerings, including Chemical Management Services, please visit quakerchem.com.

About Quaker Chemical Corporation:
Quaker Chemical Corporation is a leading global provider of process fluids, chemical specialties, and technical expertise to a wide range of industries, including steel, aluminum, automotive, mining, aerospace, tube and pipe, cans, and others. For nearly 100 years, Quaker has helped customers around the world achieve production efficiency, improve product quality, and lower costs through a combination of innovative technology, process knowledge, and customized services. Headquartered in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, USA, Quaker serves businesses worldwide with a network of dedicated and experienced professionals whose mission is to make a difference. Visit www.quakerchem.com to learn more.

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