Extensive Range of Process Fluid Solutions for Tube & Pipe Applications

Quaker Chemical Reinforces the “Front-to-Back” Approach at Tube Dusseldorf 2018

Throughout the production process for seamless and welded tube and pipe, industrial fluids are crucial in machining, cleaning, and protecting the metal to ensure high quality results. Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR, “Quaker”), a leading global supplier of process fluids, provides a comprehensive “Front-to-Back” product range that offers metalworking fluids for the front end of the tube and pipe manufacturing process as well as corrosion preventives and protective coatings to finish at the back end.

Quaker will be exhibiting at Hall 5 – Stand F15 at Tube Dusseldorf (https://www.quakerchem.com/events/tube-dusseldorf), the premier trade fair for the tube processing industry, from April 16-20 in Germany.

QUAKERDRAW®  4470 EXPANDER, a new expansion fluid for thick walled large diameter pipes, will be introduced with the benefits of:

  • Water based chemistry resulting in easy cleaning and no sticky residues
  • Compatibility with seals
  • Excellent lubrication properties


Responding to the on-going industry demands of addressing environmental concerns, improving operational costs, and boosting product aesthetics, Quaker will feature a range of cost effective and performance enhancing tube and pipe products:

QUAKERCOOL® forming and threading coolant fluids for electric resistance welded (ERW) manufacturing

  • Boron-free, formaldehyde-free, and mineral oil-free variations
  • Cost effective options
  • Available in synthetic, neo-synthetic, semi-synthetic, or microemulsion compositions
  • For use in forming, sizing, thread cutting, and hydrotester

FERROCOTE® Corrosion Preventives

  • Low odor
  • Solvent based or VOC free options
  • Provides up to 12 months corrosion protection


  • General purpose maintenance and floor cleaner
  • Formaldehyde free systems cleaner and sterilizer for extending coolant life


  • QUAKERCOAT® 710 Black: Water based black coating for premium quality OCTG pipes
  • QUAKERCOAT® 151: Water based acrylic clear coating (available in EMEA only)
  • QUAKERCOAT® 025: Ultraviolet (UV) cured coating

To complement its product line, Quaker’s global team of process experts provides application expertise to deliver customized solutions for specific customer needs in the tube and pipe industry.

For the full product line offerings for tube and pipe applications, visit: https://www.quakerchem.com/industry/tube-and-pipe/