Extreme Pressure (EP) additives are important components in the formulation of neat and water-miscible metalworking fluids. Their main function is to reduce the friction between the cutting tool and the workpiece. The ability to enhance the extreme pressure lubricity enable these additives to extend cutting tool life, reducing maintenance costs and improving the productivity of the machining process.
EP additives provided by Lankem can be used to provide increased extreme pressure lubricity of metalworking fluids. These products are based on phosphate esters.