Metalworking Fluids & VOC, Today and Tomorrow

Metalworking SymposiumThe South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) and the Independent Lubricant Manufacturers AssociationLink to external website. (ILMA) held a one-day symposium to discuss SCAQMD Rule 1144 — Metalworking Fluids and Direct-Contact Lubricants (PDF). The symposium included discussions regarding technology advancements, case studies, formulating options, measurement, and manufacturing impacts of this rule. District staff discussed rule requirements, supplier and distributor reporting and test method procedures.

Agenda (PDF, 169kb)

Bios and Contact (PDF, 127kb)

Rule Overview and Reporting Requirements (PDF, 1.4MB)

  Mike Morris

Advantages and Disadvantages of Low VOC Vegetable Based Metalworking Fluids (PDF, 1.1MB)

John Burke
Houghton International, Inc.  

Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Content Test Methodology: Past, Present and Future (PDF, 487kb)

Uyen-Uyen Vo

Methods for the Determination of the Normal Boiling Point of a High Boiling Liquid (PDF, 1.7MB)

Michael Gernon

VOC Assessment of Ester Fluids (PDF, 404kb)

Tyler Housel
Inolex Chemical Company

Regulations Drive New Advancements in Rust Preventives (PDF, 2.3MB)

Jennifer Ineman
The Lubrizol Corporation

An Unexpected and “Timely” Solution (PDF, 6.1MB)

Tom Manzo
Timely Industries

Reformulating to Comply with Rule 1144: The Good, the Bad and the Oh My (PDF, 1.4MB)

Mike Pearce
W.S. Dodge Oil Co.

Case Studies of Rule 1144: Implementation at End Users
(PDF, 812kb)

Mark Fretz
Houghton International, Inc.

Practical Application of Non-Chlorinated Ultra Low VOC Metalworking Fluids Using Renewable Resource Based Technology (PDF, 2.6MB)

Paul Frederick
American Research Products Inc.

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