The fast rate of change in gear box markets puts fresh demands on gear-manufacturing processes. Castrol’s Liquid Engineers understand the challenges you face when it comes to staying competitive.
We have in-depth experience of applications throughout the process chain, including areas such as cutting and grinding. Our strong relationships with the leading Machine Tool Manufacturing (MTM) Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and lubrication expertise, makes us well placed to help you fulfil your relevant machine specifications and requirements.
We know that escalating costs and downtime can hinder progress, and have developed solutions to help you improve productivity and quality. Our Engineers play a critical role in helping you meet the demands for high levels of surface quality, tolerance and cleanliness in the face of changing customer needs and regulations.
Our products are compatible with a diverse range of materials and alloys, and our experts can help you select the most appropriate metalworking fluids and cleaners to keep your gear-manufacturing processes competitive and efficient.
The manufacturing of gears includes different operations on ferrous alloys also reflecting the metallurgy. Our Liquid Engineers recommend the following products for these process steps:
Solutions for different forming operations of ferrous parts, such as planetary carriers, camshaft adjusters.
Solutions for initial cutting operations post forging or turning, boring and hobbing.
Our complete range of neat oils based on proven additive technology and highly refined base oils.
Reducing failures that particulate soils in the finish machining process causes
Quenching of various ferrous parts
Solutions for final grinding and honing process
Matching required cleanliness levels and providing temporary corrosion protection prior to assembly.
Enhanced protection against corrosion during intermediate storage or transportation