August 10, 2004
Houghton Intl. Inc., a supplier of metalworking fluids in Valley Forge, Pa., has shipped three million gallons of Hocut® 795 biostable coolant, an industry milestone for a single brand of cutting/grinding fluid. According to the company, the fluid now is used in more than 20 million sump gallons nationwide.
Fluid users include Boeing Aircraft Co., Goodrich Corp., Champion Aerospace, Ford Motor Co., DaimlerChrysler, General Motors Corp., Rolls-Royce, Timken/Torrington, Caterpillar Inc., John Deere, Briggs & Stratton, and Tecumseh Products Co.