Q8Oils is a major European developer, manufacturer and supplier of a comprehensive range of lubricants for the metal industry, lubricants for the drawing, rolling and forming applications of wire, rod, bar, tube and strip.


The specialist wire range is developed for the metal manufacturing processes of copper, brass, phosphor bronze, aluminium, aluminium alloy, plated metal, precious metals and stainless steel.


StuartDuff, an experienced wire industry specialist with over 30 years’ in Q8Oils, is responsible for the sales and support after recently being promoted to the role of Business Development Manager for Metal Manufacturing products. Stuart can be contacted at [email protected]


Q8Oils has new technology lubricants for the drawing of copper, aluminium and stainless steel, providing the latest product technology and meeting all worldwide safety legislation. This includes emulsions for aluminium alloy highspeed drawing, advanced chlorine free technology for stainless steel drawing and also new technology for copper wire drawing applications.


Commentingon the range Stuart says: “Research & Development is vitally important to enable product technologies to be cross-referenced and compared in our laboratories under controlled conditions to enable the consistency of wiredrawing lubrication” Q8Oils range of drawing and forming lubricants are part ofthe wider Q8Oils Metal Manufacturing range which also include soluble and neat removal products, cold rolling oils, corrosion protection products, greases, specialised products and technical support services. 


StuartDuff has written and had published many technical papers to demonstrate lubricant performance aimed to increase factory productivity in copper wire drawing and the practical use of emulsions for the drawing of aluminium alloys. These are available to customers as a part of Q8Oils technical service and support to help customers increase productivity and reduce their operational costs.


Q8Oils products are exported to customers in over 80 countries around the world where the supply and technical support services are provided direct and through a network of worldwide distributors.


Q8Oils is also a founding and executive board member of the International Wire & Machinery Association, also a member of the UKLA metalworking product stewardship group.


For further information, please visit, email [email protected] or call +44 (0)113 2365204.

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