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ASTRO-GRIND A

 
Oil free synthetic grinding fluid

ASTRO-GRIND A is an oil free, nitrite free, water extendable grinding fluid concentrate containing wetting agents for superior cooling and corrosion inhibitors for in-process rust protection of machine tools and metal parts. This product offers excellent performance in most grinding operations on cast iron, steels, and most non-ferrous metals except magnesium.

Part No. Quantity
47-050 5 Gallon Pail
47-104 1 Gallon Bottle
 
Applications:
ASTRO-GRIND A can be used for most grinding applications, including centerless, ID, OD, and Blanchard grinding. It can also be used for light machining operations and makes an excellent misting fluid for various machining and grinding processes.
 
Advantages:
  • Excellent Cooling Function
  • Non-Foaming
  • Long Sump Life
  • Excellent Corrosion Inhibition
  • Oil Free - Minimal Disposal Costs
  • Allows Swarf to Settle Out
  • No Sticky Residues
  • Economical
Properties:
  • Appearance - concentrate:
Clear Light Amber Liquid
  • Appearance - dilution:
Transparent Light Amber
  • Odor:
Sweet
  • Residual Film:
Soft, Soluble
  • pH @ 20:1:
9.0 ± 0.3
  • Specific Gravity @ 60° F.
1.02 ± 0.01
  • Lbs./Gal.
8.5 ± 0.1
  • Total Oil, wt %
None
  • Flash Point, PMCC, ° F.
None
 
Concentration - ASTRO-GRIND A:
  • Concentration:
3% (1:30) 4% (1:25) 5% (1:20) 7% (1:15) 10% (1:10)
  • Refractometer Reading:
0.5 0.7 0.9 1.3 1.8
An optical refractometer may be used for determining concentration. These numbers are typical and are not to be construed as specifications.
 
Recommended Starting Dilutions:
  • Centerless, ID, OD, Surface Grinding:
25:1 (4%)
  • Light Machining:
20:1 (5%)
  • Misting:
25:1 (4%) to 33:1 (3%)
 
Information:
View Monroe Fluid Technology's Website for Product Data Sheet and MSDS
 
The information presented on this page is for informational purposes only. Please ensure the accuracy of the data from the manufacturer's Product Data Sheet and Material Safety Data Sheets listed above.


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