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Polyurethane timing belt destroyed by influence of cooling lubricant Photo: VDW

Are plastics less resistant to new types of cooling lubricant?
Are plastics less resistant to new types of cooling...
Are plastics less resistant to new types of cooling lubricant?

Since the EU Reach chemicals regulation (EC 1907/2006) came into force, a whole series of environmentally harmful biocides has disappeared from cooling lubricants. This is good news, but it is now gradually becoming apparent that, while containing fewer biocides, the new emulsions are seemingly less...
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Leo Huang

VDW supports its members in market cultivation at China’s industrial strongholds
VDW supports its members in market cultivation at China’s...
VDW supports its members in market cultivation at China’s industrial strongholds

Following a lengthy lean period, China, the most important market for the German machine tool industry, is regaining momentum. Reason enough for the VDW to host the second technology symposium in the Middle Kingdom. From 27 November to 1 December 2017, 20 German machine tool manufacturers were showi...
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