Heat treaters are turning to a basic process of treating and re-using quench oil. This not only results in cost savings for the companies involved but enhances their environmental credentials too.
What’s more, as D.Scott MacKenzie explains in his article in Gear Solutions – it’s a relatively uncomplicated process.
He states that in most cases the reclamation or recycling of quench oil can be achieved provided some simple guidelines are followed.
This is certainly worth looking into for heat treaters as the article claims that the purchase of new oil can be reduced by 75% or more – with 50% being around the norm. Read the article here and start quenching your thirst for oil….