Ingevity's TOFA & DTO

Posted by Scot Wahl on Dec 14, 2018 9:25:09 AM

Ingevity's Tall Oil Fatty Acids (TOFA) are primarily used by customers as a base chemistry for derivatization. Specifically, in the metalworking fluids industry, they are used to create esters as lubricant additives. The benefits of using TOFA include:

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Topics: Lubricants

Sulfurized EP Additives

Posted by Ted McClure on Dec 11, 2018 3:42:21 PM

Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC Group, is a leading producer of printing inks, coatings and supplies, pigments, polymers, liquid compounds, solid compounds, and applications materials. One of the products Sun Chemical began manufacturing in the 1990s are light color, low odor, sulfurized extreme pressure (EP) lubricant additives.

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Topics: Lubricants

SONGNOX® L570

Posted by Scot Wahl on Aug 31, 2018 3:57:14 PM

SONGWON Industrial Co Ltd introduces the latest addition to their range of antioxidants for fuels and lubricants, SONGNOX® L570. SONGNOX® L570 complements SONGWON’s broad Aminic, Phenolic, Phosphite and Thioester antioxidant product range, further extending its breadth and depth. Aminic and Phenolic antioxidants retard oxidation in the oil by reacting with and stabilizing radicals produced in the lubricant; with Phosphite and Thioester antioxidants decomposing hydroperoxides.

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Topics: Technical Corner, Lubricants

Essential Additives for Longer Life Metalworking Fluids

Posted by Scot Wahl on Aug 22, 2018 11:19:22 AM

Kao Chemicals Europe provides key surfactant technology for modern metalworking formulations that are crucial for water miscible fluids.  Two additives provided by Kao, AKYPO® RO 50 VG and AKYPO® RO 90 VG, are co-emulsifiers and lime soap dispersants with long alkyl chains (C16-18) and a moderate to high degree of ethoxylation.

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Topics: Lubricants, Technical Corner

2018 STLE Annual Meeting Commercial Marketing Forums

Posted by Matthew Mapus on May 18, 2018 10:46:14 AM

Join Sea-Land and our suppliers at STLE's Annual Meeting & Exhibition for the Commercial Marketing Forums. The Commercial Marketing Forums are an opportunity for companies to highlight their latest company news and product innovations. The 2018 CMFs will take place on Monday, May 21, 2018 - Wednesday, May 23, 2018. 

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Topics: Lubricants

Diacid 1550—stabilizing emulsions, preventing corrosion and increasing lubricity for more than 40 years.

Posted by Buck Evans on Apr 13, 2018 2:57:38 PM


Diacid 1550 is a multifunctional product made from sustainable materials and renewable resources. It is resistant to bioactivity, yet still biodegradable. It is globally recognized in the metalworking fluid industry as an excellent co-emulsifier with sulfonates in soluble, semisynthetic and synthetic metalworking formulations. Diacid 1550 also offers corrosion inhibition to protect various surfaces and increased lubrication, particularly in aluminum forming applications, which truly makes it a multifaceted product. Adding Diacid 1550 to your formulation provides corrosion inhibition, co-emulsification and excellent lubrication—ultimately helping you do more with less.

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Topics: HI&I, Lubricants

New Twists on Metalworking Fluids

Posted by Matthew Mapus on Dec 6, 2017 10:45:11 AM

New Twists on Metalworking Fluids

Neutralizers and twist compression tests are putting an unexpected spin on fluid development. Read our technical resources manager, Ted McClure's remarks in the December Lubes'N'Greases magazine;

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Topics: Lubricants

BASF: More Than a Supplier, A Long Term Partner with a Broad Range of Versatile Chemistries

Posted by Matthew Mapus on Nov 27, 2017 11:24:53 AM

When you need the right chemical right away, it's about more than finding a great distributor. It's about great products and knowing you'll get the solution you need. Since 1981, Sea-Land has partnered with BASF (formerly Cognis) to supply our customers with a wide range of lubricant solutions. BASF is recognized globally for their innovative spirit and ongoing pursuit of sustainability. By focusing on renewable chemistries, BASF has created a lineup of versatile products to meet your needs. 

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Topics: Newsletter, Lubricants

Sea-Land Chemical Company announces the release of high erucic acid mustard seed oil.

Posted by Matthew Mapus on Nov 6, 2017 9:36:40 AM

SeacoChem ProHear Oil

Sea-Land Chemical Company announces the release of high erucic acid mustard seed oil. Mustard seed oil, derived from the same family as rapeseed and canola vegetable oils, provides similar lubricity properties as traditional high erucic rapeseed oil. The 22% erucic fatty acid content (C22:1) offers improved lubricity over many conventional C14 to C18 fatty acid based vegetable oils and seed oils.

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Topics: Lubricants

Feeling Uneasy About Your DCHA Supply?

Posted by Matthew Mapus on Oct 16, 2017 2:24:00 PM

ANGUS and Sea-Land Can Help! 

CORRGUARD® EXT is an ideal alternative to DCHA. And with us, you get a partner committed to safely delivering a consistent, reliable supply of the chemistries you need to make your metalworking fluids perform better. 

 

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Topics: Lubricants