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Water-based graphited lubricant for hot metal forging presses


Product Overview

BONDERITE® L-FG RD 5 (also known as Acheson RD-5) is a robust lubricant solution for a wide range of metalworking operations, including the hot forging of ferrous metals.  BONDERITE® L-FG RD 5 is a water-based lubricant with graphite particles for superior lubricity and excellent surface protection from heavy pressures and loads.


BONDERITE® L-FG RD 5 is supplied as a concentrate that can be diluted with water from your facility. Prior to dilution, agitation should be applied to the concentrate to ensure lubricant uniformity.  Recommended starting dilutions should be 1:5 (BONDERITE® to water) but can be tailored depending on performance and application requirements.

Features & Benefits

Excellent Delivered Lubricity
Great Surface Wetting & Filling Performance
Less Product Waste & Scrap Metal Formation
Non-Flammable Formulation
Smokeless Performance
Improved Plant Cleanliness
Great Metal Movement Control

Problems Solved

BONDERITE® L-FG RD 5 helps provide a solution to the following industry & application problems: 

Flammable Lubricant Solutions or Heavy Smoke Generation
Inconsistent Surface Protection for Forging Press or Die
Inconsistent Spray Regime or Frequently Clogged Nozzles

Product Specifications

Appearance: Gray Liquid
Carrier/Diluent: Water
Lubricant: Processed Micro Graphite
Density: 9.0 lb./gal (1.08 kg/l)
pH: 7.5 – 10.0
Freezing Point: 0°C (32°F)
Shelf Life: 12 Months under Original Seal

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