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BONDERITE® L-FM 234

Solid white lubricant powder that reacts with zinc phosphate coated metal wire and rods to provide dual lubrication layers in cold forming & drawing operation

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Product Overview

BONDERITE® L-FM 234 (previously known as Bonderlube 234) is a premium, reactive lubricant powder for phosphate coated metal wire or rods prior to drawing or cold forming operations.  BONDERITE® L-FM 234 provides a complete & uniform lubricant layer that reduces wear in cold extrusion, cold heading, tube drawing and other forms of metal forming applications and extends the lifespan of expensive dies and cutting tools.

Applications

BONDERITE® L-FM 234 is supplied in solid-powder form for ease of use and bath preparation.  Recommended starting bath concentrations are 50 pounds BONDERITE® L-FM 234 per 100 gallons.
 
Operation Parameters
Time: 3 to 5 minutes
Temperature Range: 165°F to 190°F

Features & Benefits

Uniform Coating & Surface Adhesion
Incredible Film Strength
Reactive Sacrificial Lubricant Layer
Great Corrosion Resistance

Problems Solved

BONDERITE® L-FM 234 helps provide a solution to the following industry & application problems: 
 
Damage or Wear from Wire Drawing Process
Inconsistent Surface Finish or Pitting
Incomplete or Poor Lubricant Coverage

Product Specifications

Appearance: White, Free flowing Powder
pH at 3% solution: 8.3
Odor: Pine
 
Operation & Control Specifications
Babcock Number: 1.8 to 2.2
Free Acid/Free Alkali: 0.5 Free Acid to 0.3 Free Alkali
Temperature: 165°F to 190°F
Time: 3 to 5 minutes

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