CECOR Blog

Aug 8, 2019

Saving Money by Cleaning Machine Tool Sumps

“The formula for how much money a customer can save is even more valid now than it was 20 years ago,” says coolant industry veteran...

Aug 8, 2019

Maintain your Machine Tool Sumps

Bill Shaver, founder of Fluid Management Inc., remembers visiting a small machine shop in Iowa about 15 years ago. During visits like this, Bill and...

Aug 8, 2019

Spoiled Coolant can stink

Spoiled coolant can cause a number of problems, and bad odors is at the top of the list. “What happens is they get particulate matter...

Aug 8, 2019

The need for fluid management

Needing fluid management In 1992, Bill Shaver decided to explore the viability of a fluid management business that recycled industrial coolants and cleaned machines and...

Jul 22, 2019

Central Fluid Dispensing

Many metal manufacturers using water-based coolant have experience with keeping the volume of fluid at the right level. The two primary losses of coolant volume...

Jul 15, 2019

Concentration and pH

The loss of sump volume by evaporation will tend to increase the concentration of the coolant overtime. Many companies have stated they do one of...

Jul 8, 2019

Excessive tramp oil

Unwanted oil within a machine tool can reduce the quality life of the cutting fluid. Two common reasons for excessive free oil are leaky seals...

Jul 1, 2019

Machine Tool Cleaning

The three main reasons machine tool sumps need to be cleaned are unwarranted tool wear and/or poor part finish, poor or no coolant flow to...

May 23, 2019

Metal Working Fluid Housekeeping

The CECOR staff has visited with many companies regarding their metal working fluid over the years because of the equipment we manufacture. Through industry observation,...

May 23, 2019

School Honors Apprentices

Innovative idea for our schools Springtime means high school graduation time. All around the country, students are celebrating their achievements and finalizing decisions about the...