Performance Bio DF R40

Bio-based Metal Forming Fluid

Castrol Performance Bio™ DF R40 (previously named Castrol Performance Biolubes BioForm R40) is a lighter viscosity bio-based metal forming fluid formulated with select plant-based oils for use as a high performance metal
forming fluid.

  • Product category Forming
  • Sub-category Neat Oil
  • Application Drawing, Stamping

Description

Castrol Performance Bio™ DF R40 (previously named Castrol Performance Biolubes BioForm R40) is a lighter viscosity bio-based metal forming fluid formulated with select plant-based oils for use as a high performance metal
forming fluid.

Application
Performance Bio DF R40 is recommended for all types of metal forming operations. It is highly effective on all metals including aluminum and stainless steel.
Performance Bio DF R40 can be applied by brushing, dipping, spraying or any other suitable method.

Advantages
Superior lubricity optimizes feed rates and increases productivity
Smokes less than petroleum forming fluids
Reduces amount of pressure required to form the metal
Pleasant smelling for good operator acceptance
Formulated to be non-staining on virtually all types of metals
Better adhesion-reduces amount of product required
Out-performs conventional petroleum-based tapping fluids
Does not contain chlorine or sulfur
Plant-based oil reduces risk of dermatitis
Made from renewable North America-grown plant-based technologies
Easily removed with alkaline cleaner

Characteristics

Viscosity 40 mm/s² at 104°F
Metal type Aluminum, Low / Med alloy steel, Zinc Coated steel
Multi metals suitable No
Ester/EP additives Yes
Chlorinated paraffin free Yes
Heavy metal free No
Product type Metal Working Fluids
Applicable to these sectors Aerospace, Automotive Manufacture, Machinery, Metal Goods, Metals

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