Whatever your formulating requirement, Kimes Technologies offers a wide variety of both components and packages to meet the exacting demands of the Metalworking industry. Our componentry ranges from emulsifiers thru corrosion inhibitors for use in a diverse selection of metalworking fluids ranging from straight oil through soluble oils to semi- and synthetic fluids. Our packages allow ease of formulation for soluble oils as well as for specialty applications like drawing and stamping pre-lubes.

Componentry for Corrosion Inhibition

Calcium Sulfonates

Kimes Calcium Sulfonates are dispersant-type, oil soluble synthetic sulfonates that offer excellent rust and corrosion inhibiting properties and find extensive use in straight oil metalworking fluids.

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Product Sulfonate, wt% Calcium, wt% TBN, mgKOH/g Specific Gravity @ 15.6°C Comments
Syncal N50HF 50 2.1 <5 0.96 Provides water displacing/water separating properties
Syncal N45H 46 2.2 10 0.95 Provides water displacing/water separating properties
Syncal 45LC 43 2.6 20 0.94 Low chlorides content, <50 ppm
Syncal N70H 72 3.7 25 1.00 High active content allows formulating flexibility
Syncal OB308 28 12.0 310 1.10 Provides acid neutralization & detergency properties
Syncal OB400 20 15.3 405 1.20 Provides acid neutralization & detergency properties
Syncal OB408 21 15.0 408 1.20 Provides acid neutralization & detergency properties
Syncal OB405WO 21 15.2 400 1.20 White oil diluent, NSF incidental contact approved (HX-1)
Syncal OB407PAO 21 15.5 410 1.20 Polyalphaolefin diluent
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Barium Sulfonates

Kimes Barium Sulfonates are oil soluble synthetic sulfonates that offer excellent demulsibility, detergency and non-staining rust inhibiting properties to a variety of straight oil metalworking fluids.

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Product Sulfonate, wt% Barium, wt% TBN, mgKOH/g Specific Gravity @ 15.6°C Comments
Synbar N50 50 7.0 <5 1.01 Neutral, high active sulfonate allows formulating flexibility
Synbar N50HF 50 6.6 <5 1.02 Neutral, high active sulfonate allows formulating flexibility
Synbar N58 58 7.3 <5 1.04 Neutral, high active sulfonate allows formulating flexibility
Synbar OB70 42 14.0 65 1.09 Provides acid neutralization and corrosion protection
Synbar OB70HF 43 14.0 50 1.08 Provides acid neutralization and corrosion protection
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Water Soluble Corrosion Inhibitors

Kimes Water Soluble Corrosion Inhibitors are designed to provide excellent corrosion inhibition to semi- and synthetic metalworking fluids.

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Product CIC Break Point, wt% Hard Water Stability, ppm pH @ 1% in DI Water Specific Gravity @ 15.6°C Comments
K-Syn CI-100 1.0 3000 8.6 1.16 In-process corrosion protection for ferrous metals
K-Syn CI-200 2.0 3000 8.7 1.14 In-process corrosion protection for ferrous metals
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Refinery Products – High Viscosity Crude Resin

Kimes High Viscosity Crude Resin finds use in Quenching fluids.

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Product Pour Point, °C Viscosity @ 100°C, cSt Specific Gravity @ 15.6°C Comments
CrudeRes HV25 21 600 0.96 Viscosity builder and quench oil additive
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Componentry For Emulsification

Sodium Sulfonates

Kimes Sodium Sulfonates are oil soluble sulfonates, natural and synthetic, that can provide performance properties ranging from emulsification to corrosion protection.

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Product Sulfonate, wt% AMW Water, wt% Specific Gravity @ 15.6°C Comments
NSP Naturals Series 60 – 63 450 – 550 < 5.0 0.96 – 1.03 Natural sulfonate with excellent emulsification properties
Synsul Series 61 – 63 415 – 535 0.75 – 4.0 0.96 – 1.02 Synthetic sulfonates with good corrosion protection properties
Synsul ES Series 60 – 63 440 – 490 4.0 0.96 – 1.02 Oil free synthetic sulfonates with excellent lubricity properties
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Sulfonic Acids

Kimes Sulfonic Acids can be used to produce application specific sulfonates

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Product Sulfonic Acid, wt% AMW TAN, mgKOH/g Specific Gravity @ 15.6°C Comments
Sulfon 90 92 470 1.96 0.97 Intermediate for metallic or amine sulfonate production
Sulfon 95 95 470 119 0.97 Intermediate for metallic or amine sulfonate production
Sulfon 97 95 490 115 0.97 Higher molecular weight provides improved water displacement
Sulfon 201 96 322 1.05 Lower molecular weight for cleaning agents
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PIBSI – Polyisobutylene Succinic Anhydrides

Kimes Polyisobutylene Succinic Anhydrides are designed for neutralization to produce either water or oil soluble additives.

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Product Active Content, wt% TAV, mg KOH/g Viscosity @ 100°C, cSt Specific Gravity @ 15.6°C Comments
PIBSA 1070(P/N) 70 35 80 0.91 Pre-diluted with paraffinic or naphthenic oil for ease of handling
PIBSA 1100 100 50 450 0.93 100% activity allows greater formulating flexibility
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Packages for Metalworking Fluids

Emulsifier Packages

Kimes Emulsifier Packages are designed for ease of formulating soluble oils in a variety of diluent oils

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Product pH (1% dilution) TAN, mgKOH/g Viscosity @ 40°C, cSt Specific Gravity @ 15.6°C Comments
Soluble Base 5100 9.4 <8 425 1.02 Naphthenic oil emulsifier based on sodium sulfonate
Soluble Base 5700 9.5 46 475 1.00 PIBSA/sulfonate-based emulsifier
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Thixotropic Calcium Sulfonates

Kimes Thixotropic Calcium Sulfonates provide both lubricity and long-term corrosion protection for drawing and stamping applications, particularly as a pre-lube.

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OIL DILUENT

Product Viscosity, Brookfield #7 @ 10 rpm, cP Flash Point, COC, °C Density @ 25°C, lbs/gal Comments
Jalpon 1200 80,000 – 130,000 >170 9.1 Provides long-term corrosion protection and lubricity
Jalpon 1200A 80,000 – 130,000 >162 9.1 Contains a wax component for improved performance
Jalpon 1250 17,000 – 26,000 170 9.5 Lubricity additive for metal forming and removal fluids
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