Blue Star Lubrication Technology: Metalworking Fluids, Lubricants and Greases

Metalworking Fluids, Lubricants, Greases, Blue Star Lubricant Technology

Visit the Blue Star Fluid Technology Website (opens in new window)Burke Petroleum features metalworking coolant fluids and high performance greases & lubricants designed for the demanding needs of steel industries.

The Blue Star line of high performance greases and lubricants is specifically engineered to address critical issues in the severe environments of steel mills and fabrication facilities: friction, corrosion, deterioration, extreme temperatures, and contamination.

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Metalworking Fluids

Blue Star’s Metalworking Fluids are designed to perform specific specialized functions:

Blue Cool Coolants
Soluble oil, semi-synthetic and synthetic water-based products for machining and grinding; highly engineered to maximize productivity and operator safety. Applications include:

  • Broaching
  • Grinding
  • CNC Machining
  • Tapping
  • Cutting
  • Turning
  • Drilling

For metal compatibility charts, visit Blue Star Lubrication Technology Blue Cool® Coolants Boost Your Productivity & Enhance Your Work Environment

    Case Studies:
     – Blue Cool S2420 Sawing Steel and Stainless Bar Stock
     – Blue Cool S2685C Machining Components for Food Processing Equipment
     – Blue Cool & Blue Form Machining Case Studies
- PDF contains these six case studies:

  • Blue Cool S2680K Machining Automotive Bearing Caps
  • Blue Cool S2550 Roll Grinding at WCI Steel
  • Blue Cool E2360 Machining Components for Industrial Chillers
  • Blue Cool S2550 Machining & Cooling Operations at Timken Steel Mill
  • Blue Cool E2350 Machining of Shafts for Major Pump Manufacturer
  • Blue Form 4240 Stamping of Automotive Airbag Parts

Star Clean Cleaners
High performance cleaners that includes emulsion, alkaline, neutral pH and solvent technology to meet all cleaning requirements. Applications include:

  • Immersion
  • Spray
  • In-process
  • Ultra filtration
  • Maintenance

Blue Form Forming Fluids
Drawing and stamping fluids that provide excellent die life, lubricity and cooling characteristics while shielding parts against corrosion. Applications include:

  • Drawing
  • Extruding
  • Forming
  • Stamping

Star Cut Straight Oils
Technology that offers a wide choice of products for a comprehensive range of applications and metals. Applications include:

  • Broaching
  • Screw machining
  • Cutting
  • Tapping
  • Drilling
  • Thread grinding
  • Gear hobbing
  • Trepanning
  • Gun drilling
  • Turning

Product Spotlight: Star Cut® 4902 MB — EP-Fortified Light-Viscosity Tapping Fluid Reduces Friction At Chip Tool Interface; Increases Tool Life

Star Guard Rust Preventives
Environmentally-friendly rust preventives for nonferrous and ferrous metals; incorporates oil, emulsion, synthetic and solvent based technology to meet metal protection requirements in the most severe of environmental conditions. Applications include:

  • Bearings
  • Machine tools
  • In-process
  • Tube forming
  • Finished parts

Industrial Grease and Maintenance Lubricants

Blue Star offers a full line of greases and lubricants for nearly all industrial applications, including synthetic and petroleum based products with engineered performance characteristics for lubrication challenges that range from moderate to extreme:

Blue Star Grease
High temperature greases thickened with complex soaps of lithium or calcium for extended service, extreme pressure and wear protection; properties include excellent mobility, shear stability and water resistance. Applications include:

  • Bearings
  • Fifth wheels
  • Cement industry
  • Off-highway
  • Construction industry
  • Roll mills
  • Drag lines
  • Universal joints

Blue Star Gear Lubricants
Synthetic and conventional oil based lubricants developed for high-performance, friction and temperature reduction, and extreme pressure protection. Applications include:

  • Bearings
  • Herringbone gears
  • Gear drives
  • Spiral bevel gears
  • Helical gears
  • Spur gears

Blue Star Open Gear Lubricants
Semi-synthetic compounds for use on drag lines, shovels and slides in all environments; designed with solid film lubricants for anti-wear and high load carrying capability. Applications include:

  • Dipper sticks
  • Rollers
  • Open gears
  • Slides
  • Racks

Blue Star Hydraulic Fluids
High performance hydraulic oils blended with hydro treated mineral oils for long life and general machinery lubrication. Applications include:

  • Circulating systems
  • Mobile hydraulics
  • Gear pumps
  • Vane pumps
  • Industrial hydraulics

Blue Cam Cam Lubricant
Solvent and lead free compounds designed with specific solid film lubricants and additive technology for reduced wear, vibration and chatter free operations. Application: Monighan Cam walking mechanisms

Blue Slide Slide Lubricant
High film strength forming compounds for lubricating slide mechanisms on Bucyrus 2500 series draglines. Application: Bucyrus 2500 series draglines

Blue Star Chain Lubricants
Synthetic ester and hydrocarbon based high temperature fluids for oven conveyor machines operating up to 275°C without forming lacquer and varnish-like residues. Applications include:

  • Bearings
  • Roller bars
  • Belts
  • Siempelkamp
  • Chains
  • Slide rails
  • Küsters presses
  • Work rolls

Blue Star Way Lubricant
Formulated for the lubrication of machine tool slides and ways operating at high speed; excellent load-carrying capability and low coefficients of friction for improved machining accuracy. Applications include:

  • Chains
  • Slideways of machine tools
  • Roller bars
  • Slide rails
  • Work rolls

More Information
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When you use Burke Petroleum as your supplier of industrial fluids, lubricants and greases, you get all this at an unbelievable price, with, of course, top-quality customer service. For more information about our products or services, send us an email, or call (419) 628-3097.