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Vanishing Lubricants & Vanishing Oils

Evap-Lube 2200Chlorine Free:For Light duty blanking, stamping, very shallow draws and metalworking.

Metals: Aluminum, copper, brass, mild (1010, 1008) and silicone steel.
Solvent: Low Viscosity Vanishing Oil
Dilution: As supplied
Evap-Lube 2231Chlorine Free: For light duty, thin gage (.001 to .060); blanking, fin forming. high flash solvent based forming lubricant developed for the aluminum heat exchanger industry, where vacuum or thermal de-oiling process are used.

Metals: Aluminum, copper, brass, mild (1010, 1008) and silicone steel.

Solvent: Thermal De-oiling type, Low Viscosity Oil
Dilution: As supplied
Evap-Lube 2240Chlorine Free: For Medium duty blanking, stamping, very shallow draws, fin forming. developed for the heat transfer and air conditioner industries used for fin forming, blanking, and light operations. Light duty stamping and drawing ferrous and nonferrous metals.

Metals: Aluminum, copper, brass, mild (1010, 1008) and silicone steel.

Solvent: Low viscosity Vanishing oil
Dilution: As supplied
Evap-Lube 3010Chlorine Free: Mild EP. For light to medium duty blanking, stamping, very shallow draws, laminating. engineered for ferrous and non ferrous metals. Used for forming, blanking, roll forming and perforating.

Metals: Aluminium, copper, brass, mild and silicone steel.

Solvent: Vanishing oil
Dilution: As supplied
Evap Lube 6460Chlorine Based :General purpose "Evaporative Lubricant" for light to Medium duty forming of all metals. Virtually Requires no post cleaning and No post heat treatment.Ideal to bend or stamp painted stock. Has less odor than some other vanishing lubricants.

Metals: For All Metals

Solvent: Vanishing oil
Dilution: As supplied

Aluminum Processing

General Chemical Corp. offers a complete line of products formulated for aluminum processing. Our Aluminum cleaners & Aluminum lubricants products have found worldwide acceptance for use in machining, stamping, drawing, cleaning and extruding aluminum. The Aluminum lubricants/ machining fluids are emulsifiable oil concentrates which provides exceptional boundary, polar, and extreme pressure lubricity. They have a unique biocide package which results in long sump life and odor free operation.

Our Aluminum lubricants for stamping and drawing are used for light and heavy duty forming operations. Because of its superior lubricity parts are produced with excellent surface finish and accurate dimensional stability.

The products discussed below will meet the requirement of most aluminum processing; however, specially formulated products are available.

Lubricants: Aluminum Alloy Industrial Lubricants

GENDRAW 3590Synthetic, oil free, water reducible. Light to medium duty for stamping and drawing. Typical forming operations: medium deep draws, roll forming, tube bending, ammunition casings.

Metals: stainless steel, steel, (1010,1008) aluminum, copper, and brass. Not for titanium
Dilution: 5 to 50%

Oil based, medium to heavy duty drawing and stamping, “Honey oil.” Typical operations: Blanking thick stock, very deep draws

Metals: Aluminum, stainless steel, steel, copper, brass. Not for titanium.
Dilution: As supplied, may be diluted with oil
GENDRAW 3970Extra Heavy duty Synthetic lubricant Typical operations: deep drawing, stamping, blanking, tube forming and bending, roll forming.

Metals: Stainless steel, steel, aluminum, copper, brass and titanium.
Dilution: Dilute with water


Our knowledge of appropriate chemistries and proper Aluminum cleaner recommendations insure proper Aluminum cleaner selection. Twenty three years of experience in the Aluminum cleaning is an important part of General Chemical’s heritage. From Aluminum cleaning by spray, soak tank and ultrasonic, Aluminum cleaners will help improve productivity and efficiency in any cleaning operation. The aluminum cleaning products supplied by General Chemical Corp. are inhibited from attacking aluminum. They are used at low temperatures, are free rinsing and are used at low concentrations. Non emulsifying cleaners allow oil to be skimmed from the cleaner, this results in long cleaner use life, easier waste treatment and reduced costs.

General Chemical has specialized in formulating vanishing lubricants. These products are used were minimal lubricity and no residual films are required. Are products are used on thin gauge ferrous and non ferrous metals. Typical applications for vanishing lubricants include blanking, drawing, roll forming and fin forming in radiator manufacturing.

Aluminum Alloy Etchants & Aluminum Cleaners


Aluminex 602
Non-foaming high pressure aluminum alloy spray cleaner

Solvent: Water based alkaline
Dilution : 2%-5% by volume w/water

Aluminex 5761
Soak/spray aluminum cleaner alloy

Solvent: Water based alkaline
Dilution: 2%-12% by volume w/water


ALUMINEX 602: A low ph spray cleaner and corrosion inhibitor. Used on ferrous and non ferrous metals. The ph of the concentrate is 8. to 89. Used at 3 to 5% concentration. Free rinsing. non etching, low temperature.

ALUMINEX 5761: Used at 5 to 10% concentration at 100 degree to 120 degree farenheit.. . Recommended for cleaning aluminum radiator parts. non etching. Free rinsing.

ALUMINEX 5834: A Heavy-duty soak or spray cleaner non-emulsifying. Free rinsing. Can be used on ferrous and non ferrous metals. Concentration 5% to 10% at 120 degree to 200 degree Fahrenheit. Does not contain phosphate. Free rinsing.

ALUMINEX 7737: A non-emulsifying heavy duty soak tank cleaner. Contains silicate. Phosphate free. Non corrosive. To ferrous and non ferrous metals. non etching, free rinsing. Concentrations 5 % to 10 % at temperatures of 120 degrees to 200 degrees Fahrenheit.

ALUMINEX 3820: An acid based cleaner to remove hard water deposits from aluminum radiators and heat exchangers. Used at 5 % concentration at ambient temperature.


Alumter 2680:A non Hydrofluoric acid etchant, deoxidizer and cleaner. Safe to use. Non emulsifying, produces a very uniform etch. Used in soak tank or spray applications. Non emulsifying. Free rinsing. Used at 10% to 20% at ambient to 120 degree Fahrenheit. Non hazardous.