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Product Solutions to Suppress Dust and Reduce Downtime
Quaker Chemical Exhibits at the 2015 SME/CMA Annual Conference and Expo

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Feb. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's world, mining faces considerable challenges. The difference between a productive operation and an inefficient one, often boils down to the right combination of people and products. Workers employ advances in chemistry to help reach higher product performance levels.  It's this collaboration between mining companies and their suppliers that helps mines maintain, and in some cases even surpass, productivity goals.  Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) values this collaboration and supports customers at the local level: on-site, and one-on-one, to formulate solutions for their specific operation, with a portfolio that includes QUINTOLUBRIC® fire-resistant longwall fluids and DUSTGRIP™ dust suppressants.

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A 100% synthetic true solution, QUINTOLUBRIC® 818-02 is a fire-resistant hydraulic fluid used in longwall shields, it keeps operations running smoothly by:

  • Tripling filter life through superior fluid dynamics and improved system cleanliness
  • Not forming damaging abrasive scum
  • Being maintenance free - keeps equipment clean and corrosion-free for years of service

For more specific information on our line of fire-resistant longwall hydraulic fluids, please visit: http://www.quakerchem.com/product/longwall-fluids/

Local communities along with regulatory agencies have put increased pressure on mining companies to improve methods of dust suppression.  The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has required mine operators to increase the total incombustible content of the combined coal dust, rock dust and other dust; and has reduced the concentration limits for coal mine dust.  The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has mandated that facilities that generate dust minimize or mitigate the production of dust in their operation.  To alleviate industry-related issues Quaker offers a family of DUSTGRIP™ products that:

  • Reduce the generation of airborne particulate matter from mines, roads, stockpiles, rail hauls, construction sites, quarries and other areas where air-born dust is a problem
  • Increase site safety and worker health
  • Are more effective than using water alone, reducing costs and saving time

For more specific information on our line of dust suppressants, please visit: http://www.quakerchem.com/product/dust-suppressants/

Quaker will be showcasing these product lines at the 2015 SME (Society of Manufacturing Engineers) Annual Conference and Expo and CMA 117th National Western Mining Conference, February 15th-18th, in Denver CO, Booth 736.

For more information on Quaker Chemical, and its full product line offerings, including Chemical Management Services, please visit quakerchem.com.

About Quaker Chemical Corporation:
Quaker Chemical Corporation is a leading global provider of process fluids, chemical specialties, and technical expertise to a wide range of industries, including steel, aluminum, automotive, mining, aerospace, tube and pipe, cans, and others. For nearly 100 years, Quaker has helped customers around the world achieve production efficiency, improve product quality, and lower costs through a combination of innovative technology, process knowledge, and customized services. Headquartered in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, USA, Quaker serves businesses worldwide with a network of dedicated and experienced professionals whose mission is to make a difference. Visit www.quakerchem.com to learn more.

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SOURCE Quaker Chemical Corporation

Eliana Holguin, Global Marketing Manager, holguine@quakerchem.com, T. 610.832.7897