Hostagliss L4

Lubricity improver and corrosion inhibitor for metal working fluids

Edition Date :
November 02, 2017

Hostagliss L4 is a complex ester and used as lubricity improver and water-dispersable corrosion inhibitor for milky, semisynthetic and neat oil metalworking fluids. Furthermore it is used as synthetic base fluid for rolling emulsions.

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  • Benefits

    • Excellent lubricity properties
    • Reduces energy consumption in metal working operations    
    • Good inhibition of corrosion on steel as well as inhibition of staining on aluminium
    • Minimizes cobalt leaching and helps to protect cutting tools
    • Easy to emulsify
    • Hard-water stable
    • Water-dispersible
    • Suitable for mineral-oil free formulations
    • Chlorine-free
    • No hazardous labeling  
  • Safety and MSDS

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  • Technical data

    Chemical group  Complex ester, acidic
    Acid value in mg KOH/g 50.5 – 55.5
    Viscosity at 40°C in mm2/s 400
    Viscosity at 100°C in mm2/s 45
    Viscosity index 170
    Reichert test (5% in mineral oil) 36 mm2
    Reichert test (20% in mineral oil) 9 mm2
    Four-ball wear test : DIN51350 0.3 mm
    TGA inflection point 345°C
    TGA deposits 0.5%
  • Applications

    • Cutting & forming fluids (emulsions, semi-synthetic, neat oil MWF)
    • Rolling emulsions
  • Life Cycle

    Hostagliss L4 has been approved the EcoTain label. The product provides the benefits at each step of the product life-cycle:

    Sustainable Design

    • Friendly, non-hazardous material
    • Based on vegetable sources (fatty acid)
    • Renewable share is 100% 
    • Boron-free and DEA-free


    Responsible Process

    • Resource efficiency due to 100% yield
    • Minimized waste generation
    • Certified for safety and quality according to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001
    • Global production (Australia, China, Germany, Japan, USA) can help to reduce transport


    Safe & Efficient Use

    • Safe handling due to improved human tox profile, i.e. non irritant to eye and skin
    • For mineral-oil free formulations
    • Reduces enery consumption in metal working operations


    Eco Integration

    • Improved environmental profile
    • Less effects to the aquatic environment (LC50 > 500 mg/l)
    • Readily biodegradable (Biodegradation > 80% according to OECD 301 D)

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