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  1. So what would your reccomend, or how would you...

    So what would your reccomend, or how would you break down their uses/effectivness.
  2. My shop primarily mills Alum. 6061 or 7050 and...

    My shop primarily mills Alum. 6061 or 7050 and Mild steel. Though on our CNC and Lathe we cut Poly Carb. PVC and Acrylic's.
  3. Thanks, I was interested in the health side...

    Thanks, I was interested in the health side affects, which I am not familiar with. I go by "if its not air or water why are you breathing/drinking". Burning petroleum vs. vegetable oil, both are bad....
  4. :D I just refilled the tank with a 20:1 mixture...

    :D I just refilled the tank with a 20:1 mixture of KoolMist. I was asking for future use. There isn't one right answer and I've never pesonaly used a vegetable or mineral oil coolant. Mineral Oil has...
  5. Thank you, thats very helpful.

    Thank you, thats very helpful.
  6. Going Forwards, can we please keep the comments...

    Going Forwards, can we please keep the comments on the "Stupidity" of the application to a minimum? I understand that it is not always optimal. And I gladly field and reply to comments with evidence...
  7. MQL systems use mostly air and a very small and...

    MQL systems use mostly air and a very small and consistent/slow drop of some form of coolant. We have used KoolMist mixed at, 20oz Water to 1oz Concentrate for a somewhat rich mixture. Its very...
  8. I'm gonna say the same thing as before... sorry...

    I'm gonna say the same thing as before... sorry for asking a question. Also if my memory holds, whale oil and lard have been used long before petroleum based coolant mixtures.
  9. :D Agreed, none of this stuff is great....

    :D Agreed, none of this stuff is great. Oil/Plastic fumes are bad and carcinogenic, fine Alum. and Steel dust cause lung cancer, and my finger prints have been burned and scraped off. That's...
  10. Conrad Hoffman & Mhajicek, Sorry for asking an...

    Conrad Hoffman & Mhajicek,

    Sorry for asking an honest question? Several people have been very helpful, and either provided resources validating the idea, or evidence against the application. All...
  11. Thank you, I would be very interested in...

    Thank you,

    I would be very interested in seeing your PDF. Did you ever run into the vegetable oil burning off? Or was it an effective enough cooling medium? Sorry for the late reply I got sick and...
  12. Vegetable Oils as Cutting Fluids in Mist Coolant Systems.

    My shop owns a JET "Bridgeport Style" Mill which we have fitted a "FogBuster" Mist Coolant system to. We ran out of coolant and havent had time to order the concentrate for a refill. Instead we've...
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