FUCHS LUBRICANTS (UK) plc

New Century Street, ST1 5HU Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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glasstec 2018 hall map (Hall 14): stand C37

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glasstec 2018 fairground map: Hall 14

Contact

Stephen Harris

Global Commercial Manager – Glass and Pharmaceuticals
FUCHS LUBRICANTS - Special Application Lubricants

Phone
+44 (0)1782 203700

Email
contact-uk@fuchs-oil.com

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 01  Glass production/Production Technology
  • 01.11  Suppliers for the glass machinery industry

Suppliers for the glass machinery industry

Our products

Product category: Suppliers for the glass machinery industry

VITROLIS GM

Glass cutting oil
Advantages/Benefits:
Corrosion protection provision for machines and machine parts
Clean glass cut
Splinter-proof crushing
Lubricates and preserves the cutting tool
Optimised machine maintenance
Best possible economic efficiency
VITROLIS GM sets new standards for the important criteria cutting technique, ergonomics and environmental friendliness.

Description:
VITROLIS GM is a cutting oil for universal glass cutting work.

VITROLIS GM is:
chlorine-free
free from phenols
nitrite-free
free from PCB/PCT and PTBB
free from raw materials with a separate MAC value
silicone-free
Application
Manual and machine cutting of flat glass.

Concentration during use: undiluted

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Product category: Suppliers for the glass machinery industry

VITROLIS HF

Glass drilling and grinding fluid
Advantages/Benefits:
Corrosion protection reserve for machines and components
Foaming behaviour same as with water
Excellent residue settling behaviour
Clean, transparent working solutions
Minimum aerosol formation
Optimised machine care
Excellent efficiency
VITROLIS HF sets new standards for the important criteria drilling- and grinding-technique, ergonomics and environmental friendliness.

Description:
VITROLIS HF is low-foaming water-soluble cooling lubricant free of mineral oil for universal application in glass drilling and grinding.

VITROLIS HF provides highly stable fully transparent glassworking solutions and guarantees maximum durability.

VITROLIS HF is:
chlorine-free
phenol-free
nitrite-free
free of PCB/PCT and PTBB
free of substances with occupational exposure limits
silicone-free
Application:
Drilling and Grinding.

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Product category: Suppliers for the glass machinery industry

VITROLIS DC

Gob chute coating for container glass production
Advantages/Benefits:
Good thermal conductivity
High temperature and wear resistance
Good corrosion protection properties
Good adhesion to metal
Best economic efficiency
Structural improvement of the surfaces
Extension of the durability of the gob chutes
VITROLIS DC sets new standards for the important criteria coating technology, occupational physiology, and environmental friendlines.

Description:
VITROLIS DC is a two-component gob chute lubricant to increase the sliding properties in container glass production, guaranteeing an optimum durability.

Application:
Before application the gob chutes must be ground, cleaned and de-greased.

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About us

Company details

The FUCHS Group was founded in 1931 in Mannheim, Germany and is now a global corporation with a turnover in excess of €2billion and over 5,000 employees worldwide. 

FUCHS holds a very special position within the lubricant industry as the world’s largest independent lubricant manufacturer, a position achieved through a commitment to the development, manufacture, marketing and sales of technically advanced lubricants, supported by excellence in customer service.  This philosophy has been incorporated into the new company logo highlighting “Lubricants-Technology-People”.

Currently, the structure of the company incorporates 58 operating companies and over 30 production plants networked across six continents, with over 400 Research and Development technicians located in technical centres across the world. 


Within the FUCHS Group, FUCHS LUBRITECH is the expert for Special Application Lubricants.  The FUCHS “Technical Centre of Excellence for Glass Industry Lubricants” is located within FUCHS UK’s LUBRITECH specialist division. The centre provides specialist technical support services to enhance that of the global FUCHS LUBRITECH operations. The centre manages new product development and aids in the transfer of knowledge and technology to local FUCHS companies around the world.

 FUCHS’ acquisition of VDV Lubricants n.v. has further strengthened its position in the glass industry bringing additional specialist technology for the glass container manufacturing industry.  Established in 1998 in Belgium, VDV Lubricants n.v. has carved a niche in the glass industry producing high quality hot end lubricants with a focus on the future of mould swabbing through the development of its range of automatic swabbing machine lubricants.
FUCHS LUBRITECH special application lubricants stand for highest performance and sustainability, safety and reliability, and efficiency and cost savings. They represent a promise:-
Technology that pays back.

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