Going Green

Author Susan Woods
Published
February 01,2005 - 11:00am

Related Glossary Terms

  • metalworking

    metalworking

    Any manufacturing process in which metal is processed or machined such that the workpiece is given a new shape. Broadly defined, the term includes processes such as design and layout, heat-treating, material handling and inspection.

Vegetable oil-based metalworking fluids can provide better performance and environmental results than mineral oil-based fluids.

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Author

Susan Woods served as a Contributing Editor for Cutting Tool Engineering magazine.