Treatment of spent metalworking fluids.


Metalworking fluids (MWFs) are widely used for cooling and lubricating during the machining process. The worldwide annual usage is estimated to exceed 2 x 10(9)l and the waste could be more than ten times the usage, as the MWFs have to be diluted prior to use. For UK industry the disposal cost is estimated to be up to pound16 million per year. Used MWFs… (More)


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@article{Cheng2005TreatmentOS, title={Treatment of spent metalworking fluids.}, author={Christina L Cheng and David Phipps and Rafid M. Alkhaddar}, journal={Water research}, year={2005}, volume={39 17}, pages={4051-63} }