Rhein Chemie

ADDITIN® RC 5000 series – New product line for water-miscible metalworking fluids

ADDITIN® RC 5000 series – New product line for water-miscible metalworking fluids

Friday, 15. May 2009 Rhein Chemie Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of LANXESS Corporation, is promoting its new ADDITIN® RC 5000 series of lubricant additives for water-miscible metalworking fluids at this year’s Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, May 17 - 21.

Chardon, OH – Rhein Chemie Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of LANXESS Corporation, is promoting its new ADDITIN® RC 5000 series of lubricant additives for water-miscible metalworking fluids at this year’s Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, May 17 – 21.

The new ADDITIN® RC 5000 series expands Rhein Chemie’s Lubricant Oil Additives portfolio, which includes products that can be used in water-miscible metalworking fluids with the help of emulsifiers, to now also offer specialized one-stop solutions for both emulsifiable and water-soluable types.  Currently, the new series includes 12 products grouped into four categories:  lubricity additives, EP additives, corrosion inhibitors and additive packages.  Ongoing expansion of this product line is planned.

In booth #107, Rhein Chemie will also feature its full range of high-performance additives that have made the company a reliable partner with the lubricant industry.  These include ADDITIN® packages for metalworking fluids, greases, hydraulic fluids and other industrial applications.

About Rhein Chemie

Rhein Chemie is a chemicals company that has had a successful track record in customized additives and service products stretching back over 100 years. The approximately 850-strong workforce produces and sells products for various sectors of the rubber, lubricant, plastics, and polyurethane industries worldwide. The company is headquartered in Mannheim-Rheinau, Germany, and has subsidiaries and production facilities in Europe, Asia and North and South America. Rhein Chemie is a wholly owned subsidiary of LANXESS Deutschland GmbH, Leverkusen, Germany.

Chardon, 15. May 2009
bit (2009-05-902EN)

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