Fluid deal for ConocoPhillips, Quaker

THE United States’ fourth largest lubricant supplier ConocoPhillips has joined forces with Quaker Chemical to offer Quintolubric 814 universal longwall fluids.
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Australian longwall mine Kestrel uses Quaker longwall hydraulic fluids

Staff Reporter

ConocoPhillips will market the Quaker longwall roof support fluid to increase customer options.

"Working with Quaker chemical has been a great experience and we are confident our customers will appreciate gaining access to such incredible, technologically advanced products," ConocoPhillips director industrial products Walt Silveira said.

"ConocoPhillips is always on the lookout for ways to provide customers with even greater value, and aligning ourselves with an industry innovator that understands the

core fundamentals of emulsion chemistry and hydraulic application technology enables us to offer a versatile and reliable specialty lubricant that will ultimately give our

underground mining customers a competitive edge."

"We are very excited to have a strategic alliance with one of the leading providers of lubricants to the mining industry," Quaker Chemical US fluid power product manager Kevin Dickey said.

ConocoPhillips expertise in providing full-range lubrication solutions to underground customers combiend with the superior product performance of the Quintolubric 814 series will provide customers with tremedous synergies and technical advantages."

Quintolubric 814 fluids are translucent amber green solutions containing a dye for easy underground leak detection.

With over 15 years of experience in longwall hydraulics, Quaker Chemical is the technical innovator in the field of roof support fluids including the first biodegradable fluid and the first true-solution synthetic fluid. Quaker fluids are approved by all major longwall manufacturers including Joy, DBT and Saartech and by mining safety agencies including the U.S., Germany, France, Australia and Poland.