Temaxol Cutting Compound is an oil based thread cutting compound
formulated for use with both hand and power tools. It is ideal for
drilling,thread cutting, milling, turning and hacksawing on a wide
range of metals. It is excellent on stainless and other tough steels.
Its formulation has been found to minimise tearing, tool wear and
the effort required. Temaxol flows readily on the work and is easy
to apply with a small brush. Temaxol should be applied to the drill,
tap or bit when drilling, tapping or milling, and to the work piece
when turning or hacksawing.
Temaxol should be applied sparingly
with a brush. If heat is generated, then fumes will be evolved,
allow adequate ventilation. Hands and hair should be kept clear
of any moving parts of any equipment. Do not apply when equipment
In normal use it is advised that
a suitable barrier cream be used to protect the skin from mineral
oils which could trigger dermatitis on sensitive skins. Avoid use
in confined spaces with no ventilation.
Temaxol Cutting Compound is a yellow
greasy substance with the consistency of soft butter. It should
not be runny unless stored in temperatures in excess of 400C.
Temaxol is flammable if exposed to extreme heat, but in normal use
should not present any greater hazard than lubricating oil with
a flash point in excess of 2000C.
The product is supplied in 450g,
908g, 2.27Kg tins,5Kg and10Kg tubs and 25Kg kegs. Temaxol requires
no special storage provisions. Shelf life of Temaxol can be regarded
The primary hazards with Temaxol
Cutting Compound are associated with skin contact and the fumes
that will be evolved where it is used on high speed cutting such
as milling, drilling and turning. Always allow adequate ventilation.
In normal use it is advised that a suitable barrier cream is used
to protect sensitive skin