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Metal Cutting

Protect production and product quality with advanced coolants, metal forming fluids, straight cutting oils, and tapping and drilling fluids that meet the most stringent environmental requirements.

Metal Cleaning

Optimizing cleaning and degreasing of parts, machine tools, equipment and facilities with innovative and proven water-based, solvent-based, biodegradable and synthetic cleaners and degreasers.

Metal Protection

Preserve metal product value by protecting from the inevitable effects of corrosion. Go beyond ordinary metal protecting solutions and deliver superior products and customer experiences.

Maintenance Solutions

Services that keep your fluids, equipment, tooling and facilities performing at their best. From simple fluid testing and management through to equipment maintenance and rehabilitation.


Protect production and product quality with advanced coolants, metal forming fluids, straight cutting oils, and tapping and drilling fluids that meet the most stringent environmental requirements.

Get beyond commodity cutting solutions and move your production and business forward.



Ashburn cutting solutions include soluble oils, semi-synthetic and synthetic coolants as well as straight cutting oils, grinding oils, micro-lubricants, tapping and drilling fluids, metal forming fluids, layout inks, and removers.

Tapping and Drilling Fluids

Tapping and Drilling Fluids are designed primarily for manually applied applications on metals that are difficult to machine. Tapping and drilling fluids help to improve and maintain the life of your tools, increase productivity, and protect product finish.

Ashburn’s line of tapping fluids and drilling fluids protect your production by:

  • Removing chips more efficiently
  • Providing better workpiece control
  • Creating more accurate threads
  • Protecting Surface Finish
  • Preventing biological growth

The Ashburn line of Mike-O-Cut fluids and TD Foamy Aerosol comprise a full line of fluids for all tapping and drilling operations.

Mike-O-Cut No. 87—

Mike-O-Cut 87 extreme-duty, high-performance tapping and drilling fluid formulated to improve threading accuracy, increase productivity and extend tool life.
Part Numbers: D-1330-04, D-1332-16, D-1333-14, D-1334-05, D-1335-55

Mike-O-Cut LV—

MIKE-O-CUT LV is a light viscosity heavy duty drilling and tapping fluid.
Part Numbers: D-1352-16, D-1353-14, D-1354-05, D-1355-55

Mike-O-Cut H2O—

Mike-O-Cut H2O is a water soluble tapping and drilling fluid. It provides excellent cooling and lubrication and is a suitable replacement for solvent or oil based tapping fluids.
Part Numbers: D-1552-16, D-1553-14, D-1554-05, D-1555-55

Pump Spray Lubricant—

An environmentally safe, biodegradable cutting lubricant that provides excellent cooling and lubrication in metal cutting operations. It is excellent for use in operations on tough metals such as tool steels and stainless steel as well as on softer metals.
Part Numbers: D-1340-08, D-1340-14

TD Foamy Aerosol—

TD FOAMY is an aerosol heavy duty drilling and tapping fluid that foams on contact with the cutting tool.
Part Numbers: D-1502-20

TD Foamy Tapping and Drilling Fluid: Tap Torque Test Results

TD Foamy is one of Ashburn’s highest performing and most widely accepted tapping and drilling fluids. We decided to put it to the test. The tapping torque test measures the metal removal efficiency of metalworking fluids.

Tap Torque Data

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