For The STLE Certified Metal Working Fluid Specialist Certification
Neither STLE, nor its Metalworking Certification Committee, approve or endorse any independent education or training programs, or publications by individuals or organizations. These listed here are in common usage. The list is not meant to be all-inclusive or exclusive, but rather to represent cross-sectional industry consensus.
Machining and Manufacturing Practice
Machinery's Handbook 25th Edition
Robert E. Green Editor Industrial Press Inc. 200 Madison Avenue, New York, New York 10016 ISBN 0-8311-2595-0 Comment: this is the end user's bible for the detail in the manufacturing business. It is also referred to as "A Reference Book for the Mechanical Engineer, Designer, Manufacturing Engineer, Draftsman, Toolmaker, and Machinist" and is also available as a CD. Can be found on www.amazon.com, or similar source.
Machining Data Handbook 3rd Edition
Compiled by the Technical Staff of the Machinability Data Center Institute of Advanced Manufacturing Sciences, Inc. 1111 Edison Drive Cincinnati, OH 45216 ISBN 0-936974-00-1. Can be found on www.amazon.com, or similar source.
Metalworking Fluids, Second Edition
Byers, Jerry, P., Ed, Published in 2006 by CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group) and Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, ISBN-10: 1-57444-689-4. Visit the STLE Store to purchase. Read the review for more details.
ASM-Metals Handbook, Ninth Ed.
Vol. 16 Machining (1989) ISBN No. 0-87170-007-7. Visit the ASM website to purchase.
Modern Metal Cutting - a practical handbook
Sandvik Coromant, 1702 Nevins Road, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410 ISBN 91-972299-3-0. Can be found on www.amazon.com or similar source.
Short Run SPC
Dr. Donald J. Wheeler SPC Press, Inc. 5908 Toole Drive Knoxville, TN 37919, ISBN 0-945320-12-4. Can be found on www.amazon.com or similar source.
Tool and Manufacturing Engineers Handbook
Fourth Ed. Volumes 1-5, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Vol.1,Machining, Thomas J. Drozda & Charles Wick, ISBN No. 0-87263-085-4, Chapter 4, Cutting Fluids and Lubricants. Excellent presentation of both stand alone and central system. Selection table is a little dated. Each section on turning, milling, drilling, tapping, etc. discusses both the machine tools and cutting tools. Can be found on SME's website.
Understanding Statistical Process Control, Second Edition
Dr. Donald J. Wheeler, David S. Chambers SPC Press, Inc. 5908 Toole Drive Knoxville, TN 37919, ISBN 0-945320-13-2. Can be found on www.amazon.com or similar source.
Coolants and Lubrication
Coolant Filtration, 2nd Edition - Additional Technologies
James J. Joseph, Joseph Marketing Inc. 120 Richmond Hill Court, Williamsburg, VA 23185 (No ISBN number). Visit the STLE Store to purchase. Read a review of this resource before you buy it.
Cutting and Grinding Fluids: Selection and Application, Second Edition
Society of Manufacturing Engineers. One SME Drive, Dearborn, MI 48121, 1992, ISBN: 0-87263-423-7. Visit the SME website to purchase.
Handbook of Biocide and Preservative Use
Rossmoore, H. W., Ed., Blackie Academic & Professional, an imprint of Chapman & Hall, Wester Cleddens Road, Bishopbriggs, Glasgow, G64 2NZ, UK, 1995, ISBN: 0-7514-0212-5. Can be found on www.amazon.com or simliar source.
Lubricants and Lubrication
Mang, Theo, and Dresel, Wilfried, Eds. Wiley VCH, ISBN 3-527-29536-4. Visit the Wiley website to purchase.
Byers, Jerry P., Ed, Marcel Dekker, Inc., 270 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10016, 1994, ISBN: 0-8247-9201-7, OUT OF PRINT
Metalworking Fluids, Second Edition
Byers, Jerry, P., Ed, Published in 2006 by CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group) And Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, ISBN-10: 1-57444-689-4. Visit the STLE Store to purchase. Read the review for more details.
The Lubrication Engineers Manual 2nd Edition
Association of Iron and Steel Engineers Three Gateway Center Suite 1900 Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1004 ISBN )-930767-01-2, OUT OF PRINT
The Lubrication Engineers Manual, Third Edition
Published 2007 AIST, Three Gateway Center, Suite 1900 Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1004 (ISBN 978-1-886362-90-4. Visit the AIST website to purchase. Read the review for more details.
Tribology In Metalworking, Friction, Lubrication and Wear
John Schey, page 147, Copyright 1983, by the American Society of Metals, Carnes Publishing Service, Library of Congress Catalog Card No.: 82-73612, ISBN: 0-87170-155-3. Found on the ASM website. Vol. 18 of the ASM Handbook.
Waste Minimization and Wastewater Treatment
Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association, 651 S. Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. ILMA R&D Committee. Visit the ILMA website for details.
Note that most of these standards are available on a CD-ROM entitled ASTM International Metalworking Industry Standards from ASTM at: http://www.astm.org/cgi-bin/SoftCart.exe/BOOKSTORE/COMPS/100.htm?L+mystore+rmqa1247
E 1302, Guide for Acute Animal Toxicity Testing of Water-Miscible Metalworking Fluids,
E 1497, Practice for Safe Use of Water-Miscible Metal Removal Fluids
E 1687, Test Method for Determining Carcinogenic Potential of Virgin Base Oils in Metalworking Fluids
E 1972, Practice for Minimizing Effects of Aerosols in the Wet Metal Environment
E 2144, Practice for Sampling and Analysis of Endotoxin in Metal Removal Fluid Aerosols
E 2148, Guide for Using Documents Related to Metalworking or Metal Removal Fluid Health & Safety
E 2169, Practice for Selecting Antimicrobial Pesticides for Use in Water-Miscible Metalworking Fluids
E 2250, Method for Determination of Endotoxin Concentration in Water Miscible Metal Working Fluids
E 2275, Practice for Evaluating Water-Miscible Metalworking Fluid Bioresistance and Antimicrobial Pesticide Performance
D 3519, Foam in Aqueous Media (Blender Test)
D 3601, Foam in Aqueous Media (Bottle Test)
D 4627, Iron Chip Corrosion Test for Water-Dilutable Metalworking Fluids
D 5619, Comparing Metal Removal Fluids Using the Tapping Torque Test Machine
D 7049, Metal Removal Aerosol in Workplace Atmospheres
D 3233, Measurement of Extreme Pressure Properties of Fluid Lubricants (Falex Pin and Vee Block Methods)
D 2670, Measuring Wear Properties of Fluid Lubricants (Falex Pin and Vee Block Method)
D 2783, Measurement of Extreme-Pressure Properties of Lubricating Fluids (Four-Ball Method)
D 4172, Wear Preventive Characteristics of Lubricating Fluid (Four-Ball Method)
D 2782, Measurement of Extreme-Pressure Properties of Lubricating Fluids (Timken Method)
D 3520, Quenching Time of Heat-Treating Fluids (Magnetic Quenchometer Method)
D 6200, Determination of Cooling Characteristics of Quench Oils by Cooling Curve Analysis
D 1748, Rust Protection by Metal Preservatives in the Humidity Cabinet
B 117, Standard Practice for Operating Salt Spray (Fog) Apparatus
(In addition to ASTM Standards, other industry standards such as the Japanese Industry Standards (JIS), as well as Deutsches Institut fur Normung eV (DIN), can provide useful and relevant information)
ANSI Technical Reports:
American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
1997. Mist Control Considerations for the Design, Installation and Use of Machine Tools, ANSI Technical Report B11 TR 2-1997, New York, NY: ANSI. Visit the ANSI website for details.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
1998. Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Metalworking Fluids (DHS 98-102, tel: 800-356-4674). Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/98-102.html
Organization Resources Counselors (ORC), Inc.
1999. Management of the Metal Fluid Environment. Washington, DC. Available at: http://www.aware-services.com/orc/
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Metalworking Fluids: Safety and Health Best Practices Manual
Washington, DC. Available at: http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/metalworkingfluids/metalworkingfluids_manual.html
Cutting Tool Engineering glossary http://www.ctemag.com/Glossary.php
Oak International Glossary - http://www.oakinternational.com/signature/ed_center/terms/index.html
Information on SAE MS 1000: Lubricants, Industrial Oils and Related Products - Classification Available for purchase at: http://www.sae.org/servlets/productDetail?PROD_TYP=STD&PROD_CD=MS1000_200410
Development of Guidelines for Using and Maintaining Metalworking Fluids
A White Paper Sponsored by the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers
Dr. Neil Canter, 2008. Available as a free resource in the STLE Store.