Appliance Metal Stamping

At IRMCO, we specialize in custom oil-free stamping fluids for the appliance industry. With over 100 years of experience, we understand the standards and quality that is required to work within the industry. IRMCO FLUIDS® were some of the first oil-free stamping fluids available for the appliance industry and associated industries, and IRMCO continues to lead in oil-free alternatives for all stamping markets.

IRMCO’s Stamping Fluids for Appliances Benefits

  • Potential elimination of intermediate cleaning of parts between processes.
  • Easier weld-through compared to oil-based lubricants.
  • Easier to inspect parts for quality over oil-based products.
  • Clean easier in low temperature and low/neutral pH cleaning systems.
  • Improved tool life over conventional stamping lubricants.
  • Suitable for MQL, spray and roller application.
  • Possible elimination of dry-film lubricants &/or precoated steel coils.
  • Potential to reduce V.O.C. in stamping applications.
  • Excellent compatibility with porcelain enameling process.
  • Excellent compatibility with phosphate-free, TMC (transition metal conversion) coating surface treatments.
  • Excellent option to improve ISO 14001 compliance and goal objectives

Stamping Fluids Solutions for Appliances

IRMCO offers an extensive line of oil-free lubrication solutions for appliances, including:

  • IRMCO FLUIDS® 080 SERIES - medium to heavy duty drawing and stamping of mild steels and aluminum. Primary product group recommended for aluminum stamping/forming.
  • IRMCO FLUIDS® 109 SERIES – light to medium duty drawing and stamping of mild and enameling steels.
  • IRMCO FLUIDS® 136 SERIES – medium to heavy duty stamping of mild and high strength steels. Also suitable for enameling steel.
  • IRMCO FLUIDS® 146 SERIES – heavy duty drawing and stamping of mild and high strength steels. Also suitable for enameling steel.
  • IRMCO FLUIDS® 313 SERIES – medium to heavy duty drawing and stamping of mild steels and zinc coated (galvanized and galvannealed) steels
  • IRMCO FLUIDS® 248 SERIES – evaporative lubricant for light to medium duty stamping, drawing and punching of light gauge aluminum, enameling and mild steels and some stainless steels.
  • IRMCO FLUIDS® 323 SERIES – light to medium duty drawing and stamping of mild steels and some high strength steels.
  • IRMCO FLUIDS® 536 SERIES – medium to severe duty drawing and stamping fluids – heavily fortified with EP additives. Excellent for stainless, mild and high strength steels.

Stamping Lubricant Materials for Appliances

At IRMCO, we work with a complete range of materials to offer customers in the appliances industry a large choice in specifications for their oil-free lubrication needs. We are experienced in providing stamping fluids solutions for the following materials:

  • Enameling steel
  • Galvanized steel
  • Cold rolled steel
  • Hot rolled steel
  • Aluminum
  • Stainless steels

WHY IRMCO?

At IRMCO, our global team strives to surpass our client’s expectations and provide tangible, lasting business and environmental value. Contact us today to learn more about IRMCO FLUIDS® and our capabilities.

Stamping Lubricants for Appliances Made

  • Air conditioners
  • Dishwashers
  • Clothes washers
  • Clothes dryers
  • Freezers
  • Refrigerators
  • Kitchen stoves
  • Water heaters
  • Microwave ovens
  • Outdoor grills
  • Furnaces

Stamping Lubricants for Components

  • Cooktops
  • Door liners
  • Door collars
  • Cavity wraps / panels
  • Broiler pans
  • Pump covers
  • Fan covers
  • Fan mounts
  • Brackets
  • Support frames
  • Baffles
  • Drip pans
  • Outer body panels (all appliances)
  • Control panels (all appliances)
  • Heat shields
  • Grill lids
  • Grill bowls
  • Cooking grates
  • Tubular frames
  • Small/specialty water heater tank halves
  • Water heater end caps
  • Furnace/A.C. blower/motor mounts.