Fuel Tank Half Shell Case Study

Project Scope
Replace competitive synthetic fluid that generated 25-30% scrap rate and excessive galling on production parts.

IRMCO FLUIDS 146-892 replaced the competitive, synthetic stamping fluid and eliminated the cracking and galling defects.


  • Eliminated scrap due to cracking.
  • Provided a safer regulatory profile stamping lubricant.
  • Reduced amount of applied lubricant by 20%.
  • Reduced excessive residues on parts & tooling.

Aluminized 409 Ultra Form Stainless steel – 0.048” (1.2mm) thickness.

Product Used
IRMCO FLUIDS® 146-892 @ 6:1 dilution ratio (14.3%).

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