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  1. CWret

    Metal working - dry / lubricants / coatings / cooling mist

    I’m looking for some advice on this subject, but first some background info. I work predominately with mild steel or aluminum. My experience, for many years, was on a drill press and I used a squirt of Rapid Tap or just drilled dry. In the fall a MD45 bench top mill (RF45 clone) followed me home...