12/04/2024 – Auxiliar materials

Lubricant technology for the rod and wire industry

Quaker Houghton, a global supplier of industrial process fluids, will showcase its comprehensive range of rod rolling fluids and wire drawing lubricants at “wire 2024” trade fair in Düsseldorf, Germany, from April 15-19.


The company will highlight the latest advancements in its flagship wire drawing range, “Houghto-Draw WD”. © Quaker Houghton


The company will highlight the latest advancements in its flagship wire drawing range, “Houghto-Draw WD”, including products based on micro-emulsion and synthetic technologies for improved stability and cleanliness. These solutions provide wire drawers the means to meet the demanding requirements of modern wire applications, supporting the development and scale-up of electrification and clean energy distribution.

During the event, Quaker Houghton will host a networking session that will bring together industry leaders to discuss key topics and the latest developments in the sector in an informal setting. This evening event will also be an opportunity to meet application experts from Quaker Houghton and leverage their knowledge for specific process challenges or new projects.

Paolo Rabbia, Technical Manager for Wire Drawing Lubricants at Quaker Houghton, explained: “Quaker Houghton has decades of experience serving the rod and wire industry and we’ve applied our expertise to create solutions for the latest, exacting wire drawing applications across e-mobility and power distribution. Wire 2024 is a great platform to share this portfolio, which offers outstanding lubricity and cleanliness for defect-free surfaces and reduced breakages, delivering consistent performance to achieve the tight tolerances associated with modern wire specifications.

“Our team is looking forward to meeting with customers and making new connections at our networking evening, with the aim of kick-starting new initiatives to improve their processes and operations through our robust capabilities and unique insight.”

wire 2024, hall 4 booth H 41

Quaker Houghton Sales BV
Industrieweg 7, 1422 AH Uithoorn/Netherlands
Tel.: +31 297 544-644

About Quaker Houghton

Quaker Houghton is the global leader in industrial process fluids. With a presence around the world, including operations in over 25 countries, our customers include thousands of the world's most advanced and specialised steel, aluminium, automotive, aerospace, offshore, can, mining, and metalworking companies. Our high-performing, innovative and sustainable solutions are backed by best-in-class technology, deep process knowledge and customised services. With approximately 4,700 employees, including chemists, engineers and industry experts, we partner with our customers to improve their operations so they can run even more efficiently, even more effectively, whatever comes next. Quaker Houghton is headquartered in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, located near Philadelphia in the United States. Visit quakerhoughton.com to learn more.