Water-based fluid​ | Alfa Laval

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Water-based metalworking fluid

The centrifugal separator efficiently removes tramp oil, fine metal shavings and particles down to one micron resulting in reduced tool wear, fewer rejects, and an overall improvement in quality.

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Secure long-lasting efficiency through fluid cleaning

Depending on your needs for cleaning of water-based metalworking fluids such as synthetic, semi-synthetic and soluble oils, Alfa Laval offers fixed and mobile solutions for smaller individual tanks with the Alfie 200 and Alfie 500. For larger and centralized systems the AlfaPure series is the recommended solution.


Alfie 200

Designed to remove tramp oil, grease and particle contaminants from water-based metalworking and wash fluids in tanks up to 1500 gallons.  

  • Reduces fluid consumption 

  • Lowers disposal costs 
  • Improves both product quality and the work environment   
  • Allows for a bolt-on connection to the coolant tank 
  • Adapts automatically with an inlet bellows to the fluid level in the tank 
  • Provides sustainable fluid cleaning for single-tank operations  


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Alfie 500

Removes contaminating tramp oil, grease and solid particles from water base metalworking fluids and wash fluids in tanks up to 2500 gallons. 

  • Reduces fluid consumption 
  • Lowers disposal costs 
  • Improves both product quality and the work environment  
  • Complete compact system, including separator, feed pump and computerized control system  
  • Provides sustainable fluid cleaning for multi-tank operations 


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Full range of centrifugal separator systems that removes tramp oil, grease and solid particles from metalworking fluids and wash liquids. For volume flows from 4 to 31 gallons per minute. 

  • Increases fluid life by up to 10 years 
  • Lowers disposal cost 
  • Reduces tool wear  
  • Provides for higher product quality and healthier work conditions  
  • Utilizes automatic particle (sludge) discharge 


View more information about Alfa Pure S2 – up to 9 gallons per minute 

View more information about Alfa Pure S3 – up to 13 gallons per minute

View more information about Alfa Pure S7 – up to 31 gallons per minute


Save resources by cleaning cutting fluids

Cutting fluids are an essential part of many machining processes, and without the right care and attention they become contaminated and can cause problems. By effectively cleaning your cutting fluids, you can avoid these issues and reduce your overall operating costs. In this whitepaper we explain the pros and cons of the different cleaning methods, and help determine which is best for your business.

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