# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Precision Machining Technology I Task 8104171

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Select cutting fluids.

Definition

Selection should be based on the assigned job and include
  • identifying process and materials
  • identifying fluids and coolants (e.g., water-soluble, synthetics, partial synthetics, additives, oils).

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why are cutting fluids necessary? Are they always necessary? Why, or why not?
  • Why are there a variety of choices of cutting fluids?
  • How do cutting fluids affect the shop's bottom line?