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Caltex Way Lubricants

Caltex Way Lubricants

Caltex Way Lubricants

Way Lubricant is a proven performance machine tool slideway lubricant, designed to reduce friction and drag, stick-slip and machine tool chatter. It also offers good demulsification stability and coolant separation performance. Way Lubricant is formulated with highly refined mineral base oils, combined with EP additives, friction modifiers, anti-rust and corrosion additives and thickening agents

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Customer Benefits

  • Proven friction modifiers reduce slideway friction, drag, stick-slip and machine tool chatter, improving workpiece surface finish
  • Robust tackiness additives provide a tough, thick oil film that enables accurate table positioning
  • Tough EP oil film protects surfaces under heavy load conditions, preventing slideway and guide scoring and wear


  • Tough oil film reduces friction, drag, stick-slip and chatter
  • Prevents wear and corrosion
  • Adhesive agents prevent squeeze-out, even on vertical slideways


Machine tool slideways and guides: 

  • Horizontal slideways (ISO 68) 
  • Light-to-moderate applications (ISO 68) 
  • Vertical slideways (ISO 220) 
  • More severe applications (ISO 220)

Always confirm that the product selected is consistent with the original equipment manufacturer’s recommendation for the equipment operating conditions and customer’s maintenance practices.

For full product description see the PDS