Choosing the proper metal forming lubricant and metal stamping for non ferrous metals such as Aluminum, copper brass has become a difficult, complicated decision. Factors that influence choosing the right lubricant are: type of alloy, severity of the metal forming operation, metal stamping, application method and subsequent operations. General Chemical Corp. is an expert at solving metal forming or metal stamping problems. For a lubricant recommendation contact General Chemical Corp. Synthetic metal forming lubricants are oil free. They provide the lubricity of oil based lubricants, the cooling effects of water plus superior metal wetting. They contain corrosion inhibitors, lubricity additives and mist suppressants.