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Specialist industrial lubricants

METALUBE® is a UK-based manufacturer of specialist industrial lubricants, exporting to over 80 countries worldwide.

Research and development is key to our business. We are constantly investing in the METALUBE® Technology Centre based at our Manchester factory, ensuring technical excellence and innovation across our entire range of products and services.

Our success also lies in our ability to be flexible, offering unrivalled technical and after-sales support. It is our priority for customers to run at peak efficiency – and for over 25 years we have delivered a world-class service and superior-performance products.

Latest news

  • ISO 14001 Certification
    METALUBE has been recognised for its commitment to sustainable business practices and awarded the ISO 14001 certification. ISO 14001 is the international standard for environmental management systems (EMS) and the most widely used in the... Read more »
  • New range of fully synthetic chain oils from
    METALUBE has introduced Metachain™, a new range of fully synthetic, high temperature chain oils. The products use the latest synthetic base oils, anti-oxidants and anti-wear additives that meet the demands of specific chain applications for... Read more »
  • METALUBE chemist attends Cambridge Tribology
    METALUBE Chemist, Naomi Pells recently attended a three-day Cambridge University Tribology Course (friction, wear and lubrication). Approximately 31 people from all over the world (including Eastern Europe, Canada and USA) attended the course,... Read more »

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  • Alumol


    Alumol™ is a range of advanced, specially compounded oils that exhibit the properties required to impart an excellent surface finish at maximum drawing speeds when drawing pure aluminium, electrical and mechanical grade aluminium alloys.

  • Lubricool


    The Lubricool™ range offers a variety of high-performance emulsifiable lubricants designed mainly for drawing plain copper wire, plated wires and copper alloys. Increased productivity and reduced scrap is often a direct result of Lubricool™ wire drawing lubricant.

  • Tubol


    Tubol™ is a comprehensive product range specifically designed for use in drawing non-ferrous tubes. Tubol™ has a variety of viscosities designed to meet low-carbon residues and individual products can be designed for bespoke customer processes.

  • Inoxol


    Inoxol™ is a range of premium, high-performance, semi-synthetic lubricants for the wet drawing of stainless steel wire. Unique features ensure maximum protection to wire dies and consistently bright surface finish on drawn wire.

  • Metal forming fluids

    Metal forming fluids

    A tailor-made range of lubricants and rust preventatives. Cool-Tek™ – water-dilutable concentrates for lubrication during forming and cutting processes, Sol-Tek™ – solvent-based evaporative lubricants, Meta-Shield™ – solvent-based rust preventatives.

  • Meta-Shield


    Meta-Shield™ is a specially formulated range of rust preventatives that safeguard metal components during storage and transport. A unique blend of high-quality corrosion inhibitors, oils and waxes that can be can be applied by spray, dip or brush.

  • OCG


    OCG™ is a range of cold-applied, protective greases for overhead line conductors and OPGW conductors. The range is endorsed and used by leading conductor manufacturers worldwide.

  • Metachain


    Metachain™ is a range of fully synthetic, high-temperature chain oils specially formulated to meet the demands of chain applications in high-temperature industrial ovens, where conventional oils cannot function properly.

Metalube Limited
4 Huntsman Drive
Northbank Industrial Park
Irlam, Manchester
M44 5EG UK

Tel: +44 (0)161 775 7771
Fax: +44 (0)161 775 7511

Metalube Limited, 4 Huntsman Drive, Northbank Industrial Park, Irlam, Manchester M44, 5EG UK

Tel: +44 (0)161 775 7771    Fax: +44 (0)161 775 7511

Exporting to over 80 countries worldwide