Space-grade Superfine Wire Produced for NASA Using Lubricool™ 318A


Sarkuysan Elektrolitik Bakir Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.Ş is an internationally renowned producer of a variety of copper products from rod and tube to superfine wire.

The superfine wire produced by Sarkuysan’s factory in Gebze, Turkey is approved by NASA and used in a number of their projects. Sarkuysan manufacture their superfine wire from plain and tinned copper down to 0.05mm using Lubricool™ 318A.


LUBRICOOL™ 318A is used at 3% concentration for drawing and 1.5% concentration in the annealer. The emulsion tank is 10,000L and feeds 24 machines. The systems use paper filtration and a six-month life is achieved from the emulsion.

  • Wire Size Input: 0.25mm, Exit: 0.05mm
  • Drawing Speed: 27m/sec
  • Metal Type: Plain and Tinned Copper
  • Lubricant: Lubricool™ 318A - Drawing: 3%, Annealing: 1.5%
  • System Design: 10,000L tank feeding 24 machines - 6 month life

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