Introducing Two New Technologies at AISTech 2014

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Quaker Chemical Corporation
(NYSE:KWR) develops products that help customers adjust to the latest industry
challenges and bring value to their processes. Quaker has expanded its product
offering in the Steel industry with the addition of QUINTOLUBRIC® 702-46 RD
Water Glycol Hydraulic Fluid to its line of QUINTOLUBRIC Fire Resistant
Hydraulic Fluids and QUAKERTEK(TM) Greases.

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QUINTOLUBRIC® 702-46 RD is a premium water glycol fire-resistant fluid that has
FM Approval as a less hazardous fluid. QUINTOLUBRIC® 702-46 RD is designed to
provide optimum performance in hydraulic systems where fire-resistant fluids are
required. Specific additives formulated into the fire-resistant water glycol
hydraulic fluid support water hydraulic equipment by preventing corrosion in
components and piping, inhibiting bacterial growth in the fluid and extending
component life. Key benefits include excellent fire-resistance, minimal foaming,
high viscosity index and extended pump life in systems operating under high
pressure or in overloaded hydraulic systems.

The Quaker portfolio of QUAKERTEK(TM) Specialty Greases includes a range of
aluminum complex, lithium complex, polyurea and calcium sulfonate thickened
greases that can be used for coke making, casting, the blast and basic oxygen
furnace, melt shop, hot mill, cold mill temper mill, pickle line mobile
equipment, motor bearings, as well as other extreme temperature applications.
QUAKERTEK(TM) Specialty Greases withstand extreme temperatures; have excellent
resistance to water washout, water resistance, superior rust and corrosion
protection, extreme pressure lubrication, protection against shock loading and
excellent film strength.

Around the same time Quaker started developing its grease product line, they
also formed a partnership with Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing (SFHR), a Verizon
IndyCar Series team. The goal of the partnership was to develop new greases that
would reduce mechanical loss of energy and extend the life of the bearings. SFHR
was hoping for a better technology that, during a close race, means the
difference between a first and third place finish. Quaker, on the other hand,
was hoping to leverage SFHR’s data and advance its understanding of grease under
extreme stress conditions to gain market advantage in a wide range of
industries.

The SFHR engineers found that the new greases provided a 10% gain on power
consumption over the standard grease that they used. Further, the new greases
allowed SFHR to use 55% less grease than the usual, prescribed, amount of
grease. Additionally, when drivers tested the setup on the racetrack, the
reduction in the amount of grease provided them with an extra 4% gain on power
consumption, and a reduction in mechanical loss resulting in an improved race
time of 0.5 to 200ths of a second over the results of the standard greases.

Quaker will be showcasing these new product lines, along with a Sarah Fisher
Hartman Racing IndyCar, and also have appearances from the team’s owner Sarah
Fisher and driver Josef Newgarden at the Association of Iron and Steel
Technology Show, AISTech May 5th – 7th, 2014 in Indianapolis IN – Booth 913. In
addition, two Quaker Associates will present papers at the AISTech Show:

— Bas Smeulders, Research Scientist will present Novel Laboratory
Lubrication Tests for Cold Rolling Emulsions on Tuesday, May 6 at 2:00
pm – Room 111/112
— Amy Beard, Key Account Business Analyst Primary Metals, and Qiulin Yu
(Nucor Steel Tuscaloosa Inc) will present Proven Benefits of Roll Bite
Lubrication on a Reversing Steckel Mill on Wednesday, May 7 at 2:00 pm –
Room 110
Additionally, the Association of Iron and Steel Technology released The Making,
Shaping and Treating of Steel, Flat Products Volume. This new volume’s chapter
on Descaling, Cooling and Rolling Lubrication Systems included sections written
by Quaker Associates. James Murphy, Steel Rolling Product Manager – North
America contributed a section titled, Roll Cooling and Lubrication in Hot
Rolling, and Bas Smeulders, Research Scientist – The Netherlands contributed a
section titled Roll Cooling and Lubrication in Cold Rolling.

For more information on Quaker Chemical, and its full product line offerings,
including Chemical Management Services, please visit quakerchem.com.

About Quaker Chemical Corporation:
Quaker Chemical Corporation is a leading global provider of process fluids,
chemical specialties, and technical expertise to a wide range of industries,
including steel, aluminum, automotive, mining, aerospace, tube and pipe, cans,
and others. For nearly 100 years, Quaker has helped customers around the world
achieve production efficiency, improve product quality, and lower costs through
a combination of innovative technology, process knowledge, and customized
services. Headquartered in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, USA, Quaker serves
businesses worldwide with a network of dedicated and experienced professionals
whose mission is to make a difference. Visit www.quakerchem.com to learn more.

About Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing:
Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing (SFHR) was established in 2008 and is owned by
former driver Sarah Fisher, the youngest woman ever to compete in the
Indianapolis 500 and the first woman to run a full IndyCar Series schedule, and
businessman Wink Hartman. SFHR has competed in the IndyCar Series since 2008,
earning its first victory in 2011 at Kentucky Speedway.

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