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How Do YOU Use Lubit-8?

Our employees and customers often share with us how and where they use our products. Tufoil Lubit-8 is a versatile lubricant that can be -- and is -- used almost anywhere. We sometimes joke that we should create a list called "1001 uses for Lubit-8." Here is a true story from a Fluoramics employee: [...]

LOX-8 Paste is Crucial to Aerospace Industry

The world is buzzing with space-related news such as Richard Branson's recent flight to space and the upcoming flight by Jeff Bezos. Most people don't realize Fluoramics products play a crucial role in the manufacturing and maintenance of aerospace systems at companies such as Black Hawk (helicopters), Blue Origin, SpaceX, and NASA. Engineers request LOX-8 Paste [...]

Fluoramics introduces LOX-8 NF Oil

Fluoramics, Inc. has released a new product, LOX-8 NF Oil, which will not fluoresce during black light inspections. LOX-8 NF Oil is a low-viscosity inert PCTFE lubricant. It is engineered from oxygen-approved chemistries and allows for lubrication of critically clean surfaces that require black light inspection. Use LOX-8 NF Oil on o-rings, seals and [...]

Father’s Day Sale

Father's Day Sale June 3rd - June 18th www.fluoramics.com Father’s Day is the time of year to show the handy-person of the house how much he or she means to the family. The person who holds the house down. The person who fixes a leaking water pipe under the sink. The person who replaces [...]

Making Yard and Garden Upkeep Easier with Tufoil and HinderRUST

Spring has finally sprung and in most parts of the country, it is time to get yards and gardens looking their best. Fluoramics has a few products that are the favorites of gardeners everywhere. Rusty tools are not only unsightly, but they make easy jobs more difficult. Coat tools with HinderRUST in the Spring [...]

Ending Sodium Hypochlorite Leaks in a Water Treatment Facility

An experienced Operations Leader at an East Coast Water Treatment Facility was frustrated by the ongoing challenges that sodium hypochlorite presented to his operations team. He turned to Fluoramics to solve his problem. “When I first began working at this facility, leaks in the hypochlorite lines were a real problem,” says the leader. “Sodium [...]

Fluoramics Joins The Chlorine Institute

Winona, Minn. - (October 22, 2020) Fluoramics, Inc. is proud to announce it was recently welcomed as a member of The Chlorine Institute (CI). As the manufacturer of LOX-8 thread sealant, Fluoramics has been a strong presence in the chlorine industry for more than 50 years. LOX-8 chemistry is engineered to withstand harsh chemicals [...]

Fluoramics LOX-8® Prevents Oxygen Leaks & Extends Service Life

Winona, Minn. - (February 18, 2021) LOX-8® Paste and Grease, by Fluoramics, Inc., are proven to prevent oxygen leaks and extend service life of respiratory therapy systems. Medical devices operate with a degree of precision, flexibility and sophistication that would astonish the inventors of early systems. However, the need for safety and reliability has [...]

Fluoramics’ LOX-8: Sealant of Choice with Ozone Sterilization/Purification Systems

(WINONA, MN, March 31, 2020) Non-touch sterilization/purification systems are used in medical setting to eradicate bacteria, viruses and odors. Ozone is the most powerful naturally-occurring oxidative agent and is a faster disinfectant that bleach. With its extra free radical oxygen molecule, ozone is able to destroy germs, viruses, and microbes that cause surface or [...]