Midlands Lubricants Straight Tapping Oil Oil ML/SCO712

Midlands Lubricants is a supplier distributor of quality tapping oils specifically designed for single tapping or multi head auto tapping oils. When tapping it is important to apply the correct tapping oil as this results in a longer tap life, increasing production (less down time) with smooth more accurate threads. Midlands Lubricants Tapping Oils are equally adapt with non-ferrous and ferrous materials and act as a coolant as well as a lubricating agent. Our tapping oil is suitable for machining centres, thread forming and all major tapping applications, whether tapping vertically or horizontally. Midlands Lubricants can supply the correct tapping oil to the point of tapping either by brushing, squirting oil or fluid to provide sufficient lubrication to move swarf or chips from the tapping head.

Product Description:

Midlands Lubricants Straight Tapping Oil Oil ML/SCO712  


Midlands Lubricants Straight Cutting Oil ML/SCO712 is a Straight Cutting Oil is a highly loaded viscous lubricant for direct hand application. It is particularly suitable for use with difficult metals such as high alloy steels and in addition to tapping operations. Midlands Lubricants Straight Cutting Oil ML/SCO712 is a fantastic product ideal suited for reaming and drilling.

Midlands Lubricants Straight Cutting Oil ML/SCO712 can also be used as a booster pack for lighter duty straight cutting oils. Typically add 5% to standard cutting oil to enhance tool life and finish.


Chlorinated and sulphurised fatty additives in high quality mineral oil.

Physical Characteristics

  • Appearance Dark brown liquid
  • Odour Mild
  • Viscosity 395 – 435 cSt @ 40°C


Suitable for ferrous metals and high alloy steels. May stain some yellow metals at high temperatures, but not at ambient temperatures.

Midlands Lubricants Soluble Tapping Oil  

Midlands Lubricants Auto soluble Tapping Oil from Heavy Tapping to extremely light Fluid we provide extremely high performance multi-purpose tapping fluids. Free of mineral oil it gains its lubricity from high lubricity esters and chlorinated additives. It is suitable for ferrous and non-ferrous metals and as a result of its high viscosity is suitable for manual application where it provides good adhesion to the tool.

  • Appearance can be Milky or Transparent liquid
  • Excellent range of metals
  • Soft of Hard Water
  • Application Brush or squeezy bottle