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32 oz. Dark Thread Cutting Oil

$7.15
  • Specifically formulated for high-speed cutting machines
  • Extends the life of the machine by keeping it running cool
  • The formula is anti-mist and non-staining
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About This Product

Extend the life of your cutting machine and help it run smoothly with this dark thread cutting oil. Designed for high-speed cutting machines, it offers a special mixture of sulfonated and chlorinated oils for high-film strength. For more durability, this anti-mist oil doesn't stain and isn't affected by the weather.

Highlights

  • Formulated for high-speed cutting machines
  • Special mixture of sulfonated and chlorinated oils provides high film strength
  • Keeps machines running cooler and extends their life
  • Anti-mist and non-staining formula is not affected by weather
  • Specifically formulated for high-speed cutting machines
  • Lubricant
  • Return Policy

Product Information

Internet # 202078159

Model # 30204

Store SKU # 1000680611

Store SO SKU #125490

Specifications

Dimensions: H 10 in, W 10.75 in, D 2 in

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)

2 in

Product Height (in.)

10 in

Product Width (in.)

10.75 in

Details

Container Size (oz.)

32

Maintenance, Repair & Supplies Product Type

Miscellaneous Repair Kit

Minimum Temperature (F)

32 F

Pack Size

1

Returnable

90-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty

1 year

Questions & Answers

19Questions
caret
Q:Is this product good to use with annular cutters?
by|Jul 13, 2024
1 Answer
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A:  Check with the bit manufacturer on what lubricant is approved for use. Our dark cutting oil can be used to aid in drilling through metal surfaces.

by|Jul 15, 2024
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    Q:What isle is cutting oil on
    by|Jun 20, 2023
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    A:  You posted this on the app. The app always shows which aisle a product is in. Although, you have to first click on the store - where it says “x items in XYZ store.”

    by|Dec 1, 2023
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      Q:Can this be used in a paper shredder?
      by|Feb 20, 2023
      1 Answer
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      A:  Not for use on stainless steel or a soft metal for example aluminum, refer to manufacture of the paper shredder for approved lubricants.

      by|Feb 21, 2023
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        Q:why arent all reviews as good as WarrenJim 's is here ? Im just giving him a shout out for such a robust review of the product!
        by|Aug 9, 2022
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        Customer Reviews

        4.7 out of 5

        • 4.7 out of 184 reviews
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        I used this cutting oil to catch the metal slivers and help keep them from going into the void of...
        I used this cutting oil to catch the metal slivers and help keep them from going into the void of the motor in my chainsaw. I had to use a helicoil to tap and re-thread for a spark plug. This oil did keep almost all metal out of the engine.
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        This review is from 16 oz. Dark Thread Cutting Oil
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        This tread cutting oil works at least as well as the brand I normally use (I will call it Brand T...
        This tread cutting oil works at least as well as the brand I normally use (I will call it Brand T), it is a little thicker than my Brand T, so it stays on the tap a little better. The torque it takes to run the tap through the metal with both brands is very close so I will say that there is no difference between the two. It has a nice flip up pouring spout so it is easy to put it where you want it. All in all it does what it is supposed to do.
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        6 found this review helpful
        This review is for the Oatey 30203 Dark Cutting Oil, which I got a chance to check out. I'm not a...
        This review is for the Oatey 30203 Dark Cutting Oil, which I got a chance to check out. I'm not a machinist, nor (any longer) a mechanic - just a DIY'er homeowner who sometimes has to drill, tap, or thread some work or another. I don't own a lathe, just a drill press, and the threading/tapping I do is done by hand. The Oatey Dark Cutting Oil is specifically labeled for use in 'high speed' machines; my tap/die set is nice, but 'high speed' it ain't. However, I wanted to try the Oatey to see if I noticed any performance difference in the oils I normally use (which has been traditionally anything on hand, from WD-40 to 3-In-1 Oil to automatic transmission fluid). Having recently acquired the new tap/die set, though, I figured I'd up my game and use actually cutting oil. The bottom line - yes, it seems to make a difference; the work seems to go easier with the Oatey 30203 oil than it did with general lubricants. Of course, I'm not threading out an engine block - I just ran some practice runs on threading/tapping nuts and bolts and rod like I normally would do through the course of working on my own toys around the shop and house. Hand tools, of course, don't build up a ton of heat to begin with - there's just not enough RPM to start burning either bits or metal. That being said, with a hand tap you can definitely feel the difference when using an oil rather than trying to go "dry". The oil lubes the tool edge and offers a way to get the shavings and bits of metal out of the way of the work. There's a slight odor to the 30203 oil, but not enough to make the Boss complain when I used it in my basement workshop (it's winter, so the windows are all closed making odors even more noticeable). Oatey does note that contact with skin, eyes, or inhaling the fumes is to be avoided. You'll want to read the warnings on the bottle before using this stuff. Speaking of the bottle, it comes with a pop-up nozzle (see the attached photo), like you'd find on a can of lighter fluid - that's a nice touch that makes it easier to apply the product. If it had just a screw off pour top a lot of the fluid would go to waste. A little bit of the dark oil seems to go a long way; I tend to stop and apply a little more as the job progresses. I figure the oil costs a lot less than a replacement bit would cost for my tap/die set. Oatey lists the metals that 30203 is good for; if you work with aluminum you may want to look at a different product. Oatey makes a lighter oil for that, and for using hand tools. However, I wanted to see, for my own work, if I can get by with just one type of oil. YMMV, depending on your usage. For me, this is a 'set it and forget it' product; after testing out in my basement shop I don't think I'll bother to stock any other cutting oils. I just don't do enough of that type of work to justify multiple oils - but I sure don't want to go back to "whatever is on hand", either. The Oatey Dark cutting oil will, I think, work well for me in any of the usual binds I find myself in. The Oatey 30203 Dark Cutting Oil is made in the U.S. and offers the 90-day return warranty from Home Depot and a 1-year limited warranty from Oatey. HTH Regards, Jim
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        This review is from 16 oz. Dark Thread Cutting Oil
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        20 found this review helpful
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        This review is from 16 oz. Dark Thread Cutting Oil
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        This review is from 16 oz. Dark Thread Cutting Oil
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        Good product. Does the job.
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        I was told that the oil would help me cut stainless steel. It didn't. Bought a set of titanium drill bits and they did the trick.
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        This review is from 16 oz. Dark Thread Cutting Oil
        Response from OateyFeb 16, 2024
        Thank you for writing a review. We realize your experience with our product has been less than ideal and we would like to have the opportunity to change that, as quality is a top priority at Oatey. If you are still having issues with this product, please reach out to us directly at technical@oatey.com so that we can help. Oatey
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        This delivery was a life changing experience. I ordered it and it came to my home. That’s it, but since we have to fill out a customer satisfaction questionnaire on every single purchase we make these days I wanted the world to know that my experience was so fantastic that I may give bottles of thread cutting oil to all of my friends and family next year at Christmas. Not everyone can pick the correct item from a shelf, put it in a box and send it to the correct address so I salute the Home Depot team for the flawless execution. You are simply amazing.
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        I had never used this cutting oil in the past so I wasn’t sure what to expect. I personally am using it to cut through multiple 1/8” steel plates at one time. There’s a little smoke but it’s a night and day difference vs not using anything. Definitely takes the worry out of my drill bit fusing with the plates and snapping in half, like it did without any oil! The bit was totally fine after pretty consistent drilling for 2 hrs.
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