About Hangsterfer’s Laboratories

Dr. William Hangsterfer founded Hangsterfer's Laboratories in 1937

Dr. William Hangsterfer, founder of Hangsterfer’s Laboratories, Inc.


Hangsterfer’s Laboratories, Inc. specializes in the research, development, custom formulation, and manufacture of a full-line of high quality metalworking lubricants. This includes emulsifiable oils, semi-synthetics, synthetics, straight cutting oils, drawing and forming compounds, EDM fluid, and machine lubricants. Our products are REACH, RoHS and SVHC compliant and are custom formulated with our Next Generation® technology to meet all your needs.


Improve your surface quality and tool life when machining, grinding and forming aluminum, chrome, nickel, Stainless Steel, titanium and the alloys they help constitute. All products are produced in an ISO 9001:2015 certified facility.


Dr. William Hangsterfer founded the company in 1937 and we are currently in our third generation of leadership and our original founder’s vision is still evident,


“To develop the world’s most efficient metalworking lubricants and compounds.”


Wherever you are in the metalworking industry, we’ll help you make the cut and exceed your expectations without compromise to health, safety or environmental concerns.

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