Oil based hot forging lubricants containing lubricious suspended solids such as graphite have typically been applied to the die and often to the billet to facilitate forming. The oil-based lubricants are normally flammable and can ignite well below common operating temperatures.
Oil catch mufflers are designed to capture oil as it exist the vacuum pump exhaust. It includes drain mechanism. It is designed for the specific air flow of pump. This cleanable stainless steel internal screen catches the vacuum pump oil and helps to quiet the vacuum pump noise. The muffler is equipped with a 1 inch drain valve.