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Certified Metalworking Fluids Specialist

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Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers
Certified Metalworking Fluids Specialist
840 Busse Highway, Park Ridge
IL 60068-2376


Certified Metalworking Fluids Specialists are those individuals who have met minimum standards of experience, knowledge and written examination requirements as established by the STLE Metalworking Fluids Certification Committee to provide technical consultation in the field of metalworking fluids management.
This is an individual who evaluates and selects the proper metalworking fluids to use, as well as the appropriate fluid control measures. This individual controls inventories, conducts surveys, trains operating personnel, recommends operating parameters and fluid handling equipment, and troubleshoots metalworking fluid applications on the shop floor. Facilitating effective communication between fluid suppliers, end users, peers and other stakeholders is an essential function of a CMFS. This individual will have a basic knowledge of fluid chemistry, machining processes, tooling, filtration, metallurgy and waste treatment.

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Work Experience Required? Yes

Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 3 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? Yes

Renew through Re-Examination? Yes

Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)? Yes

Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? Yes

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