1.1 This classification covers and is designed to standardize and consolidate the terminology, nomenclature, and classification of metalworking fluids and related materials.
1.2 Metalworking fluids includes both metal removal and forming fluids. These are the coolants and lubricants associated with both types of processes.
1.3 This classification implies no evaluation of product quality or suitability for a given metalworking operation.
1.4 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.