RTD Liquid

  • Ultimate cutting performance
  • Doubles tool life
  • Excellent surface finish
  • Reduces wear and tap breakages
  • Minimises waste and scrap
  • Reduced friction and increased wear resistance
  • Excellent extreme pressure performance
  • Multi metal compatibility

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Product information

RTD is the world leading, hand applied, lubricant for reaming, tapping and drilling and has been the market leader for over 60 years.

The RTD range contains technically advanced extreme pressure additives which significantly reduce friction at the cutting edge, giving superb performance.
As a result RTD extends tool life and promotes superior surface finish, bringing cost saving efficiencies as well as improved quality.

RTD Liquid is suitable for all metals including hardened steels, titaniums and nimonics. It can also be added to ordinary mineral cutting oil for the most severe cutting operations, such as broaching and gear cutting on the toughest metals.

RTD is a must have product for all machine shops, tool-rooms and maintenance departments.

Sulphur free and chlorine free versions of RTD are also available.

*RTD is a reaming, tapping and drilling lubricant which has been specifically formulated to double tool life.


  • Metalworking


  • Automotive
  • Construction
  • Engineering & Fabricators
  • Marine
  • Mining & Quarrying
  • Power Generation
  • Rail

Part Codes

  • Size: 400g
    Part Number: 53072
  • Size: 5L
    Part Number: 53076
  • Size: 20L
    Part Number: 53078
  • Size: 200L
    Part Number: 53079

RTD Demonstration

This video is a simple metalworking test that demonstrates how using ROCOL RTD liquid can avoid the cost of replacing expensive parts and make cutting tools last longer.

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