VS-HSS Universal HSS Stamping Lubricant

Metal Mates VS-HSS is a unique reverse-emulsion stamping and drawing lubricant designed for progressive dies and multi-forming operations with high strength steel.

The VS reverse emulsion technology prevents oily build up on parts and dies while providing maximum die life. This product contains extreme pressure additives with barrier lubrication to prevent scoring, cracking and rebounding in high strength steel. VS-HSS shows excellent performance on low, medium and high strength steel in light to moderate-duty applications. 


  • No cleaning required before welding
  • Improves die life
  • Excellent rust protection
  • Reduces scoring and cracking
  • No sticky residue
  • Won’t build up on dies
  • Cleaner, safer work environment


  • Spray, brush, roll coat or drip. Good on multiple substrates, please call for consultation on specific applications.

Packaging Details

Part No. US Net Contents Container Type Units/Case Color
MM1456 330 gal tote 1 creamy white

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Appearance / Physical State liquid
Odor mild
pH Value 8.0-9.0 at 10%
Specific Gravity 0.99
Flash Point >200F (>93C)
Boiling Point / Range 212F (100C)
Melting / Freezing Point 212F (100C)
Vapor Pressure <1
Vapor Density Heavier than air
Prop 65 Warning Yes
Total Chlorine Y
Dilution Ratio Typical Dilution: 3:1 to 6:1 (33-17%)

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