Hougen Manufacturing Inc

3001 Hougen Dr
Swartz Creek,  MI  48473-7935

United States
  • Booth: B6318

 Press Releases


    The New RotaGel™ Cutting Lube provides maximum adhesion to the tool and visually assures thorough coverage.

    Hougen Manufacturing, Inc., (Swartz Creek, MI) the leading manufacturer of magnetic drills and annular cutters announces their new RotaGel™ Cutting Lube. In most metalworking applications, nothing is more important than proper tool lubrication. RotaGel Cutting Lube is an is an industrial lubricant that provides superior protection to the cutting tool even in hard, high torque machining applications.

    RotaGel Cutting Lube is a very environmentally safe lubricate because its core ingredients are based off of a food grade lubricant. It is non-toxic and biodegradable.

    With the consistency of a creamy gel, RotaGel has properties that help it adhere to the tool and reduce friction throughout the cut. Because it is formulated with a Hougen blue color, it allows the operator to consistently gauge where the lubricant is applied and visually assures thorough coverage. Designed for use on all metals including: carbon steel, stainless steel, inconel, hastalloy, titanium, aluminum and other alloys and exotics. RotaGel is a versatile cutting lubricant that provides maximum lubrication and increased tool life with many different applications and tools. Example of applications include: annular cutters, taps, drills, saws, reamers, endmills, general lubrication and more. Not only does RotaGel provide lubrication to cutting tools, it also improves hole and surface finishes.

    RotaGel is available in single net weight 8 oz. (227g) tubes (Part No. 11748) or in a case of ten tubes (Part No. 11748-10). The product is made in the USA.


  • HMD906 High Speed Mag Drill
    Get more tool life out of carbide annular cutters with the high speed, high torque HMD906. Available with two different arbor systems....

  • New High Speed Mag Drill for Carbide Cutters

    The new HMD906 magnetic drill from Hougen Manufacturing is designed to make the most out of carbide annular cutters. Carbide tooling performs best when turned at a higher RPM and the HMD906 does just that. With a high torque, high RPM motor, the HMD906 cuts holes more efficiently with carbide then standard mag drills. The drill is also available with one of two different arbor configurations. The New arbor uses the tool-less quick change system for rapidly switching out cutter sizes that utilize the one-touch shank. The second arbor takes advantage of more tool life using the rigid two flat system. The drill also includes: two speed motor, pilot light, two stage magnet, and the Hougen operator safety system. The HMD906 has a hole capacity up to 2” in diameter and 2” deep. Weighs only 35 lbs and is Made in the USA.

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