AF 2000 Semi Synthetic Sawing Fluid is chemically designed to help prevent chip build up. It’s one-of-a-kind formula makes it easier for chips to wash away from the application surface as you make a cut. This prevents buildup of debris in the critical parts of your band saw, like behind the wheels or the blade guide system. A quality lubricant can help to improve the life of regular band saw wear parts by up to 30%. AF 2000 sawing fluid is designed for use with carbon, alloy, stainless, and high alloy steels, in addition to exotic alloys and cast iron.