Release agent


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release agent

[ri′lēs ‚ā·jənt]
(materials)
A lubricant, such as wax or silicone oil, used to coat a mold cavity to prevent the molded piece from sticking when removed. Also known as mold release; parting agent.

Release agent

A substance that is applied to formwork in order to prevent adhesion between a concrete surface and the face of the form.

release agent

In formwork, any material that is used to prevent the bonding of concrete to a surface.
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Water based mold release agent is the most commonly used type of mold release agent as it is environment friendly.
Rolloff[R] 600 is a new sprayable release agent which, tests show, can improve productivity by up to 4 percent.
A synergistic effect was found by applying a very small quantity of a waterborne release agent on the PTFE coating, before every foam molding cycle.
This company is said to have significantly expanded its portfolio for the tire industry by acquiring bladder and release agent specialist Darmex, as well as Wacker Chemie's tire release agent business.
Thorough cleaning of the mould prior to coating will ensure the release agent cross links onto the mould surface.
SITTM has developed a concrete form release agent and asphalt release chemicals that they're marketing as a low-VOC's (volatile organic compounds), low-toxicity and a highly biodegradeable product that's a greener alternative to petroleum-based release agents.
With Lusin Alro OL 202 F, ChemTrend has introduced its first silicon-free, NSF-registered release agent specifically developed for use in the thermoplastics industry.
Although purely insulating coatings can be provided, the simplest strategy to benefit from this new technology is to protect the existing mold release agent (base layer) with a thin top layer based on the nanoceramic binder.
Safelease 30 PTFE-based, nonsilicone release agent has no solvents and is 100% water-based.
The invention provides an adhesive system comprising a blend of resin and a co-adhesive conjugated triglyceride drying oil acting as an internal release agent which is mixed with fibers for bonding composite panels such as oriented strand-board, particleboard, plywood, MDF, hardboard, and similar panels.
RCAI (OTCBB:RCAA), a world leader in environmentally-friendly industrial release agents and lubricants, announced today that it is launching a new promotion of its eco-friendly release agent to help tackle diesel abuse in asphalt handling.