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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Release agent

A substance that is applied to formwork in order to prevent adhesion between a concrete surface and the face of the form.
Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture Copyright © 2012, 2002, 1998 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved

release agent

In formwork, any material that is used to prevent the bonding of concrete to a surface.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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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.
Chem-Trend, Howell, Mich., has developed Lusin Lub O 32 F, which acts as both a release agent and lubricant for processing PET preforms and films, thus eliminating the need for multiple products.
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.
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