parting agent

parting agent

[′pärd·iŋ ‚ā·jənt]
(materials)

parting agent

A material applied to one or both surfaces of a sheet to prevent adhesion to other sheets; a release agent.
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Release agent, also known as parting agent is a chemical applied to the surface to avoid substances sticking to it.
It long has been used as a parting agent. However, because the application of carbon can negatively affect its working environment, it is used only as a plunger lubricant.
Tool II is created from a composite lay-up of glass fabric and epoxy tooling resin applied on Tool I, the surface of which has been prepared with a parting agent. When the lay-up is cured an removed from Tool I, the result-is a split female mold, Tool II.
To fabricate the final part, the surface of Tool III is prepared with a parting agent. Next, glass fabric fully wetted with RTV silicone resin is applied successively ply by ply.
It is also said to be highly effective as a parting agent in plastic and rubber molding, extrusion and calendering operations.
Once the Kuka KR 30 robot receives the signal from the unloading inspection that the part is complete, the Kuka KR 60 K shelf-mounted robot sprays the mold of the diecasting machine with a high pressure watersoluble parting agent, thus ensuring that the next casting also will be easy to remove.
Foundries can expect improvements in: air/hydraulic savings, installation footprint, productivity (up to 20%), minimal or zero pit requirements, reduced noise (75 dBA) and efficient parting agent spraying (as containment eliminates contaminants from the work zone and reduces consumption by one-half).
The buildup that occurs on tooling may be caused by resin or silicon from the parting agent. A resin system that releases well or allows more blows between release applications allows the cleaner coreboxes to run longer.
This work includes a comparison of different parting agents on the storability of the polymers and on the properties of the compound in which they are used.
Offers a complete line of external mold releases and other mold care products, including silicone, non-silicone and paintable parting agents, mold cleaners, mold rust preventives and mold lubricants.
Offers a complete line of external mold releases and other mold care products, including silicone, nonsilicone and paintable parting agents, mold cleaners, mold rust preventives and mold lubricants.