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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During this time, the die mold needed to be sprayed with a parting agent for the next casting cycle.
The six-axis robot uses the wait time to mount its spraying tool and apply a parting agent to the mold.
It is also said to be highly effective as a parting agent in plastic and rubber molding, extrusion and calendering operations.
The shelf-mounted robot-installed on top of the machine to save space--executes a precise spray pattern, which lowers the company's consumption of parting agent and decreases its costs.
Automation also removed its employees from the dangerous environment associated with the vaporized parting agent and clouds of metal flakes.
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.
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.