parting compound

parting compound

[′pärd·iŋ ‚käm‚pau̇nd]
(metallurgy)
A material, such as silica or graphite, used to facilitate the separation of the cope and drag parting surfaces.

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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featured its complete line of products for the metalcasting industry, including Aquapart 11 with a graphite parting compound. Other products were Slikease release agent, Diluco diecasting lubricants and mold releases, and Gridlube hydraulic fluids and titan tool coating.