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Typical Loading Level of MoldWiz® Internal Mold Release in epoxy resin, resin,  is 0.5% - 1.5%, based on resin weight, and depending on the type of molding process. Resin formulations with higher filler loading generally require higher loadings of internal release.

 

Cure Type / Group Classification

Product
Number

Typical Application /Comments

MoldWiz®

Aliphatic amines
Example: DETA

INT-1846N2

Neutralized to prevent acceleration of cure

Aliphatic amines

INT-1850HT

For higher temperature processing
>350°F/175°C

Cycloaliphatic amines
Example: PACM

INT-1840

For quick curing; filament winding

INT-1846

Aromatic amines,
MDA & non-MDA based

INT-1859B

 High temperature cures

>450°F/230°C 

INT-1881B

INT-1888LE

Acid anhydride
Example: phthalic anhydide

INT-1890M

 

 

INT-1888LE

Acid anhydride,
w/ tertiary amine or immidazole
Example: MTHPA

INT-1846N2

High temperature cures
>350°F/175°C; pultrusion

INT-1881B

Systems with high Tg; pultrusion

INT-1888LE

Anhydride
general purpose

INT-1859B

 

Water dispersible amines or
polyamides

INT-EP545(SL)

Good dispersion for epoxy emulsions; suitable for treating surface veils

DICY (immidazole accelerated)

INT-1324

Pre=preg or wet systems

DICY (non-accelerated)

INT-1329

Pre-preg or wet systems

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