Products

Composites / Cleaners and Strippers

Products

The products below represent those that are most commonly used, but not all of the products that AXEL offers. Please contact us for additional assistance in identifying the best product for your application.

  

Product Number

Application Technique/Temperature

Type of Mold

Features

CleanWiz®

Solvent-based

CW-10/NC
Stripper

Scrub over mold surface;
Wait (in hot conditions, cover mold to slow evaporation); Water wash.

FRP, Epoxy, Aluminum, steel etc.

Recommended for removing heavy buildup of paste waxes. Also good for removing styrene buildup on textured, or non-skid mold areas.

CX-500
Cleaner

General purpose cleaner. Best used at ambient temperature.
Wipe on liberally and wipe off before dry

FRP, Epoxy, Metal

Quick flashing solvent blend that is a good first step for preparing molds for application of release.

CX-525
Cleaner/
Stripper

Designed primarily for cleaning warm molds in production.
Quick wipes clean minor residue while longer soaking will strip molds completely.

FRP, Epoxy, Metal

Excellent for in-process cleaning in RTM, compression etc. Effective at removing styrene and urethane buildup and mold release residue from molds.

Water-based

WCX
Stripper

SHAKE WELL
Scrub/rub liberally over mold surface;
Wait 15 minutes; Wipe off excess; Liberally water wash.

FRP, Epoxy, Metal
(except plated)

100% water-based stripper that will remove semi-permanent mold release and styrene hazing. Also recommended for removing silicone contamination from polishes, releases and other compounds.

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