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Thermoplastics / Rotational Molding

Products

The following products represent those that are most commonly used in rotational molding. These releases are suitable for use with fabricated and cast aluminum and steel molds and plated metal surfaces. Solvent-based mold releases are generally preferable for cast iron molds.

PLEASE NOTE: AXEL can provide other types of internal mold release for resins other than polyolefins. If you are rotationally molding nylon or other types of resin, please contact us for a recommendation.

 

EXTERNAL MOLD RELEASES

 

 

Product No.

Primary Use

Features/Benefits

Application

XTEND®

Water-based

W-4008

All PE, PP, & PA

High-performance, long lasting semi-permanent release provides quick and easy demolds, and the highest number of demolds prior to needing reapplication. Provides excellent cosmetics, and minimal build-up.

Wipe or spray on ambient to warm molds. Mold up to 1000°F/528°C. No baking required.

W-4016

XLPE

Med to high slip, semi-permanent designed for cross-linked polyethylene. Also works for all grades of PE.

Wipe or spray on ambient to warm molds. No baking required.

Solvent-
based

19RSS

LDPE, LLDPE,
MDPE, HDPE, PP

Quick, easy-to-apply, semi-permanent release; often preferred for short runs or cast iron molds. High slip for difficult to release parts.

Wipe or spray on ambient to warm molds.

MoldWiz®

Water-based

WB-4606

XLPE

Low to medium slip. Excellent for eliminating coining and pock-marking. Can also be used as a general purpose release for other PE grades.

Wipe or spray on ambient to warm molds. No baking required.

WB-4707

Parting lines, pins,
inserts, cores

Very high-slip for parting lines. Keeps parting lines clean and free of resin. Also excellent for pins, cores, inserts, etc.

Wipe on or dip at ambient to warm.

INTERNAL MOLD RELEASE

MoldWiz®

Powder

INT-33LCA

All types of PP and PE

Imparts excellent release for difficult parts, as well as, providing improved flow, and anti-static properties. Does not impair mold in graphics, post-applied labels, etc.

Typical addition rate is .05% - .1% of the weight of the resin. May be dry blended, although addition prior to grinding or compounding can also be done.

CLEANERS

CleanWiz®

 

Water-based

WCX

Cleaning all types of molds

100% water-based stripper for removing light mold build-up or color plate-out.

Scrub over ambient molds& allow to soak for 5-15 mins, scrub with abrasive pad to remove build-up, then rinse with water and dry.

Solvent-based

CX-200HS

Cleans most tools

Removes build-up of mold release and plate-out of color and resin. For light to moderate build-up.

Scrub over ambient molds & allow to soak for 5-15 mins, scrub with abrasive pad to remove build-up, then rinse with water and dry.

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