Product News: Materials & Material Processing
Mold Release Agent works with pMDI-based composite wood panels.
Press Release Summary:
January 6, 2014 - Used in production of pMDI-based oriented strand board and linear strand lumber, Michem® Wood Release 1117A resists transfer from wood fiber to process, eliminating process slip issues. Degree of COF interaction allows wood to release cleanly from press plate, which also results in production of lighter colored board with reduced buildup. Designed for minimal nasal irritation and dilutable with water, product can be applied by spraying over fiber mat, board caul, or press plate.
Original Press Release
Michem® Wood Release 1117A Provides Mold Release for pMDI-Based Composite Wood Panels
Press release date: January 2, 2014
CINCINNATI, OH — Michelman has introduced Michem Wood Release 1117A, a mold release agent used in the production of pMDI based oriented strand board and linear strand lumber. It produces a low COF interaction that allows the wood to release cleanly from the press plate, while producing a lighter colored board with reduced buildup.
Michem Wood Release 1117A resists transfer from the wood fiber to the process, virtually eliminating process slip issues while increasing productivity. It also exhibits minimal nasal irritation compared to other soap based products. It is easily dilutable with water and can be applied by spraying over the fiber mat, board caul or press plate.
Michelman has been serving the needs of the wood fiber composites industry for over a decade and offers a complete line of mold release agents, trial spray equipment and expertise required to help customers process pMDI based wood panels efficiently and cost effectively.
Michelman is a global developer of water-based barrier and functional coatings for flexible film packaging, paperboard, and corrugated cartons; and water-based surface modifiers, additives and polymers for numerous industries including wood and floor care, industrial coatings, inks, fibers, composites, and construction products. Michelman serves its multinational and regional customers with production facilities in the U.S., Europe and Singapore, and a worldwide network of highly trained field technical support personnel.
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