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Mold Release Agents and Sealers help produce polyurethane foams.

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November 26, 2012 - Loctite® Frekote® PU7000™ is designed for open cell or gloss surface foams, while PU7001™ release agent and PU7200™ mold sealer are suited for flexible polyurethane or semi-rigid polyurethane foams. Spray applied at temperatures from 95-149°F are thermally stable to 450°F and dry in 30 sec when exposed to ambient moisture at 110°F. Solvent-based polymers offer low mold buildup and minimal transfer during production of polyurethane foams and thermoplastic resins, coatings, and films.

Original Press Release

New Frekote® Mold Release Agents for Polyurethane Foams

Press release date: November 9, 2012

Exceptional Performance on a Variety of Substrates, Including Polyurethane Foams and Thermoplastics

Rocky Hill, Conn. - A new line of Loctite® Frekote® mold release agents and sealers from Henkel Corporation is designed for use on a variety of substrates, including rigid and elastomeric open cell polyurethane foams. Easy to apply and fast curing, Loctite® Frekote® PU7000™, PU7001™ and PU7200™ semipermanent release agents offer low mold buildup and minimal transfer to simplify production of polyurethane foams and thermoplastic resins, coatings and films.

The three new Frekote® products are clear, solvent-based polymers that are spray applied at temperatures between 95°F and 149°F, drying in just 30 seconds when exposed to ambient moisture at 110°F. All three products are thermally stable to 450°F.

For flexible, resilient polyurethane foams, Loctite® Frekote® PU7000™ allows many releases of open cell or gloss surface foams before mold cleaning is required. Loctite® Frekote® PU7001™ is a high-slip, low transfer release agent that requires very little cleaning of molds and is designed for flexible, resilient polyurethane foams or semirigid polyurethane foams. Loctite® Frekote® PU7200™ is a mold sealer and release agent offering high slip and minimal transfer on both flexible and semirigid polyurethanes.

Loctite® Frekote® PU7000™, PU7001™ and PU7200™ semipermanent release agents are ideal for use on rigid polyurethane foams found on sporting equipment, safety padding, seating and protective guards; on elastomeric, open cell polyurethane foams used in pillows and mattresses; and on thermoplastic resins, coatings and films.

Henkel has created a detailed product brochure and website to provide information on the complete Loctite® Frekote® line. For more information, go to www.henkelna.com/frekote or call 1-800-LOCTITE (562-8483).

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Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three business areas: Laundry & Home Care, Beauty Care and Adhesive Technologies. Founded in 1876, Henkel holds globally leading market positions both in the consumer and industrial businesses with well-known brands such as Persil, Schwarzkopf and Loctite. Henkel employs about 47,000 people and reported sales of $21.7 billion and adjusted operating profit of $2.8 billion in fiscal 2011. Henkel’s preferred shares are listed in the German stock index DAX.

Henkel Corporation
Engineering Adhesives
One Henkel Way
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
Tel: 1-800-LOCTITE (562-8483)
Tel: 860-571-5100
www.henkelna.com/industrial


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