Product News: Materials & Material Processing

Mold Release Agent helps process pMDI particle board.

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April 7, 2014 - Producing low COF interaction, Michem Wood Release 2137 allows wood to release cleanly from press platen while producing lighter colored board with little to no buildup. Product is dilutable with water and is applied by spraying over fiber mat. Michem Wood Release 2137 also provides memory, but resists transfer from wood fiber to process, virtually eliminating process slip issues while optimizing productivity.

Michelman

9080 Shell Road, Cincinnati, OH, 45236, USA

Original Press Release

New Michem® Wood Release 2137 Helps Process pMDI Particle Board Efficiently and Cost-Effectively

Press release date: April 3, 2014

CINCINNATI, OH — Adding to its line of mold release agents for the wood composites industry, Michelman has introduced Michem Wood Release 2137, a mold release agent used in the production of particle board that uses pMDI as the adhesive.

Michem Wood Release 2137 produces a low COF interaction that allows wood to release cleanly from the press platen while producing a lighter colored board with little to no buildup.  Users will benefit from a low application rate and little to no nasal irritation.  The product is easily dilutable with water and is applied by spraying over the fiber mat.

Michem Wood Release 2137 also provides memory, but resists transfer from the wood fiber to the process, virtually eliminating process slip issues while increasing productivity.  Michelman has designed the new product offering to help customers process pMDI particleboard more efficiently and cost-effectively.

About Michelman
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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