Mold Release Coating is offered in aerosolized formulation.

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Frekote® S-50, water-based, non-flammable mold release coating, suits silicone rubber molding applications. Requiring no cure time at elevated temperatures, coating can be used in mold temperatures from 220 to 390 °F, at which molding commences as soon as water carrier evaporates. When applied to preheated surfaces, product forms thin, inert, thermally stable coating that releases most types of silicone rubber.



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Henkel Loctite Introduces Aerosolized Frekote S-50



Rocky Hill, Conn. - September 24, 2002. Henkel Loctite Corporation has introduced a new aerosolized formulation of Loctite® Frekote® S-50, a water-based mold release coating with excellent release and slip properties for demanding silicone rubber molding applications.

The convenient aerosol spray packaging for Frekote S-50 eliminates the need to invest in spray equipment, simplifying and reducing the overall cost of the coating application process. This non-flammable aerosol is an effective replacement for many fluorocarbon-based release agents.

Requiring no cure time at elevated temperatures, Frekote S-50 is designed for use in mold temperatures from 220°F to 390°F, at which molding commences as soon as the water carrier evaporates. When properly applied to a preheated surface, this product forms a thin, inert, thermally stable coating that releases most types of silicone rubber. The coating is formulated to provide low mold buildup and reduced reject rates.

For more information on aerosolized Loctite® Frekote® S-50, call 1-877-617-3682 or visit the website at www.frekote.com.

Since 1997, Henkel Loctite Corporation, formerly Loctite Corporation, headquartered in Dusseldorf, Germany, has been part of the Henkel Group. It operates in markets as diverse as electronics, automotive, aerospace, biomedical and general industry. Henkel is a leader in consumer brands and technologies. The branded business sectors are Laundry & Home Care, Cosmetics/Toiletries and Consumer and Craftsmen Adhesives. Henkel Technologies is the world market leader in Industrial Adhesives and Surface Technologies. The three systems businesses -- Henkel Industrial Adhesives and Sealants, Loctite Engineering Adhesives and Henkel Surface Technologies -- supported by their worldwide presence and strong technology base, are the pillars of Henkel Technologies' success. In Laundry & Home Care and in Cosmetics/Toiletries, Henkel holds a leading position in Europe. "Henkel - A Brand like a Friend": With strong brands and advanced technologies of superior quality and value Henkel makes people's lives easier, better and more beautiful. The company operates in more than 75 countries. In the second quarter of 2002, the Henkel Group generated sales of 2.49 billion euros and an operating profit (EBIT) of 168 million euros (including exceptional items). 48,818 employees work for the Henkel Group worldwide.

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