Boosting the productivity, quality, and profitability of your operation can be achieved by utilizing highly specialized process aids. Informed by decades of helping customers like you produce parts for a variety of processes, Chem-Trend has developed a broad range of manufacturing process aids that work in unison with — and let you leverage — the release agents, die lubricants, tyre paints, and other key moulding and casting products you might have already adopted.
This comprehensive portfolio of products is designed to help you enhance your operations, making you more efficient, creating less scrap, and keeping your molds, tooling, and equipment in better working condition for longer. Chem-Trend has developed ancillary process aids specifically to suit your wide range of moulding and casting processes.
Ancillaries for Thermoplastics Processing
Your thermoplastics operation demands reliability and predictability to ensure maximum productivity and high-quality results. Chem-Trend serves the thermoplastics sector and your process with ancillary solutions that account for the variety of polymers and applications that require specific treatment. These solutions can help your process:
- Cleaners (including Degreasers) (Our “Frequently Asked Questions” give you answers to your questions about cleaners and degreasers for injection moulding and extrusion of thermoplastics.)
For example: Lusin® MC1718
- Lubricants (Our “Frequently Asked Questions” give you answers to your questions about lubricants in thermoplastic processing.)
For example: Lusin® LU1201F
- Protective Agents (including Rust Preventatives) (Our “Frequently Asked Questions” will give you answers to your questions about mould protectors for plastics processing.)
For example: Lusin® Protect G31F
- Flow Promoters (for rotational moulding applications)
Ancillaries for Die Casting
Keeping your die cast equipment in optimal condition is essential when you’re trying to avoid unplanned downtime while keeping your machine utilization rates up. The many challenges you face with your die casting process — which requires pushing equipment to extremes on a daily basis — can be overcome with Chem-Trend’s wide range of advanced ancillary process aids, which includes:
- Anti-Solder Paste
- Hot Spot Greases
- Quench Compounds
- Ladle Coats
- Water-based cleaner for the thorough cleaning of the central and individual dilution system
Ancillaries for Polyurethane Moulding
A total-system approach to polyurethane moulding can help you streamline your overall efforts. When you pair Chem-Trend® polyurethane moulding aids with our release agents for polyurethane, you combine the individual strengths of each product to support significant improvements in your production performance. These ancillary solutions include:
- Low Pressure Mixing Head Flush Solutions
- Anti-Squeak/Noise Reduction (NRT) Products
Ancillaries for Wood Fiber Pressing
As a wood fiber panel press operation, you are facing increasing challenges due to a changing regulatory and market environment. In addition, panel and engineered wood product producers must adjust to constantly changing materials and resin use. To assist you in meeting these challenges, Chem-Trend is continuously developing new technologies and ancillary solutions to help simplify this very complex environment, including:
- Plate/Platten Sealers
- Screen Primers and Sealers
Ancillaries for Tyre Moulding
As a manufacturer within the global tyre industry, you must continuously adapt as technologies progress and technical demands increase. You can successfully meet the ongoing and complex challenges you face daily with the help of Chem-Trend’s complementary and ancillary solutions. As the largest supplier of release agents to the industry, we intimately understand your needs and can help you improve your operations and the quality of your product.
- Tyre Mould Coatings
- Tyre Bladder Coatings
Ancillaries for Rubber Moulding
Manufacturers in rubber moulding can realize maximum productivity while reducing scrap rate by utilizing the leading-edge products Chem-Trend has developed through working with customers in a wide range of moulding applications. Beyond utilizing highly specialized semi-permanent or conventional release agents, your operation can also benefit from the following ancillary solutions:
- Mould Protectors
- Mandrel Lubricants
Ancillaries for Composites Moulding
The composites manufacturing process requires smart solutions that can help you increase efficiency and produce better end results. Whether you require composite moulding solutions in aerospace applications, automotive, construction, marine, recreational/sporting goods, or wind energy, and beyond, we have products that can help your operation, including:
Learn more about our broad portfolio of Ancillary Process Aids and full suite of solutions by visiting our Solution Finder or Contact Us today.
FAQs: The Lusin® range of products for thermoplastics processing
What’s special about Lusin® products? Does Chem-Trend offer any Lusin® brand thermoplastics products approved for use in the food industry? You can find the answers to these and even more questions in our FAQs.
FAQs: Lubricants for injection moulding and extrusion in thermoplastics processing
Is it possible to inhibit the transfer of lubricants for ejector pins to demoulded parts? How long does the lubricating effect last? You can find the answers to these and even more questions in our FAQs.
FAQs: Mould cleaners and degreasers for injection moulding and extrusion in thermoplastics processing
What is the difference between a mould cleaner and a degreaser (surface cleaner)? Do mould cleaners remove polyolefins? You can find the answers to these and even more questions in our FAQs.
FAQs: Mould protectants for injection moulding and extrusion in thermoplastic processing
What kind of mold protectants exist and What are the advantages and disadvantages of
those different types of mold protectants? You can find the answers to these and even more questions in our FAQs.