• What are the key factors in selecting a proper mold release for the task?

    Key selection factors are:

    • Type of foam being produced (rigid, seating, RIM, etc.)
    • Molding temperature range
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  • Ancillary Molding Products for Shoe Soling

    Chem-Trend offers a complete line of mold cleaners designed to address the needs of virtually any type of polyurethane manufacturing process.... Read More »

  • Release Agents for Shoe Soling

    Chem-Trend release agents are specifically tailored for use with either polyester or polyether foam systems. Our decades of experience working... Read More »

  • Shoe Soling Polyurethane

    Polyurethane systems for footwear soling can be based on either polyester or polyether polyols. These two system types have individually unique... Read More »

  • MDI / pMDI

    MDI and pMDI are utilized in a wide range of applications related to molded, formed and pressed materials. Chem-Trend has a long established... Read More »

  • Spray Polyurethane / Spray Skin

    Spray polyurethane skin is the process of spraying a thin film of elastomeric polyurethane (PU) on to a mold. When the PU cures, the film is... Read More »

  • Polyurethane

    Injection molding is a common process for many polyurethane products. Examples of the various markets that use polyurethane injection molding... Read More »


  • Ancillary Molding Products

    Mold Cleaners for Polyurethane Molding

    Chem-Trend® Mold Cleaners are designed to address the needs of virtually any type... Read More »

  • Mold Release Agents

    Our mold release agents for polyurethane provide a competitive advantage to the largest and smallest manufacturers alike. We offer both water- and... Read More »

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