Chem-Trend for molding and casting

A broad product portfolio to address diverse molding and casting challenges

During our greater than 50 years of on-site involvement with molding and casting operations around the world we have built a robust family of value-adding Chem-Trend® branded products. Our portfolio includes products developed and refined to meet the diverse needs of die cast, polyurethane, tire and wood composite molding, pressing and casting operations.

Ancillary Processing Aids

Our line of Chem-Trend® ancillary products includes a wide range of aids tailored to your processing requirements, enhancing your operational efficiency. From anti-squeak products for polyurethane molding, to ladle coats for die casting operations, to pin lubricants for thermoplastic processing operations and more, Chem-Trend® ancillary products are developed to address your challenges. To learn more about these products visit our section on Other Process Aids.

Bladder Coatings

Chem-Trend® bladder coatings protect tire curing bladders against chemical and abrasive attack during their service life, leading to significantly extended bladder life. To learn more about these products visit our page on Bladder Coatings in the Tire Manufacturing Aids section of this website.

Die Lubricants

Tackle soldering, porosity, buildup and environmental challenges in your die casting operation with Chem-Trend® liquid and powdered die lubricants that are designed to reduce cycle times and increase productivity. To learn more about these products visit our Die Lubricants page in the Die Casting section of this website.

Mandrel Lubricants

Chem-Trend® mandrel lubricants are designed to provide lubrication for formed hoses made on rigid steel or aluminum mandrels, and create a film that offers a slippery surface for straight but flexible hoses that are made on long-length nylon or rubber mandrels. To learn more about these products visit our section on Other Process Aids.

Mold Cleaners

Chem-Trend® mold cleaners help in the finish cleaning and removal of stubborn deposits from the mold to bring it to proper production standards. These aggressive cleaners attack buildup and can provide a grease-free surface for molding. To learn more about these products visit our section on Other Process Aids.

Mold Coatings

Regardless of the complexity of your mold, Chem-Trend® mold coatings are designed to help seal the mold and fill in imperfections to improve its surface quality, which results in better release of the part with less frequent application and improved efficiency. To learn more about these products visit our section on Other Process Aids.

Mold Protectants

Keep your molds in good working condition and extend their life and serviceability with Chem-Trend® mold protectants that are custom-made for corrosion protection and help achieve a more efficient start-up process, as well as offering short- or long-term storage protection options. To learn more about these products visit our section on Other Process Aids.

Release Agents

Chem-Trend® mold release agents are available in water- and solvent-based formulations for a wide variety of applications. We provide conventional (sacrificial), semi-permanent and silicone-free release agents to address a wide range of applications. With industry-leading technologies that deliver customized solutions for your manufacturing requirements, Chem-Trend is a recognized leader in the field of mold release agents. To learn more about these products visit our Mold Release Agents product overview section.

Mold Sealers

Chem-Trend® mold sealers work in combination with release agents to enhance release from the mold by forming a durable barrier that inhibits mechanical and chemical bonding during the molding process. To learn more about these products visit our section on Other Process Aids.

Plate Sealers

Defend against chemical and mechanical attack of your wood composite pressing surfaces with Chem-Trend® plate/platten sealers that keep surfaces cleaner, maintain board quality and reduce downtime. To learn more about these products visit our section on Other Process Aids.

Plunger Lubricants

Chem-Trend® plunger lubricants are industry leading products that include a family of water- and oil-based lubricants as well as pellet and powder lubricants, all designed to increase shot life, protect shot sleeves and plunger tips and stand up to the demanding specifications of die casting operations. To learn more about these products visit our Plunger Lubricants page in the Die Casting section of this website.

Screen Primers & Sealers

Equip your wood composite pressing surfaces with the ultimate protection with Chem-Trend® screen primers and sealers that are designed to enhance release agent performance by reducing resin buildup and porosity and conditioning pressing surfaces. To learn more about these products visit our section on Other Process Aids.

Tire Paints

Minimize curing-related defects, optimize finished tire appearance, extend the life of critical manufacturing components, such as curing bladders, and reduce costs in your tire processing operations with Chem-Trend® inside and outside tire paints. To learn more about these products visit our pages on Inside Tire Paints and Outside Tire Paints in the Tire Curing/Vulcanization section of this website.

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