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A robust portfolio of mold release solutions designed for composites molding applications

Zyvax® brand mold release agents have been developed specifically to address the needs of molders of composites materials. A wide variety of choices are available to allow for finding a release agent optimized for your process.

Zyvax® CompositeShield™

CompositeShield™ is a high performance, semi-permanent release coating specifically formulated for use with advanced molding materials, such as; polyester, fiberglass, epoxy, graphite composites, polyimides, polybismaleimides, polyethylenes, polycarbonates and other various thermoset and thermoplastics materials.

Zyvax® Departure™

Departure™ release agent has been specifically formulated to meet the high performance requirements of the advanced composites industry by providing consistent, effortless releases without buildup on the tool. Departure™ is a versatile, solvent-free polymer that chemically bonds to the tool surface. It has been certified by the South Coast Air Quality Management District meeting stringent requirements on low VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds), no HAPs (Hazardous Air Pollutants), no ODCs (Ozone Depleting Chemicals) and no GWCs (Global Warming Compounds).

Zyvax® EnviroShield™

EnviroShield™ is a versatile semi-permanent solvent-free release agent. It is recommended for applications requiring superior surface finish with high gloss. EnviroShield™ can be used for releasing epoxies, phenolics, polyester resins, polyamides, polybismaleimides, various rubbers and elastomers.

Zyvax® Flex-Z™ 1.0 – 6.0

An array of six products with a common platform, Flex-Z™ provides flexibility in mold release levels. Formulated to control physical and chemical factors in polyester-molding environments, Flex-Z™ reduces prep time, eliminates sag and delivers predictable release across the performance spectrum from minimum to maximum slip.

Zyvax® MultiShield™

MultiSheild™ is a high performance, general purpose, semi-permanent release agent. It offers effective multiple release efficiency with a wide range of molding compounds, such as; epoxies, phenolics, polyester resins, polyimides, polybismaleimides, various rubbers and elastomers.

Zyvax® NanoRelease™

NanoRelease™ high performance water-based release agent offers multiple release efficiency across a wide range of molding compounds and from a variety of tooling materials, including but not limited to aluminum, steel, invar and epoxy or polyester composites.

Zyvax® TakeOff™

Zyvax® TakeOff­™ is a semi-permanent, water-based release agent for all resin systems in advanced composite molding. It is a ready-to-use product that cures rapidly and is suitable for all varieties of molding techniques. TakeOff™ is an environmentally conscious product that provides minimal transfer of release agent, high temperature stabilitiy, high abrasion resistance and is capable of multiple releases.

Zyvax® WaterShield™

WaterShield™ is a high performance solvent-free polymer release agent that has been created to give multiple releases while exceeding the most demanding environmental requirements. WaterShield™ can be used on molds that are exposed to wear or abrasion during the molding and de-molding processes.

The products listed here do not necessarily represent Chem-Trend’s full product offering. Other products may be available in your region which better suit your particular application. Please consult with your local Chem-Trend representative to assure that the product you are interested in is the most suitable for your needs and that you obtain the most up-to-date information.

Not all products listed are available in all regions of the world. Certain products may not be available in all forms (concentrate, ready-to-use, aerosol, etc.) in all regions of the world. Due to occasional changes in product offerings, product specifications may vary. In certain regions of the world the actual product name may vary slightly and contain additional letters at the end (suffix).

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