• Die Lubricants

    Chem-Trend's die lubricants have long been recognized as industry benchmarks. World-class technology, coupled with our unswerving commitment... Read More »

  • Casting Lubricants

    Our products are used around the globe by large and small producers of metal casted parts. We help our customer’s produce higher quality... Read More »

  • Squeeze Casting

    Squeeze casting is a process developed for making castings with very low porosity and high structural integrity. The key differences between... Read More »

  • Semi-solid Casting

    Semi-solid casting is a process where metal is partly solidified at the time of injection. The main benefit of this process is the ability to... Read More »

  • Low Pressure / Gravity Casting

    The process known as low-pressure die casting began when precisely dimensioned reusable steel molds began to be utilized to make castings. It... Read More »


  • Is die cooling an important property of a die lubricant?

    While die cooling is an intrinsic property of many die lubricants, it is not the most important property. For some applications a lot of cooling... Read More »

  • Can die lubricants contribute to gas porosity in the casting?

    Gas porosity can occur when the turbulence of the molten metal traps gas inside the casting. Excess die lubricant can create more gases in the... Read More »

  • How can die lubricants improve my productivity?

    Die lubricants that are designed to rapidly cool and adhere to the die surface form a protective film that prevents solder and provides... Read More »

  • Can silicone containing die lubricants affect the paintability of a casting?

    The paintability of a casting is more dependent on the efficiency of the cleaning process. Silicone containing die lubricants can be used to... Read More »

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