Frequently asked questions for
Here are some of the most frequently asked questions with their answers from Lubricants and Mold Release.
Wetting and dispersing additives can help to keep the particles dispersed and suspended and avoid sedimentation. DISPERBYK-2157 and BYK-P 105 are first recommendations to test.
DISPERBYK-2012 and DISERPBYK-2015 will significantly reduce the viscosity of the graphite in water dispersion.
CLAYTONE-40 is our first recommendation as thickener for high temperature applications and NSF H1 approval. As an ingredient for lubricants and greases it is NSF HX-1 listed.
Wax emulsions based on Polypropylen do show a very low build up and residue in the hot mold after several cycles. AQUACER 3500 and AQUACER 597 are typical PP wax emulsions as release agents for this kind of application.