Chem-Trend Announces Expanding Availability of Breakthrough Efficiency Improvement Product for Composites Industry

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Chemlease® CPR, available in North America, to expand into European, Asian market, aiding in prevention of pre-release for manufacturers of large composite products

Chem-Trend, a global manufacturer of release agents and other process chemical specialties, announced today that it will be expanding to Asia and Europe the availability of its Chemlease® CPR semi-permanent release agent designed to prevent or reduce pre-release of composite parts from a mold. Chemlease® CPR also provides excellent release once the molded product has cured. Chemlease® CPR has been available in North America for over a year and has performed exceptionally well in field trials in Europe, where manufacturing conditions sometimes differ. The product will be made fully available there and in Asia before the end of the year.

Chemlease® CPR addresses Chem-Trend customer needs for use with larger, fiber reinforced plastic parts in markets such as marine manufacturing. Until now, the phenomenon of pre-release has presented challenges to large-part molders who must instead rely on waxes, requiring frequent reapplication. Chemlease® CPR effectively reduces the concern of pre-release in using a semi-permanent agent, a true breakthrough in the industry that results in significant savings in material costs, labor and potential part scrap.

About Chem-Trend
Chem-Trend is a global organization with sales offices in 17 countries and associated distributors in more than 50 countries that are supported by Chem-Trend's headquarters in Michigan, USA and its manufacturing sites around the globe. Chem-Trend has a singular focus of developing and manufacturing innovative chemical specialties for use in the die casting, rotational molding, general rubber, polyurethane, tire, thermoplastic and composite industries. By becoming directly involved in the customer's process Chem-Trend applies its knowledge and development expertise to provide the customer with customized solutions to problems and to improve productivity. At the core of its business are industry-standard mold release agents, die lubricants, tire paints and purging compounds engineered to maximize productivity while delivering high-quality finished parts.

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