Medium Density Fiberboard

We offer mold release agents for both continuous belt and multi-open press operations manufacturing medium density fiberboard (MDF). Michelman internal release agents provide excellent release and easy build-up removal. Michelman external continuous belt conditioners extend build-up times resulting in reduced cleaning frequency for improved efficiency.

Formulated Coatings for Medium Density Fiberboard belt cleanliness release

Michem® Release Agent 9004

(Proprietary release blend)

A platen coating that acts as a metal sealer. It imparts a low COF to seal the surface of the platen, produces a cleaner surface, and reduces the frequency of cleanings. It also provides a smoother board surface over time, requiring less sanding.


Michem® Wood Release 2240

(Proprietary release blend)

Designed for use as an internal release agent for the manufacture of pMDI pressed engineered wood products. It is applied upstream prior to the addition of resin providing excellent release at a low application rate and easy removal of build-up if occurring over time. It provides the added benefit of aiding cleanliness in the blow line and drier tube resulting in reduced downtime. Michelman internal application equipment is available for trialing.


Michem® Wood Release 3002

(Proprietary release blend)

A non-silicon, continuous belt conditioner for the manufacture of pMDI based Medium Density Fiberboard, Oriented Strand Board, Particleboard and other types of engineered wood. It is designed to continuously seal the surface of the steel belt providing a cleaner surface. This cleaner surface ultimately extends the frequency between cleaning and provides a smoother board surface for more consistent quality.


Michem® Wood Release 6015

(Proprietary release blend)

A proprietary release blend that is applied directly to the steel belt prior to pressing. It offers a low COF barrier and provides release of panels at low application rates.


Michem® Wood Release 7010

(Release spray solution)

For use with formaldehyde-based resins, this product increases process efficiency by improving mat integrity and limiting carbon buildup on the platen and belt surfaces.


Contact Michelman for more information or to request a sample.

Equipment for Medium Density Fiberboard

  • MWR-100

    Modular duplex blending system which precisely dilutes and applies Michelman release products