Michem® Wood Release 1117A

Brand Family Overview

U-Nyte™ products are fiberglass mat binders formulated with phenoxy toughened epoxy resin and compounded with a curing agent. They are used in the manufacturing of nonwoven and textile rolled goods, are compatible with vinyl ester, unsaturated polyester, epoxy and urethane, and are available in powder and flake form.

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Usage

Release agent for pMDI based oriented strand board, linear strand board and particleboard engineered wood. It provides a low COF coating creating release of the wood fiber from the press plate, resulting in a lighter colored board with reduced buildup. Operating with this product virtually eliminates process slip issues resulting in improved productivity. Exhibits minimal nasal irritation compared to other soap based products.

Description

Proprietary release blend

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Laminated Strand Boardrelease
Oriented Strand Boardrelease

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Physical Properties

These physical properties are typical but should not be considered specifications.

AppearanceClear liquid
pH9.5 - 12.5
Percent Non-Volatile16.5 - 17.5
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 0 - 200
Spindle Number2
RPM60

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (MWR1117A)
SNG (MWR1117A.S)

Application Data

Michem® Wood Release 1117A is easily dilutable with water and can be applied by spraying over the fiber mat, board caul or press plate. Soft or deionized water is recommended for dilution.

Storage

Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Product containers should be kept closed prior to use and when not in use..