Release agent

Substances usually based on organic oils, grease or silicones, which are used for treating moulds for example for metall stamp moulding or plastic injection moulding. It enables to release the molded piece from the mould.

Usually pieces produced by use of release agents need to be cleaned from remains of the release agent prior to any further treatment such as coating or printing to achieve acceptable adhesion. This cleaning process can be perfectly performed by plasma cleaning by an oxygene process gas.

Release agent
Moulded components which have been produced by use of release agents must be cleaned preferably by plasma treatment prior to any further surface treatment.