Plastic Mold Release


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McLube® offers a full line of water and solvent-based release agents catered to a variety of polymeric materials and processes, including blow molding, injection molding, thermoforming, rotational molding, and extrusion. McLube® also offers mold release sprays for plastic applications. Continue reading to learn more about our consummate line of mold release agents for plastics or contact us for information about a specific product.

Details & Benefits


Supported Materials

Thermoset: polyester, epoxy resin, curing epoxy resins, phenolic resin (formaldehyde-based resins), acrylics, melamine, silicone (polysiloxanes)

Thermoplastics: PTFE (Polytetrafluoroethylene), polycarbonate, PVC (polyvinyl chloride) and PVDC (polyvinylidene chloride), Nylons, Polystyrene (Styrofoam) and acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, Polyethylene: PEX, XLPE insulation, Low density Polyethylene (LDPE), linear LDPE, high-density polyethylene (HDPE), Polyethylene terephthalate (PETE), and more

Biodegradable: Oxo, hydro

Other Supported Processes

Injection molding (hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, electric), blow molding, extrusion, compression molding, laminating, matrix molding, spin casting, transfer molding, 3-D printing, thermoforming, and vacuum forming


  • Superior release performance
  • No pinholing
  • Improved part appearance and surface finish
  • Extra slip for deep draws, undercuts, and small sprue openings
  • Operator-safe and environmentally conscious options
  • Increased lifespan of molds and tooling
  • Mold protection during storage
  • Little or no transfer to the molded part

Rotational Molding

McLube® helps rotational molders around the world gain more control over their processes with tailor-made release agents and roto process aids to suit any application. Our line of release agents for rotational molding supports all polyethylene plastics as well as polypropylene, Nylon, and polycarbonate. Visit our Release Agents for Rotational Molding page for more information.

Consult a local McLube® Technical Representative to find the ideal formula available for your needs. Featured products displayed on this page from time to time are for promotional purposes only and do not represent the full product line McLube® offers for this particular material or application. Product availability, including container sizes, concentrations, and aerosols, will vary by country or region. Names of certain products may also vary slightly (prefix, suffix, etc.) depending on your location without affecting performance.

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