AXEL Plastics Research Labs Inc.

A global leader in mold releases and internal process aid additives, along with sealers, primers, cleaners and stripper. A full range of water-based and solvent-based external and semipermanent release systems for all resin chemistries.

PO Box 770855
58-20 Broadway
Woodside, NY 11377-0855 US

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AXEL Plastics expands, opens new headquarters
AXEL Plastics Research Laboratories, Inc. (Monroe, CT, US) announced the grand opening of its new headquarters in Monroe, Connecticut. The 4,000 m2 facility will expand manufacturing, R&D, and laboratory capacities, allowing for continued growth and development.

Internal mold release for dicyanamide-cured epoxies
Axel Plastics Research Laboratories has announced two new internal mold release additives for DICY (dicyanamide)-cured epoxy resin: MoldWiz INT-1322 and INT-1329.

Proper mold care: Mandatory!
CT surveys mold care product suppliers for guidance through the critical steps of mold preparation and maintenance.

Water-based, semi-permanent mold release
Axel Plastics Research Laboratories' XTEND W-102 is suitable for use in hand lamination, infusion and RTM processes.

COMPOSITES & POLYCON 2009 preview
 The ACMA’s annual tradeshow takes its first turn in its new January timeframe.

Water-based mold release - 4/1/2008
Axel Plastics Research Laboratories (Woodside, N.Y.) has introduced XTEND WS-47, a new water-based release system designed for wind turbine blade production. The system comprises a water-based mold sealer and W-7838D mold release, formulated to provide a matte surface on finished parts. The system meets European Union

Resin flow additive
Axel Plastics Research Laboratories’ (Woodside, N.Y.) new MoldWiz additive, INT-41FPE, is designed to improve HDPE resin flow at low loading levels. The company’s internal developmental studies reportedly demonstrate that at 1 percent load level in a compound or molding mix, the product provides consistent improvement

JEC Composites 2007 Product Showcase
This year’s Parisian exhibition provides key evidence of the composites industry’s unprecedented breadth and technical sophistication.

Water-based mold release
Axel Plastics Research Laboratories (Woodside, N.Y.) has announced the introduction of a new water-based mold release, MoldWiz WB-2700, designed for molding conditions associated with the filament winding process. The release is a silicone-free emulsion of fatty acids, polyolefins and surfactants in a water base. The

Semipermanent mold release
New XTEND 19CMS semipermanent mold release from* Axel Plastics Research Laboratories* (Woodside, N.Y.) is designed to prevent build up of excessive residue that can force production stops for cleaning. Developed for closed molding and difficult release challenges posed by styrene and monomer buildup in tools, this

JEC Composites 2006 Product Showcase - 7/1/2006
Advanced composites continue to lead the economic upswing in the composites industry.

Trim panel

Process aid additive
MoldWiz INT33CRS, a new molding process aid additive introduced by Axel Plastic Research Laboratories (Woodside, N.Y.), reportedly improves release of impact-modified TPO, while maintaining paintability and consistent surface gloss on molded parts. Employed in the production of interior and exterior automotive trim

Automotive mold

New mold releases, sealer
Axel Plastics Research Laboratories Inc.'s (Woodside, N.Y.) MoldWiz 1970JB water-based mold release is formulated to reduce required reapplication from every third part to as seldom as every thirtieth part, depending on the configuration of the mold cavity. It reduces mold pitting and corrosion, and any release

JEC show floor

JEC Composites 2005 Show Review
Paris composites exhibition posts 12 percent increase in attendance, underscoring industry health.

Process additive
MoldWiz INT-33LCA is a new process aid additive from Axel Plastics Research Laboratories (Woodside, N.J.) suited to molding or compounding of polyolefins, TEPs and TPUs. The product reportedly improves resin flow, enhances dispersion and imparts good release. Comprised of a complex mixture of saturated and unsaturated

Distributors fulfill many functions

Distributors in the composites industry
More than "middlemen," they play a key role in successful projects for many fabricators.

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At the top and still climbing
Trek Bicycles' OCLV manufacturing method shortens cycle times and optimizes compaction in molded carbon fiber-bike frame components.

complex mold

Mold release update
New products from mold release manufacturers emphasize ease of use and application flexibility.

Pultrusion mold release
Axel Plastic Research Laboratories (Woodside, N.Y., U.S.A.) introduces MoldWiz INT1945MCH, its proprietary formulation of neutralized organic esters and organic esters that reportedly eliminates release problems in the pultrusion of composite products with polyurethane resin matrices (e.g., the pictured roof rain

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User-friendly resins expanding composites' reach
Novel niche formulas enable composites breakthroughs for new market applications, traditional material replacement.

Product Categories of AXEL Plastics Research Labs Inc.

Tools/tooling materials
  • Tooling equipment, materials and supplies
    • Mold cleaners
    • Release agents
      • Release agents, internal
      • Release agents, liquid
      • Release agents, sprays
      • Release agents, waxes
Auxiliary processing equipment, repair equipment, and supplies
  • Supplies
    • Other supplies
    • Cleaners
      • Cleaners, solvents
      • Cleaners, water-based