Chem-Trend

Chem-Trend is the most proven partner in the world for release agents, purging compounds, and other process chemical specialties. Using a customer-centric approach and deep research and development, we listen and deliver, helping create certainty and success.

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Chem-Trend is the most proven partner in the world for release agents, purging compounds, and other process chemical specialties.

As Seen In CompositesWorld

CAMX 2019 exhibit preview: Chem-Trend
Chem-Trend is exhibiting its Zyvax silicone-free mold release system for the aerospace manufacturing industry.

mobile application

Chem-Trend expands availability of remote monitoring system
The DilutionIQ system is a mobile-friendly monitoring application for use with chemical release agents concentrates.

composites

Chem-Trend opens R&D laboratory in Maisach, Germany
Chem-Trend’s new advanced technology center includes new equipment and dedicated laboratory space for its Thermoplastics, Polyurethane, and Wood Composite R&D teams.

Advances in Wind Energy Workshop

Advances in Wind Energy workshop registration opens
Two-day workshop from Composites One and the Closed Mold Alliance and IACMI explores advanced materials, manufacturing processes and repair techniques for wind energy applications.

Amanda Pugh

Navigating tighter HSE standards for composites manufacturers worldwide
Solvent-free, HSE standard- compliant processing aids perform, today, as well as solvent-based products.

Volkswagen’s XL1

Converting the structural chassis to composites
Germany’s largest producer of GRP leaf springs for cars and trucks broadens its product range to CFRP stabilizer bars, which cut weight 50% vs. steel.

JEC World 2016, the full report
CompositesWorld's editors report on the technologies and products that caught our eye at JEC World 2016, in early March.

Benzoxazines for OOA tooling
Can infusible formulations of this newer resin system produce aerospace-capable tools?

Resin infusion produces autoclave-capable tools for Scorpion jet
Leading Edge Aerospace designs and builds cost-effective prototype tools for maverick military aircraft concept.

VX Aerospace: Small company, big performance
Innovative design, OOA manufacturing and C-PLY laminate construction produce “big fabricator” aerostructures in fewer steps at low cost.

HPC's 20th Anniversary: Thanks to HPC’s charter advertisers
Every trade publication lives and dies by its advertisers, and those who had the gumption to ante up for HPC’s premier issue are listed here and those who are still with us (see page numbers below) are gratefully recognized with the HPC 20th Anniversary Medallion.

JEC Europe 2013 new product showcase
The JEC Europe 2013 trade show (March 12-14, at the Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles, Paris, France) was the venue for introductions of a large number of new composite materials, technologies and manufacturing processes. Here's the CT editorial staff's compilation of what was on display.

ACMA COMPOSITES 2013 preview
For 2013, the American Composites Manufacturers Assn. (ACMA, Arlington, Va.) returns its annual U.S. COMPOSITES exhibition and convention to the East Coast’s sunny, fun capital, Orlando, Fla.

2010 SAMPE Europe/JEC Paris Showcase
Record crowds and reignited technological development testified to the composite industry’s renewed health and the recent recession’s demise.

JEC Composites 2010 Product Showcase
Although clouds of volcanic ash shut down postshow air traffic, the traffic on the show floor helped dispel the clouds of economic recession.

SAMPE ’08 technology showcase
Billed as the world’s largest advanced materials trade event, SAMPE’s 2008 Symposium and Exhibition returned to Long Beach.

Engineering Insights: Have Surfboard, Will Travel
This two-piece surfboard for the world traveler clamps together for seamless world-class performance.

Landing

Composite spoilers brake Airbus for landing
New RTM'd carbon composite center hinge fitting withstands 20-ton air load in commercial jet spoiler assembly.

De-molding

In-mold Preforming Cost-justifies Closed Molding
Computer-controlled robots spray preforms directly into the part tool, a running start for closed molding.

complex mold

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

SAMPE Keynote

Post-show review of the 2004 U.S. SAMPE Symposium
Largest-ever Symposium serves up a large helping of news and new technologies from advanced composites suppliers.

Product Categories of Chem-Trend

Tools/tooling materials
  • Other tools/tooling materials
  • Tools
    • Composite
      • Composite, carbon fiber/epoxy
      • Composite, fiberglass
      • Composite, prepreg
  • Tooling equipment, materials and supplies
    • Mold cleaners
    • Release films, for prepreg
    • Release films, for vacuum bagging
    • Release agents
      • Release agents, internal
      • Release agents, liquid
      • Release papers
      • Release agents, sprays
      • Release agents, waxes