FRANKLEEN #1 Water-Based Cleaner for Elastomer Molding

Frankleen #1 mold cleaner is designed to clean urethane residue, thermoset elastomers,  phenolic/polyester/vinyl ester resins, waxes, soaps, silicon fluid or polymers, and  polymeric release agents from metal and composite tooling.  Frankleen #1 can be applied  onto hot or cold molds via brushing or wiping and comes water-thin for easy application.

Diamondkote Mold Cleaners and Release agents by ITW Pro Brands are designed to provide the molding industry incredible value, and are used worldwide for some of the most demanding molding applications. Our releases promote clean tooling, reduce re-application, and lower scrap rates in molding operations - all allowing for higher levels of productivity versus competing products. We are known world-wide for ease of application, minimal build-up, higher productivity, and lower scrap rates.

Founded as Franklynn Industries, Inc. in 1991 offering DiamondKote, Aqualift, and later added Crystal brands.  Now part of the ITW Pro Brands team.


  • Completely compatible with water
  • Non-flammable
  • Quick removal of polymer remnants
  • Good solvency and detergent power
  • Eliminates need for sandblasting


  • Cleaning tooling used for Elastomeric molding across a variety of product & material types
  • Replaces cleaning processes using abrasive media blasting


  • Urethane Residue
  • Thermoset Elastomers
  • Phenolic/Polyester/Vinyl Ester
  • Resins
  • Waxes, Soaps, Silicon Fluid or Polymers
  • Polymeric Release Agents

Packaging Details

Part No. US Net Contents Container Type Units/Case
FRANKLEEN #1-03 55 gal drum 1
FRANKLEEN #1-12 1 gal bottle 1

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Appearance / Physical State Liquid
Color Clear
Odor Mild. Amine-like.
Boiling Point / Range 372.2 °F (189 °C)
Flash Point 109.4 °F (43.0 °C)
Vapor Pressure 0.5 mm Hg @20°C
Vapor Density 3.4 (Air=1)
Auto-Ignition Temperature 518 °F (270 °C)

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