SITTM has developed a concrete form release agent
and asphalt release chemicals that they're marketing as a low-VOC's (volatile organic compounds), low-toxicity and a highly biodegradeable product that's a greener alternative to petroleum-based release agents.
Wal-Mart specifies that the form release agent
used in the laying of concrete for its stores be a natural, plant-based oil extracted from a renewable source.
The forms should be given a light application of a form release agent
to permit easy removal after the concrete has hardened.
Because of the smooth steel faces of the Flex-Form panels, the relative absence of joint lines, and the use of Symons Magic Kote E water-based form release agent
, post-finishing of the wall was not necessary.
Nox-Crete Products Group introduced two concrete form release agent
sprayers last month at the 2013 Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Convention in Dallas.
Caption: Biodegradable form release agents
at work in architectural (opposite page) and structural precast concrete production.
The range includes concrete admixtures, form release agents
The comprehensive portfolio under the brand encompasses concrete admixtures, form release agents
, cement additives, chemical solutions for underground construction, waterproofing solutions, sealants, repair and protection solutions, performance grouts, and performance flooring solutions.
The national maximum allowable level of VOCs for concrete form release agents
is 450 grams per liter.