Release Agents

Release Agents

Release Agents are used in concrete molds and mixers.  They prevent unwanted bonding of concrete.

 

Below are some of the ICT Release Agent products.  Please contact ICT technical support at 908-453-2737 to discuss your production issues.  Our goal is to understand your unique production issues and customize a solution package.

 

Applicable products:

 

ConTec RA-580

DESCRIPTION
ConTec RA-580 mold release agent is made from safe, low-voc, oils. It eliminates release agent related stains and discoloration. RA-580 produces clean releases and reduces bug-holes on vertical and horizontal mold surfaces.

APPLICATION
Cover entire cleaned mold surface with RA-580 as received. A Low-pressure air-less sprayer or a HVLP sprayer works well. Do not apply excess or allow excess to pool on mold surface as it will disfigure the concrete surface. RA-580 is compatible with most mold materials. Always test one mold for compatibility before using RA-580 in production.

PACKAGING
ConTec RA-580 is available in bulk quantities or packaged in 55 gallon (208 L) drums weighing 480 lbs (218 kg) and 265 gallon (1003 L) totes weighing 2360 lbs (1070 kg).

TYPICAL PROPERTIES
Specific Gravity at 77F…….…… ….. 0.859 – 0.861
Viscosity at 77F, cps ………… …..…. 100 max
Weight per gallon …………………. ….7.16 – 7.18
% Volatile matter (NVM(1)) ………… …… ~ 90

FEATURES / BENEFITS
● Easy Release.
● Non-staining.
● Reduces bug-holes.
● Reduces build up.
● Excellent price/performance ratio.
● Tolerates heat accelerated drying.

HANDLING / STORAGE
ConTec RA-580 can be stored over a wide range of temperatures. Provide adequate ventilation with use. If sprayed do not breath mist.

APPLICATION RATES
1/3—2/3 fl oz / sq yard (10—20 ml / square meter). Always consult your ICT technical representative for recommendations for your application.

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ConTec RA-570

DESCRIPTION
ConTec RA-570 concentrated mold release agent is made from biodegradable oils. It eliminates release agent related stains and discoloration. RA-570 produces clean releases and reduces bug-holes on vertical and horizontal mold surfaces.

APPLICATION
Dilute RA-570 with potable water at a rate from 1 parts to 4 parts water with 1 part RA-570. Stir well. Cover entire cleaned mold surface with RA-570 as received. A Low-pressure air-less sprayer or a HVLP sprayer works well. Do not apply excess or allow excess to pool on mold surface as it will disfigure the concrete surface. RA-570 is compatible with most mold materials. Always test one mold before using RA-570 in production.

PACKAGING
ConTec RA-570 is available in bulk quantities or packaged in 55 gallon (208 L) drums weighing 480 lbs (218 kg) and 265 gallon (1003 L) totes weighing 2360 lbs (1070 kg).

TYPICAL PROPERTIES
Specific Gravity at 77F…….…… …………. 0.95
Viscosity at 77F, cps ………… …..…. 500 max
Weight per gallon …………….…. ….7.91 – 7.94
% Volatile matter (NVM(1)) ……… …… ~ 30-90

FEATURES / BENEFITS
● Easy Release.
● Dilute with up to 4 parts water.
● Non-staining.
● Reduces bug-holes.
● Reduces build up.
● Excellent price/performance ratio.
● Easily bio-degradable.
● Tolerates heat accelerated drying.
● Concentrate saves shipping cost.

HANDLING / STORAGE
ConTec RA-570 can be stored over a wide range of temperatures but should not be allowed to freeze. Should ConTec RA-570 freeze, it will not thaw to a usable product. Provide adequate ventilation with use. Store as concentrate, do not dilute until you are ready to use.

APPLICATION RATES
1/3—2/3 fl oz / sq yard (10—20 ml / square meter). Always consult your ICT technical representative for recommendations for your application.

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ConTec RA-550

DESCRIPTION

ConTec RA-550 mold release agent is made from safe, low-voc, renewable bio-oils.  Concrete roof tile molds are an ideal application for RA-550.  It  eliminates release agent related stains and discoloration.  RA-550 produces clean releases and reduces bug-holes on vertical and horizontal mold surfaces.

APPLICATION

Cover  entire  cleaned mold surface with RA-550 as received.  A Low-pressure air-less sprayer  or a HVLP sprayer  works well.   Do not apply excess or allow excess to pool on mold surface as it will disfigure the concrete surface.  RA-550 is compatible with most mold materials.  Always test one mold for compatibility before using RA-550 in production.

PACKAGING

ConTec RA-550 is available in bulk quantities or packaged in 250 gallon (946 L) totes weighing 1975 lbs (896 kg) gross.

TYPICAL PROPERTIES

Specific Gravity at 77F………..…… ….. 0.88 – 0.882
Viscosity at 77F, cps …………   …..….  100 max
Weight per gallon ……………..…….  ….7.32 – 7.37
% Volatile matter (NVM(1)) ……… …… ~ 0

FEATURES / BENEFITS

  • Easy Release.
  • Non-staining.
  • Reduces bug-holes.
  • Reduces build up.
  • Excellent price/performance ratio.
  • Tolerates heat accelerated drying.
  • Non-toxic
  • Renewable bio sourced
  • Bio-degradable

HANDLING / STORAGE

ConTec RA-550 can be stored over a wide range of temperatures.  Provide adequate ventilation with use. If sprayed do not breath  mist.

APPLICATION RATES

1/3—2/3 fl oz / sq yard (10—20 ml / square meter).   Always consult your ICT technical representative for recommendations for your application.

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