Fresh Concrete Evaporation Retardant & Finishing Aid
How does MasterKure 111 work?
MasterKure 111 is an evaporation retardant and finishing aid, which assists in producing high quality concrete flatwork. It retards water evaporation during trowelling, regulates the surface condition of the slab and permits better adherence to finishing schedules.
All types of concrete slabs, toppings, and finishing operations including:
- Concrete containing water reducing, retarding or accelerating admixtures
- Air entrained concrete
- Tilt-up, lift slab, pre-cast or prestressed concrete
- Metallic or natural aggregate dry shakes and toppings
- Coloured concrete
- Burnished hard trowel, non-slip, swirl-trowelled, or wood float finishes
- Hand or machine finishing
- Membrane-type curing compounds, plastic sheeting, waterproof paper or ponding
MasterKure 111 is not a curing agent and has no effect on hardened concrete. Concrete must still be properly cured.
What makes MasterKure 111 a unique solution?
MasterKure 111 is especially effective in combating rapid-drying conditions such as high temperatures, low humidity and high winds.
What are the benefits of MasterKure 111?
- Reduces surface moisture evaporation - reduces or eliminates plastic shrinkage cracking and wind crusting by about 80% in wind and 40% in sunlight
- Reduces potential for surface drying shrinkage crazing - concrete quality improves with better and denser surface
- Easier finishing - the surface closes better under the trowel giving an improved finish with less work
- Reduces or eliminates crusting, stickiness and underlying sponginess – due to rapid evaporation leading to unevenness and poor surface texture
- Essential hot weather concreting practice - to combat rapid-drying conditions and retard evaporation