Form-Release Agents Massena NY

Form-release agents or form oils represent only a small fraction of the cost of a manufactured concrete item, but they have a big influence on the quality and appearance of the concrete surface.

Local Companies

Wavecrest Management
(516) 608-8458
3 Meehan Ln
Rockville Centre, NY
Bovis Construction Corp
(518) 348-1977
7 Corporate Dr
Clifton Park, NY
Silverman Nathan
(212) 385-1818
100 Church St
New York, NY
Brois Constr Corp
(914) 592-3030
77 E Main St Ste 2
Elmsford, NY
Herba Consulting & Contracting Llc
(518) 346-6454
1759 Union St Ste 203
Schenectady, NY
Brooks Washburn Architect, PC
183 Sissonville Road
Potsdam, NY
Eventus Construction Co Inc
(914) 245-2400
1 Watergate Dr
Amawalk, NY
Hanes Assocs Inc
(516) 759-4810

Locust Valley, NY
Riverso Assocs Inc
(914) 723-3474
1088 Central Park Ave Ste 2
Scarsdale, NY
Victory Roofing & Contracting
(718) 816-4300
312 Elverton Ave
Staten Island, NY

Source: The Concrete Producer/Concrete Journal
Publication date: February 1, 2000

By M.K. Hurd

Abstract:

Form-release agents or form oils represent only a small fraction of the cost of a manufactured concrete item, but they have a big influence on the quality and appearance of the concrete surface.

Today, precasters can choose from among hundreds of form-release products, and new ones are still being developed. Many changes have been introduced as manufacturers scramble to meet federal and state environmental regulations, particularly with respect to volatile organic compounds (VOCs).

Release agents are classified by how they work rather than what they contain. Two basic categories are barrier agents and chemically active agents (also referred to as reactive agents). Some release agents are a combination of the two types.

VOC emissions from architectural coatings under Section 183(e) of the Clean Air Act were enforced throughout the United States beginning Sept. 13, 1999. Form-release agents, which are classified by the act as architectural coatings, are among the products affected.

Although the regulations apply directly only to manufacturers, they will set limits on what producers can buy as a release agent.

A six-page form-release agent selection guide, compiled from manufacturer information, answers some of your questions.

The full text of this article is available as a PDF document. To download the PDF version of the article, click here.

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