Form-Release Agents Olean 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

Inner City Development
(212) 289-0881
309 E 94th St
New York, NY
Tully Construction Co Inc
(718) 740-6144
22234 96th Ave
Queens Village, NY
East Fishkill Developers Inc
(845) 226-7702
3 Nancy Ct
Wappingers Falls, NY
Rifenburg Construction Inc
(518) 279-9827
1175 Hoosick Rd
Troy, NY
Point of Woods Construction Consulting Co
(631) 724-4981
19 Riverview Ter
Smithtown, NY
E & M Engineers & Surveyors, PC
(814) 362-5546
24 Derrick Road
Bradford,, PA
Swyer L A Co Inc
(518) 489-4726
85 Watervliet Ave
Albany, NY
On the Level Construction
(518) 234-7315
4886 State Route 145
Cobleskill, NY
Sorrentino Development Corp
(718) 982-1100
2000 South Ave
Staten Island, NY
New City Builders
(718) 263-2674
10818 Queens Blvd
Forest Hills, 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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