Form-Release Agents Oneonta 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

Marquise Construction
(914) 747-6426
10 Saint Charles St Ste 4
Thornwood, NY
Van Loveren Roger
(914) 234-7823
6 Spruce Pond Ln
Bedford, NY
Mz State Development Ltd
(718) 934-1580
1517 Voorhies Ave
Brooklyn, NY
Turano DC Inc
(718) 748-2525
9920 4th Ave
Brooklyn, NY
Rocky Construction & Landscaping
(631) 271-6579
163 1st Ave
Huntington Station, NY
A Zarrelli Construction Co Inc
(518) 725-5533

Gloversville, NY
Garrick Larry
(845) 876-7060
119 E Market St
Rhinebeck, NY
Verticon Ltd
(845) 774-8500
24 Gilbert St Ext
Monroe, NY
Roslyn Pines Inc
(631) 668-0800
747 Old Montauk Hwy
Montauk, NY
Imperial Pools Inc
(518) 827-3111
329 Windy Ridge Rd
Middleburgh, 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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