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  • Makes exposed aggregate finishes easier and more consistent
  • It is topically applied to freshly-placed concrete to prevent cement paste hardening and achieve more controlled exposed aggregate finishes
  • Unlike sugar-based retarders with uncertain levels of retardation, D-Activator selectively halts the hydration process down to a controlled depth
  • Provides a longer window before the surface paste must be removed, it allows underlying concrete to harden properly, locking in aggregate and reducing pop-outs
  • Water-soluble for easy removal with high pressure water washing scrubbing equipment
  • Coverage: 150 square feet per gallon
  • Size: 5 Gallon Pail


D-Activator - #0.5 - Beige
Additional Info

5 pre-determined depths of exposure are available, color-coded for identification to provide consistent, repeatable cement paste removal and aggregate reveal

D-Activator #0.5 - Beige/White - Micro Etch

D-Activator #1 - Purple/Violet - Acid Etch - .2mm

D-Activator #2 - Blue/Light Blue - Light Sandblast - 1/64" or .5mm

D-Activator #3 - Green/Beige - Heavy Sandblast - 1/16" or 2mm

D-Activator #4 - Red/Blue - Exposure - 7/64" or 3mm

D-Activator #5 - Yellow/Pink - Exposure - 3/16" or 5mm




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