MasterSet Delvo ESC hydration controlling admixture

Formerly: Delvo ESC

 

MasterSet Delvo ESC description

MasterSet Delvo ESC extended-set control admixture provides a dispenser-free way of controlling the cement hydration in plastic concrete and wash water. It is a self-contained, dry formulation of MasterSet Delvo admixture designed to control the hydration of cementitious materials in concrete wash water and plastic concrete.

MasterSet Delvo ESC admixture meets ASTM C 494/C 494M requirements for Type B, retarding, and Type D, water-reducing and retarding, admixtures.

Recommended uses:

  • Retarding freshly-batched concrete
  • Stabilizing returned plastic concrete and concrete wash water
  • Portland cement, fly ash, silica fume and slag cement concrete

What are the unique features of MasterSet Delvo ESC?

  • Reduced amount of water needed to clean ready-mixed concrete truck drums
  • Reduced need for concrete wash water pits, the resulting wear and tear on front end loaders and disposal charges
  • Concrete containing stabilized wash water will experience strength performance equal to or greater than reference concrete without stabilized wash water
  • Acts as a cleansing agent to reduce the buildup on fins, reducing maintenance costs incurred from chipping out hardened concrete

What are the benefits of MasterSet Delvo ESC?

  • Convenient way to save a load of concrete in emergency situations or job delays
  • Economical for transporting concrete for long hauls
  • Reduced labor costs of washing out trucks
  • Reduced material costs, allowing for a cement reduction of between 47 and 94 lb (21 to 43 kg) when a full 9 yd³ (7 m³) load is batched on top of the stabilized concrete wash water (must be verified by performance testing)
  • Improved profitability for the ready-mixed concrete producer
  • Reduced environmental concerns pertaining to the disposal of concrete wash water and plastic concrete

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