Admixture and Paver Surface Treatment Supplier to Manufactured Concrete Products Producers




ProCast 190 is a low-dose admixture formulated to improve the workability and physical properties of low slump Concrete Masonry Units (CMU) and other manufactured concrete products.

Recommended For

Dry Cast Pavers & Slabs
Concrete Masonry Units
Grey Block
Segmental Retaining Wall Units
Manufactured Stone Veneer Units

Technical Information

Color: Transparent Straw

Health & Safety

Consult SDS for Safety Information


Features & Benefits

• Enhanced densification, strength and physical properties
• Improve product feed, compaction and finish properties
• Uniform texture with limited swipe
• Reduce cycle times, faster production rates
• Sharper edges and corners
• Reduce surface defects and culls

Guidelines for Use

Dosage Rate: ProCast 190 admixture dosage rate will vary depending on the desired benefits. Dosage range is 2 - 8 fl.oz/cwt (130 - 520 mL/100kg) of cementitious materials, with typical dosage at 3 - 5 fl.oz/cwt (195 - 325
mL/100kg) of cementitious materials . Due to variations in local materials, jobsite conditions or applications, dosages outside the recommended range may be required. Please consult with your Technical Services
Representative for more information.

Recommended Addition Time: Add majority of the batch water upfront with the aggregates. Prewet with up to 75% of total water.

Add admixtures at least 10 seconds after the cement gate closes (do not
add on dry cement).

Recommended Final Mix Time (after all the admixtures are added)
Pan Mixer: 45 seconds minimum (1 minute optimal)
Ribbon Mixer: 2 minutes minimum (3 minute optimal)

Product Storage and Shelf Life

Freeze Protection: ProCast 190 must be protected from freezing. Do not
store at temperatures below 32°F (0°C). The admixture is not usable after
it has frozen.

Shelf life: One year in original unopened container.

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