Hydrocon R5 is available in 5 gal (19 litre) containers as well as 275 gal (1,041 litre) and 330 gal (1,249 litre) IBC totes. Bulk supply in tanker trucks is also available upon request.
Hydrocon R5 has a shelf life of 12 months from date of manufacture if stored properly in its original unopened packing at temperatures between 35°F and 122°F (2°C and 50°C).
Hydrocon R5 should be added to the concrete with the mixing water to achieve optimum performance. Also it can be added directly to the drum of concrete mixers when unplanned changes in concrete casting schedule.
The recommended dosage of Hydrocon R5 is between 0.75 to 38 fl oz/100 lb (50 to 2,470 ml/100 kg) of cementitious materials in the mix, including GGBFS, PFA or microsilica.
Actual dosage depends on the desired retardation. Representative trials should first be conducted to determine the optimum dosage of Hydrocon R5 to meet the performance requirements by using the materials and conditions in actual use.
For traditional compliance with ASTM C494, the recommended dosage is between 0.75 to 5 fl oz/100 lb (50 - 300 ml/ 100 kg) of cementitious materials in the mix.
EFFECTS OF OVER DOSAGE
Overdosage of Hydrocon R5 will cause the following:
HEALTH AND SAFETY
Hydrocon R5 is not classified as a hazardous material. Hydrocon R5 should not come into contact with skin and eyes. In case of contact with eyes, immediately flush with plenty of water and seek medical attention.
This data sheet is for general guidance purposes only and may contain information that is inappropriate for certain conditions of use. Accordingly, all recommendations and suggestions are made without guarantee. Further information is available from our Technical Department
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