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Gypsum Retarder FAQ

Category: Set Retarders

Q. Does Gypsum Retarder have a strong or offensive odor?

A. No. Gypsum Retarder is a synthetic amino acid that does not have any odor.

Q. Is Gypsum Retarder available in water soluble bags?

A. No. Gypsum Retarder is for industrial use, and it is only available in 44 lb bags.

Q. Will Gypsum Retarder retard portland cement or calcium aluminate cement?

A. No. Gypsum Retarder is specific for gypsum.

Q. Can Gypsum Retarder be used in blends of cement and gypsum?

A. Yes. However you may have to increase the dosage of Gypsum Retarder.

Q. The dosage rate of Gypsum Retarder is too low for effective plant addition. Can Fritz-Pak blend it with inert materials?

A. Yes. Diluted blends for easier plant addition can be made.

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