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Mortar Set Accelerator

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Fritz-Pak’s Mortar Set Accelerator offers the same great results as our NCA. This tiny admixture packs a powerful punch when it comes to speeding up the set time of mortar and prebagged concrete mixes. Like NCA, this product contains no calcium chloride, so it won’t corrode steel reinforcements or cause efflorescence when exposed to salt water or deicing chemicals.

Benefits of a Mortar Accelerator

When working with mortar in cold weather, adding a mortar accelerator to the mix speeds up the set time by one to three hours, helping protect the mix from freezing before it sets up. This increases the durability of the mix. Our Mortar Accelerarting admixture does not affect the color of the mortar or prebagged concrete mixes. This admixture also works well with polymer-modified mixes.

How to use an Accelerator

Mortar Set Accelerator requires proper mixing to achieve the best results. Once the product has been added to the mortar, mix at a high speed for at least five minutes to ensure even dispersion in the mix. If the admixture is not properly mixed, it can cause uneven set times.

Got Questions?

If you have questions about Mortar Set Accelerator, give us a call at (214) 221-9494. Don’t forget to follow our social media pages for more information about how our products can improve your concrete.

Item#DescriptionBags/BoxBoxes/Case
984545.6 oz. bag246
What does Mortar Set Accelerator do?
It speeds up the set time of your mortar or concrete by 1-3 hours.
Will Mortar Set Accelerator change the strength of my concrete?
It will produce higher early strength, and it will increase durability.
Will Mortar Set Accelerator increase efflorescence in mortar?
No. Efflorescence is promoted by the chlorides in some accelerators. Mortar Set Accelerator does not contain any chlorides, thus it does not promote efflorescence. An example of efflorescence caused by calcium chloride in concrete.
  • Designed for masons and contractors who use bagged concrete or mortar
  • Speeds up set time by 1-3 hours
  • Non-Chloride set accelerator
  • Provides higher early strength
  • Will not promote steel corrosion or efflorescence in concrete
  • Will not affect colors in concrete
  • Dosage can be increased for faster acceleration
  • Can be easily stored for use as needed
  • The material does not require heated warehousing
  • Can be used in all weather
  • Suitable for all types of concrete
  • Easy directions in both English and Spanish

Applicable Standards

This product meets the following specifications:

  • ASTM C-494 Type C
  • ASTM C-494 Type E