Mortar Set Accelerator

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Accelerating admixtures are a must-have product for working with cement-based materials in cold weather – including mortar. Fritz-Pak’s Mortar Set Accelerator speeds up the setting time of mortar and bagged concrete by up to three hours. Like our NCA it does not contain calcium chloride or other hazardous materials. So you can rest assured that it won’t corrode your steel reinforcements or promote efflorescence in the finished product. Mortar Set Accelerator is a white powdered material that will not affect the color of decorative mortar mixes.

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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