Mortar Set Retarder

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Fritz-Pak’s Mortar Set Retarder is a white powdered set retarder packaged for use in pre-packaged mortar or concrete. It slows down set times without affecting compressive strength. It is ready for easy dosing; no premixing is required. Since Mortar Set Retarder is white, it will not affect colors in concrete, so it is ideal for decorative concrete work. No special handling, storage, or transportation expense is required.

984535.6 oz. (158 gram)246
Will Mortar Set Retarder harm the concrete?
Can I redose?
Yes. You can add more Mortar Set Retarder if the initial concrete set has not started. You may redose up to three times.
What happens if you overdose the concrete?
Set time will be longer, but set will still occur.
Will it change the color of concrete or mortar?
  • Designed for masons and contractors who use bagged concrete or mortar
  • Slows down set time of pre-packaged mortar or concrete
  • Easy to use. One bag extends set time about one hour
  • Dosage can be increased for longer retardation, as long as 3 hours
  • Improves mortar or concrete workability
  • Does not affect strength
  • Excellent for use in hot summer months
  • Will not affect colors in concrete
  • Allows for prolonged decorative work
  • Can be easily stored for use as needed
  • Suitable for all types of concrete

Applicable Standards

This product meets the following specifications:

  • ASTM C-494 Type B