Nox-Crete Form Release Agents

Concrete Form Release Agents

UFP Concrete Forming Systems supplies Nox-Crete™ form release agents, the gold standard of chemical form release agents. Nox-Crete products are ideal for wood-based systems and are the best at preserving the life and reusability of your lumber and panels.

Nox-Crete Form Release Agent

Nox-Crete Form Release Agents:

  • Contain reactive fatty acid components that are essential to preserving and reusing plywood as well as preventing rust on steel.
  • Are free of diesel and motor oil, which can damage wood surfaces.
  • Significantly reduce the number of bug holes and pinholes.
  • Are completely consumed when used and do not leave a residue.
  • Are guaranteed to have the lowest applied cost of any form release agents available.

Standard Performance

Economical, general purpose form release agents.

Chembeton
Petroleum Based

  • Economical, general purpose
  • Remains sprayable in most weather conditions.
  • Sprayable below freezing temperatures.
  • VOC: <250 g/L

Average Coverage Rates
MDO Panels 600-800 SF/GAL (15-20 SM/L)
Non-Porous Forms 1200-1500 SF/GAL (30-37.5 SM/L)


Maximum Performance

Produce smooth, uniformly colored architectural concrete surfaces without staining and substantially fewer surface defects.

Bio-Nox
Water Based, Biodegradable

  • Can be used on plywood, overlaid plywood, steel, plastic and rubber forms.
  • Ideal for forms which see daily use or aggressive stripping schedules.
  • Does not oxidize or turn tacky.
  • Sprayable down to 32° F (0° C).
  • VOC: <100 g/L

Average Coverage Rates
MDO Panels 800-1000 SF/GAL (20-25 SM/L)
Non-Porous Forms 2000-2500 SF/GAL (50-62.5 SM/L)


Nox-Crete Form Coating
Petroleum Based

  • Exceptional performance on non-overlaid plywood, MDO and dimensional lumber.
  • Sprayable below freezing temperatures.
  • Does not oxidize or turn tacky.
  • Dries fast.
  • VOC formulations available in <100 g/L, <250 g/L and <450 g/L

Average Coverage Rates
MDO Panels 1500-2000 SF/GAL (37.5-50 SM/L)
Non-Porous Forms 3000 SF/GAL (62.5 SM/L)


Precast Release #80
Petroleum Based

  • Ideal for SCC and aggressive precast mix designs with high cement and pozzolan content.
  • Utilizes both reactive and barrier release properties.
  • Sprayable below freezing temperatures.
  • VOC formulations available in <250 g/L and <450 g/L

Average Coverage Rates
MDO Panels Not Recommended N/A
Non-Porous Forms 2500-3000 SF/GAL (62.5-75 SM/L)


Release Agent #10
Petroleum Based

  • Ideal for forms which see daily use or aggressive stripping schedules.
  • Dries fast.
  • Doesn't leave concrete buildup on forms.
  • Sprayable below freezing temperatures.
  • VOC formulations available in <100 g/L, <250 g/L and <450 g/L

Average Coverage Rates
MDO Panels 1000-1500 SF/GAL (25-37.5 SM/L)
Non-Porous Forms 2500-3000 SF/GAL (62.5-75 SM/L)

Nox-Crete form release agent side view of wall panel Competitor's Form Release Agent side view of wall panel

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