Deco-Crete (DC) D-Activator makes exposed aggregate finishes easier & more consistent. It is topically applied to freshly placed concrete to prevent cement paste from hardening & to achieve more controlled exposed aggregate finishes. Unlike traditional surface retarders with uncertain levels of retardation, D-Activator selectively halts the hydration process down to a controlled depth. Six predetermined depths of exposure are available, numbered for identification, to provide consistent, repeatable cement paste removal & aggregate reveal. Because D-Activator provides a longer window before the surface paste must be removed, it allows underlying concrete to harden properly, locking in aggregate & reducing pop-outs. D-Activator is water-soluble for easy removal with floor buffer & pressure washer.
Controlled, Repeatable Exposure Depth
Available in 6 Predetermined Depths
Exposure Depths Numbered & Color Coded
Vibrant Colors are a Visual Aid in Ensuring Coverage