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Krete Industries
High Quality Integral Water Repellents, Efflorescense Controllers and Assorted Value Added Accessory Products

 

MANUFACTURER:

KRETE INDUSTRIES, INC.
3425 N. 124th Street
Brookfield, WI 53005

Website: www.krete.com

(800) 777-9562

Empire Blended is the exclusive sales representative for Krete Industries in New Jersey, New York and New England. Krete Industries manufactures a full line of liquid admixtures designed for use in the production of zero slump concrete. Founded by people from the old Forrer Industries, Krete is a leader in product innovation, product quality and offers superior customer service. Their products range from integral water repellents to efflorescence controllers to value added accessory products such as release agents for mixers and molds.

WATER REPELLENTS
   
Krete BGP An advanced swipe producing formulation for integral water-repellency and efflorescence control in manufactured concrete products. It is effective at low dosage rates in controlling both primary and secondary efflorescence. Slightly higher amounts will produce  water repellent products.
   
Krete BGP (LS) An advanced low swipe formulation for integral water-repellency and efflorescence control in manufactured concrete products at low dosage  rates. It is effective at low dosage rates in controlling both primary and secondary efflorescence. Slightly higher amounts will produce water repellent products.
   
Krete BGP (NS) An advanced no swipe formulation for integral water-repellency and efflorescence control in manufactured concrete products at low dosage rates. It is effective at low dosage rates in controlling both primary and secondary efflorescence. Slightly higher amounts will produce water repellent products.
   
Krete Block Gard An integral admixture designed for zero-slump concrete products to impede water penetration and reduce efflorescence on a long duration basis.
   
Krete Gard Mortar Mix An integral polymeric admix for mortar, to be used in the Krete BGP, Krete Block Gard, and Krete HQ systems for water-repellent masonry.
   
Krete H.Q. Plus A multi-property integral admix designed to reduce primary and secondary efflorescence and impede water-penetration, while providing plasticizing action, in zero-slump concrete products.
   
Krete H.Q. (S) Plus A swipe producing multi-property integral admix designed to reduce primary and secondary efflorescence and impede water-penetration, while providing plasticizing action, in zero-slump concrete products.
   
For Mortar  
   
Krete Gard Mortar Mix An integral polymeric admix for mortar, to be used in the Krete BGP, Krete Block Gard, and Krete HQ systems for water-repellent masonry.
   
PLASTICIZERS
   
Krete Econo Plast A concentrated, economical, multiple activity plasticizer for zero-slump concrete products.
   
Krete Maxi-Slump A specialized water based plasticizer formulated to allow extra water in batches for making slump block. Helps disperse integral pigments for brighter colors. Allows more trouble-free production.
   
Krete Mix An integral admix designed for zero-slump concrete to disperse fines, cement and integral colors, and to allow additional water to be included in the batch, thereby increasing compressive strength.
   
Krete Multi-Plast An economical multi-use plasticizer which has been formulated at an easily handled lower viscosity. It performs well in zero-slump concrete production. 
   
Krete Plast II A specialized plasticizer concentrate formulated to achieve the highest performance in no-slump concrete production. Produces desired swipe economically.
   
Krete Redi-Plast A special pre-dispersed, READY TO USE, admixture for zero-slump concrete products.
   
Krete Slump Mix A specialized water based plasticizer formulated to allow extra water in batches for making slump block. Helps disperse integral colors for better beauty. Allows more trouble free products.
   
Krete Super Kast A special admixture for wet cast concrete with high range water-reduction, densification and exceptional flowability.
   
Krete Ultra Mix An extremely versatile swipe producing admix designed to densify, increase strength, allow additional water to be added to the batch, improve texture, and increase ease in machining zero-slump concrete.
   
EFFLORESCENCE CONTROL
   
Krete All N’1 (NS) A multi-property no swipe admix to economically increase the overall quality of zero-slump concrete products.
   
Krete BGP An advanced swipe producing formulation for integral water- repellency and efflorescence control in manufactured concrete products. It is effective at low dosage rates in controlling both primary and secondary efflorescence. Slightly higher amounts will produce water repellent products.
   
Krete BGP (LS) An advanced low swipe formulation for integral water-repellency and efflorescence control in manufactured concrete products at low dosage rates. It is effective at low dosage rates in controlling both primary and secondary efflorescence. Slightly higher amounts will produce water repellent products.
   
Krete BGP (NS) An advanced no swipe formulation for integral water-repellency and efflorescence control in manufactured concrete products at low dosage rates. It is effective at low dosage rates in controlling both primary and secondary efflorescence. Slightly higher amounts will produce water repellent products.
   
Krete Block Gard An integral admixture designed for zero-slump concrete products to impede water penetration and reduce efflorescence on a long duration basis.
   
Krete CA-21 An economical admix designed to reduce efflorescence in zero-slump concrete.
   
Krete EC A 100% active economical admixture designed for early efflorescence control in zero-slump concrete products.
   
Krete EFC Plus A specially formulated fatty acid compound designed to combine with excess alkalinity in concrete products to help minimize efflorescence.
   
Krete Efflor-EX-5 A breakthrough development has produced an efflorescence control combining several technologies in one admix.
   
Krete H.Q. Plus

A multi-property integral admix designed to reduce primary and secondary efflorescence and impede water-penetration, while providing plasticizing action, in zero-slump concrete products.

   
Krete H.Q. (S) Plus A swipe producing multi-property integral admix designed to reduce primary and secondary efflorescence and impede water-penetration, while providing plasticizing action, in zero-slump concrete products.
   
Krete H.Q. (Wet-Cast) A multi-property admix designed to economically increase overall quality and minimize efflorescence in architectural concrete and stone veneer.
   
Krete Paver Max II (X) A specially formulated admix which provides efflorescence control, and produces higher strength in concrete pavers.
   
Krete Prekast Admix An integral polymeric admixture formulated to help minimize secondary,       long-term efflorescence and promote color uniformity precast concrete. Used at proper dosage will produce water-repellent properties.
   
Krete SPC-W A special admixture designed for use in the production of hollow core plank.
   
Krete S.R.W A multi-functional admixture designed to improve the durability and appearance of segmental retaining wall units.
   
Krete Ultra Efflor-EX An efflorescence control admix which utilizes silicone technology, making it very effective at low dosage rates. Provides primary and secondary efflorescence protection.
   
Krete W-B (XL) A multi-faceted admixture designed for producing zero-slump concrete units. A “winter blend” including an accelerator, efflorescence control, plasticizer, and water enhancer/densifier.
   
RECYCLED AGGREGATES
   
Krete RCA A multi-functional admixture designed to maximize bonding of RECYCLED AGGREGATES to the cement matrix.
   
Krete RCA-30 An admixture designed for use with KRETE RCA, when recycled glass is replacing some of the aggregate in manufactured concrete products. Krete RCA-30 inhibits the reaction between the alkali in cement and the silica in the glass and improves the durability of the product.
   
FREEZE THAW DURABILITY
   
Krete H.Q. Plus A multi-property integral admix designed to reduce primary and secondary efflorescence and impede water-penetration, while providing plasticizing action, in zero-slump concrete products.
   
Krete H.Q. (S) Plus A swipe producing multi-property integral admix designed to reduce primary and secondary efflorescence and impede water-penetration, while providing plasticizing action, in zero-slump concrete products.
   
Krete D.O.T. A special admix for freeze-thaw durability in saline solution for segmental retaining walls.
   
Krete S.R.W A multi-functional admixture designed to improve the durability and appearance of segmental retaining wall units.
   
WATER REDUCERS
   
Hi range:  
   
Krete Super Kast A special admixture for wet cast concrete with high range water-reduction, densification and exceptional flowability.
   
Krete Super Slumper A high molecular weight naphthalene sulfonate super plasticizer with very high performance properties.
   
Mid Range:  
   
Krete Water Reducer A lignin based mid-range water reducing admixture, containing NO calcium chloride, designed to produce higher strength and improve finishing characteristics to concrete.
   
Krete XL-HS (SD) A special admixture for wet cast concrete that includes an accelerator, high range water-reducer, densifier, and offers exceptional flowability.
   
AIR ENTRAINING
   
Krete Air Entraining A liquid formulation of vinsol resin designed to meet air entraining needs of precast concrete. 
   
Krete Syn Air A high concentrate synthetic air entraining agent for slump concrete.
   
SET ACCELERATORS
   
Krete Kure-Ade A unique admix for zero-slump concrete designed to retard the loss of moisture in manufactured concrete products and also accelerate the set of Portland Cement.
   
Krete XL-5 A non-chloride cement hydration accelerator for concrete.
   
Krete XL-25 A highly concentrated non-chloride cement hydration accelerator for concrete.
   
Krete XL-HS (SD) A special admixture for wet cast concrete that includes an accelerator, high range water-reducer, densifier, and offers exceptional flowability.
   
RELEASE AGENTS
   
Krete Coat Superior mixer and form release, with built-in chemical reaction that creates an abrasive resistant film. Out performs many mixer oils.
   
*Krete Mix’r Eez A non-toxic, acid free water based product designed to make cleaning of concrete mixers easier and less time consuming. It retards cement hydration so that less build-up occurs in mixers and makes it much easier to remove. 
   
*Krete Pallet Lease A water-based release agent and corrosion inhibitor for steel pallets.
   
PALLET RELEASE/CONDITIONER
   
Krete Aqua Lube A concentrated, water soluble lubricant for oiler boxes in ABC curing systems.
   
Krete Ring Lube A concentrate specially formulated as a water dilutable pallet and ring lubricant for Packerhead (turning pallet) pipe equipment.
   
RACK COATING
   
Krete Rack Coat A special stabilized, gelled, formula designed for use on racks for block plants- steam or mist kilns. Can be used with auto-claves.
   
CONCRETE SEALERS AND BRIGHTENERS
   
Krete Highliter™ 2 A water based acrylic coating that penetrates concrete surfaces and enhances the natural color of aggregates and integral pigments.
   
Krete Ultra Klear Forms a clear and very durable film that is resistant to ultra violet yellowing, water-whitening, and staining.
   
Paver Sealer Stabilizer A water-based polymer blend designed to seal the surface of pavers and also stabilize the joint sand.
   
TEXTURE BLOCK
   
System Usage A multi component system which provides the revealed texture of natural aggregates in zero slump concrete.
   
Krete H.Q. Plus A multi-property integral admix designed to reduce primary and secondary efflorescence and impede water-penetration, while providing plasticizing action, in zero-slump concrete products.
   
Krete H.Q. (S) Plus A swipe producing multi-property integral admix designed to reduce primary and secondary efflorescence and impede water-penetration, while providing plasticizing action, in zero-slump concrete products.
   
Texture Block® Spray An exclusive polymer based water dispersion formula for revealing the aggregate in TEXTURE BLOCK® units. It must be used with a Krete integral polymer efflorescence control product, such as Krete HQ Plus, Krete HQ (S) Plus, or Krete All ‘N 1 (NS) for proper results.
   
Krete Highliter™ 2 A water based acrylic coating that penetrates concrete surfaces and enhances the natural color of aggregates and integral pigments.
   
MISCELLANEOUS PRODUCTS
   
Krete Modifier A polymer admixture for modifying workability and flexural strength for concrete products. Can also be used when combined with integral pigments, cement, and water to create a slurry coat that can be applied to the inside of molds.
   
Krete Retarder A synthetic organic chemical compounded to retard the initial and fina set of Portland cement in concrete. It does not contain Calcium Chloride or other components which might be corrosive to forms or steel reinforcement. It is compatible with other admixtures as long as they are added separately to the batch.
   
Krete Hand Care A specially designed hand cleaner for use with concrete and concrete products. Softens roughened hands.
   
DISPENSING EQUIPMENT
   
1/4" Gear Pump Designed for dispensing medium dosage products.
   
3/8" Gear Pump Designed for dispensing high dosage and diluted products.
   
Concentrate Dispenser Designed for dispensing low dosage and undiluted products.
   
Digital Readout Designed for use with the 1/4" and 3/8" gear pumps.
   
Accessories Timer for gear pump and concentrate dispenser, alarm system, and adapters for drums and totes.
   
*Material Meets 1998 Federal v.o.c Requirements
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

 

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