PIERI® Architectural Precast Portfolio
Creating and protecting architectural finishes through best-in-class products that reduce labor and risk.
The PIERI® Architectural Precast Portfolio includes high-quality products such as in-form surface retarders, release agents and finish protectors that provide beautiful, consistent, long-lasting architectural finishes. Other finishing techniques, such as sandblasting and acid-etching, are labor-intensive and hazardous and can produce inconsistent results. When you replace old finishing techniques with PIERI® Architectural Products, the result is a higher-quality finish that saves time and lasts longer.
PIERI® Product Documents
|Product Name||Product Data Sheet||SDS/MSDS|
|PIERI® Euro-Tard™ In-form Retarder|
|PIERI® FORM SEAL 245|
|PIERI® RELEASE 80|
|TOP-CAST® SS 100|
- Product Name
- Key Benefits
- Applications Type
PIERI® Euro-Tard™ is a one-step, general-purpose in-form retarder with excellent heat resistance. No mold release required, single coat application. Available in 11 depths of etch, color and number coded. A test panel simulating job conditions should be poured for proper grade selection.
- One coat, fast drying
- High heat resistance
- Excellent etch retention
- High coverage rates, low cost per ft2
- Architectural precast
- High vertical poured-in-place concrete (e.g. bridge work).
- Steel, concrete or plywood forms
PIERI® FORM SEAL 245 is a glossy, hard, attractive polyurethane coating that provides outstanding resistance to abrasion, wear and spillage of acids, solvents, salts, alkalis, and water. PIERI® FORM SEAL 245 has a high degree of flexibility and is smooth, slick and hard, which reduces soiling and dirt pickup. Coverage: approximately 150-200 ft2/gal (3.7-4.9 m2/L)
This innovative concrete release agent is ideal for general everyday use. PIERI® RELEASE 80 is non-staining, and provides a smooth release. It is also high temperature resistant and provides corrosion inhibiting capability with steel forms, with no powdery residue. Coverage: approximately 2,500-3,000 ft2/gal (61-74 m2/L.
TOP-CAST® SS 100 Site Saver is an innovative surface protectant designed to keep splatter, color, cementitious toppings, cures and retarder overspray from adhering to the surfaces surrounding a concrete placing and finishing operation. It replaces the need for costly plastic barriers, which otherwise need to be taped in place while being compatible with many surfaces including but certainly not limited to masonry, stone and concrete.
- Protects surfaces from overspray or splatters
- Easier to use than plastic coverings
- Easy to remove
- Water clean-up
Ideal site protection for anywhere TOP-CAST Surface Retarders are used to protect against splatter, color, and retarder overspray.
More consistent finish, less labor
Architectural precast typically receives some form of processing treatment such as sandblasting or acid-etching it in order to achieve a desired finish. PIERI® in-form surface retarders provide better options to accomplish these. Precasters can create multiple etch depths, including very light acid-etch or sandblast finishes within a single piece, and simply power wash off the next day. This provides a more consistent finish and eliminates the danger from acid-etching and sandblasting.
Protect finishes from yard transit and site staining
Precast concrete can take a lot of abuse, but its finish can't. Conditions in the yard, during shipping or on-site can stain and discolor finishes that then require expensive rework. For these circumstances, PIERI® Finish Protectors provide stable, long-lasting finish protection. These acrylic-based products are able to be applied on damp and freshly demolded precast and do not alter the color or finish.
Demold beauty, every time
Bugholes are an unsightly, and often unacceptable, surface defect that can require rework, wasting time and money. The PIERI® product portfolio includes innovative form release agents and coatings that allow for better-looking finishes. These products are available for wood, steel and even polyurethane formliners.
Reduce bugholes and rework, replace sandblasting and acid-etching, and protect finishes from staining and discoloration. The PIERI® Architectural Precast Portfolio lets precasters do all these things and more.
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