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Set Retarding and Water Reducing

EUCON RETARDER 75 is a synthetically produced liquid water-reducing and set retarding admixture for concrete. It is a modified organic polymer of sodium glucoheptonate. EUCON RETARDER 75 does not contain calcium chloride or other potential corroding materials, and may be used in the presence of aluminum or zinc metals. It is compatible with air-entraining agents, waterproofers and calcium chloride, but they must be added separately to the mix.

Features & Benefits

  • Retards setting characteristics
  • Improves finishability
  • Improves workability
  • Reduces water requirement
  • Reduces segregation
  • Increases strengths
  • Improves finished appearance
  • Reduces cracking
  • Non staining
  • Reduces permeability


  • Prestressed concrete
  • Concrete requiring water reduction and set time control
  • Architectural concrete
  • Hot weather concrete placement

Specifications / Compliances

  • ASTM C 494, Type D
  • AASHTO M 194


EUCON RETARDER 75 is packaged in bulk, 275 gal (1041 L) totes, 55 gal (208 L) drums and 5 gal (18.9 L) pails.