Concrete Pharmacy® SET Control® — FAQs
Q: What is Set Control®?
A: It is an additive used to slow the setting time of Rapid Set® products which allows you more time to place and finish your mix. Ideal for warm weather or larger placement applications.
Q: How much is in a packet?
A: Each packet contains 25 grams (.88 ounces).
Q: How much do I use?
A: At moderate 70° degree temperatures, 1 packet per 55 to 60 lb. bag of Rapid Set® product will give you an additional 20 minutes working time. Add up to 4 packets per bag or as little as your application requires.
Q: How do I add it to my mix?
A: Adding it to your mix water before adding the Rapid Set® material will give you better distribution in your mix.
Q: Can I use it with other additives?
A: It can be used in conjunction with other Rapid Set® Concrete Pharmacy® items, various colors, and approved additives.
Q: Can I add it to other portland cement products?
A: Blending with other products may give unpredictable results and is not recommended.
Q: Where can I purchase it?
A: Rapid Set® Concrete Pharmacy® products are available nationwide through contractor supply yards and home improvement centers. We can ship direct to you in remote areas.