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    MasterFinish XR

    Water-based dual purpose surface retarder for exposed-aggregate concrete

    How does MasterFinish XR work?

    MasterFinish XR is a water-based top surface and / or in-form surface retarder used to produce uniform exposed-aggregate finishes on architectural or ornamental concrete.

    Recommended uses:

    • Architectural concrete
    • Ornamental concrete
    • Face-up exposed-aggregate applications
    • Steps
    • Construction joints

    What are the unique features of MasterFinish XR?

    • Versatile
    • Excellent for use on Styrofoam or urethane form liners
    • Ease of application
    • Economical
    • Wide range of etches available
    • No need to wash off top surface on the same day
    • Water-based

    What are the benefits of MasterFinish XR?

    • Can be used on a wide variety of form materials on small applications
    • Extends the life of the forms
    • Excellent top surface results
    • No mold release needed
    • Variety of exposed aggregate appearances
    • Easy for scheduling labor
    • No solvent, no odor; no fume or flammability problems​

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    MasterFinish XR Data Sheet

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