Sika’s set controlling admixtures allow producers and contractors to take control of the concrete during extreme temperatures and in extreme situations. Whether you need to pump concrete for over a mile or winter’s chill is doing its best to keep you from placing concrete, Sika has a product that can help.

Need very high early strengths? Sika’s line of Rapid hardening accelerators can provide early strengths without the headaches.

Benefits of Sika Rapid Products:

  • Possible to plant add without quick slump loss and no barrel build up.
  • Early stripping of forms and/or utilization of less energy for curing.
  • Use higher percentage of supplementary cementitious materials.
  • Eliminate the use of Type III cement.
Set Control & Hardening Accelerators, Hardening Accelerators - Rapid
Hardening Accelerators - Rapid

Sika’s Rapid line of hardening accelerators provide very high early strengths. Looking for 3000 psi + in 6 hours or less, check out Sika Rapid!


Set Control & Hardening Accelerators, Set Accelerators
Set Accelerators

Sika has a full range of chloride and non-chloride accelerators known as SikaSet that decrease the set time of concrete.


Set Control & Hardening Accelerators, Retarders

Sika Plastiment series extends the setting time of concrete allowing time for proper placement and finishing without cold joints.


Set Control & Hardening Accelerators, Hydration Controlling Admixtures
Hydration Controlling Admixtures

SikaTard hydration controlling admixtures provide extension of concrete set with a very predictive dosage response.


Set Control & Hardening Accelerators, Shotcrete Accelerators
Shotcrete Accelerators

Sigunite shotcrete accelerators are formulated to provide very high early strengths with low rebound and reduction of dust.