Sikament® G-8

High Range Water-Reducing and Set Retarding Concrete Admixture

Sikament® G-8 is a highly effective superplasticizer with a set retarding effect for producing free-flowing concrete in hot climates. Also, a substantial water reducing agent for promoting high early and ultimate strengths.

Sikament® G8 provides the following properties:
As a Superplasticizer:
  • Substantial improvement in workability without increased water or the risk of segregation
  • Longlasting control of slump loss
  • No adverse effect on ultimate strengths
As a Water Reducer:
  • Early strengths significantly increased
  • High ultimate strengths
  • Up to 30% water reduction
  • Especially suitable for hot climates
  • No excessive air-entrainment
  • No adverse shrinkage effect
  • Improved surface finish
  • Increased watertightness