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Polycarboxylate Superplasticizer (PC-P)
Product Name: Polycarboxylate Superplasticizer (PC-P)
Type: PC-P(Powder)
Package: 25 kg / drum

Polycarboxylate Superplasticizer
PC-P (Powder)

■ Description

PC-P is a free flowing and spray dried powder of new generation poly-carboxylate based polymer used as a superplasticizer for cement based materials. It is also an excellent dispersion plasticizer suitable for gypsum, ceramic, and other mineral materials.


PC-P is also a superplasticizer for high performance concrete, high strength concrete, high volume fly ash/slag concrete, and grouting/self-leveling screed/mortar. It complies with ASTM C 494, Type F specifications.

■ Special Features

 Comparing to naphthalene and melamine based superplasticizers, PC-P has superior characteristics of

- High-efficient water reduction up to 30%

- Excellent stability, providing long working time

- Unique homogeneous plasticizing property, thus preventing segregation and bleeding

- Good disperser for various types of cement, gypsum and minerals.




Visual Appearance

Light Yellow Powder

Bulk Density, kg/m3


Drying Loss, %

2.0 ± 1.0

pH (23 ), at 20% solution

9.0 ± 0.5

Solid Content, %

98.0 ±1.0


Water soluble


Dosages for P.O 42.5 Standard Cement: (wt% of cement)


Cement Paste Flow


Water Reducing of Mortar




-Structure grout

-Cable grout

-Repair mortar

-Floor screed / thin-overlay

-Cement coating / paint

-Gypsum, ceramic products

-Products containing silica fume, silica flour, pigment, and other ultra-fine particles

-Architectural products

 Typical Applications & Advantages
■ Provides high quality durable concrete.
■ Powerful plasticizing action with an improved initial work ability, easier placing and faster strength development.
■ Reduce water cement ratio to the maximum which allows production of high strength concrete.
■ Capability of delivering high performance concrete at any time to the job site in place.
■ It can be either used alone or after compounded with other additives to make special concrete such as pumping concrete, ready mix concrete etc. 

 Technical Support
MUHU provides comprehensive technical support service to specifiers, end users and contractors and is able to offer on-site technical assistance.

 Instructions for Use
Polycarboxylate Superplasticizer must preferably be added in the mixing water and in case of ready mix concrete where the product can be added on fresh concrete and in a mixing truck, it is necessary to mix at a high speed for about 6 – 8 minutes.

 Test Data Sheet

Test Items

Actual Results

Water Reduction, %


Air Content, %


Slump Retention  (60min), mm


Compressive Strength Ratio, %

1 day


3 day


7 day


28 day


Bleeding Ratio, %


Shrinkage (28 day), %


Setting Time Deff.





The recommended dosage of PC-P for various applications is 0.02 to 0.3% of cementitious binder.

■ Setting
Polycarboxylate Superplasticizer affords excellent control over initial and final setting times. Setting times of concrete mixes are related to cement type, mix design and ambient temperature.

Polycarboxylate Superplasticizer should not be used in conjunction with any other admixture unless prior approval is obtained from MUHU.

 Packaging & Storage

Polycarboxylate Superplasticizer (PC-P) is packed in 25 kg multi-layer paper drum.
Polycarboxylate Superplasticizer has a minimum shelf life of 12 months provided it is stored under cover, out of direct sunlight.

 Health & Safety Precautions
Polycarboxylate Superplasticizer does not fall into the hazard classifications of current regulations. However, it should not be swallowed or allowed to come into contact with skin and eyes. Suitable protective gloves and goggles should be worn. Splashes on the skin should be removed with water. In case of contact with eyes rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. If swallowed seek medical attention immediately do not induce vomiting.

For further information refer the Material Safety Data Sheet available for this product.

 Important note
MUHU endeavors to ensure that the technical information contained herein is true, accurate and represents our best knowledge and experience. No warranty is given or implied, as MUHU has no control over the conditions of use and the competence of any labor involved in the application 

As all MUHU technical data sheets are updated on a regular basis it is the customer’s responsibility to check that the product is suitable for the intended application, and that the actual conditions of use are in accordance with those recommended.


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