Extend the working time of duoMatrix™ NEO by adding a very small amount of duoMatrix™ NEO Retarder to the mix. For best results, the retarder must be added to water, mixed well and then pre-mixed with NEO – Part B (liquid) before mixing with Part A (powder).
If “drill” mixing—this method will extend the working time from about 6 minutes to 45 minutes. Demold time will slowed from 1 hour to 4 hours.
Step 1: Make A Liquid Concentrate: Add 1 teaspoon of Matrix™ Retarder to 1-cup water and mix well.
Step 2: Add 1 teaspoon of Concentrate to Part B - liquid and mix well.
Step 3: Add Part A – powder as directed above
Guide: Add 1 teaspoon of concentrate for every pound (0.45 kg.) of total NEO mix – A+B.