U.S. Concrete’s ARIDUS® Rapid-Drying Concrete


The effects of unacceptably high moisture levels within a concrete slab are a leading cause of flooring problems. U.S. Concrete’s ARIDUS® Rapid Drying Concrete reduces the drying time and risks associated with excess moisture vapor in concrete slabs, enabling faster, more effective floor topping installations.

ARIDUS Rapid Drying Concrete was developed and patented by U.S. Concrete’s National Research Laboratory, USC Technologies, Inc., to address recent changes in environmental government regulations that limit or restrict Vapor Organic Compounds (VOCs) in flooring adhesives. While these new formulations can reduce the environmental impact of new flooring installations, the new adhesives are less durable and more susceptible to moisture-related issues. As a result, contractors have been forced to combat the problems by adding sealers or lengthening the drying time of the concrete, in hopes of reducing the risk of liabilities associated with the failures of floor coverings. In addition, these remedies increase the construction time and costs associated with the projects.

ARIDUS Rapid Drying Concrete consumes the excess water and accelerates the drying time, eliminating extended drying times and the need for costly and time-consuming topical products such as epoxies. As a result, ARIDUS Rapid Drying Concrete not only prevents moisture-related flooring covering failures, but also allows contractors to reduce construction schedules and costs. This has led to architects and contractors specifying ARIDUS Rapid Drying Concrete for their flooring projects nationwide.

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