Construction Chemicals

  • Tenon® Concrete & Mortar Dissolver RM

    Tenon® Concrete & Mortar Dissolver RM is an environmentally-friendly liquid alternative to aggressive acid based concrete removers. Concrete & Mortar Dissolver RM is specifically designed for use in the ready-mix industry to clean equipment while the concrete and mortar are still in their plastic state. This product will retard the set time and prevent the cementitious bonds from forming, allowing the material to be easily washed from the equipment and tools.

  • Tenon® Cure & Harden

    Tenon® Cure & Harden is a clear, water-based silicate-based curing, hardening, and dustproofing concrete sealer. Tenon® Cure & Harden penetrates into and reacts chemically within the capillaries of the concrete or masonry surfaces. It is suitable for use on freshly placed and finished concrete and in the renovation of aged concrete.

  • Tenon® Cure & Seal ES

    Tenon® Cure & Seal ES is a clear, non-yellowing, fast drying acrylic compound.  No Fillers, oils, waxes, or saponifiable resins are contained in the mixture.  It is used for curing and sealing of freshly-placed and /or existing concrete, terrazzo, brick, stone, architectural concrete, and other cementitious materials.  Cure & Seal ES forms a membrane film on new concrete to seal and retain hydrations water, providing maximum hardness of the substrate, resistance to abrasion, and resistance to damage caused by salt, oil, grease, mild acids, alkali, and stains from soot, smog, fumes, and gases.  Cure & Seal ES will also benefit existing concrete by penetrating into the slab, binding together the small dusting particles, while filling the voids to produce a non-porous, dust-free, brighter surface.   When used on terrazzo, brick, stone, and architectural concrete, it brings out the highlights, enriches, and enhances the natural colors found in the material.

  • Tenon® Dissipating Cure WB +PLUS

    Tenon® Dissipating Cure WB +PLUS is a water-based, clear resin, liquid-membrane-forming curing compound with silane used for moisture retention of freshly placed concrete. Designed for interior or exterior applications where a dissipating or easily removed curing compound is required. It is particularly recommended for applications where greater moisture retention is required. Tenon® Dissipating Cure WB +PLUS will pass all VOC-compliance laws.

    Tenon® Dissipating Cure WB +PLUS is available in 1 gal. bottle (BOM #114437), 5 gal. pail (BOM #114447), 55 gal. drum (BOM #114457), and 275 gal. tote (BOM #114467).

  • Tenon® FormGuard

    Tenon® FormGuard is a V.O.C. compliant, ready-to-use, petroleum based, chemically reactive liquid concrete form release agent. Tenon FormGuard effectively prevents bonding of concrete to forms and formliners. Use of Tenon FormGuard regularly will increase the life of all forms. Tenon FormGuard can be used on forms such as steel, aluminum, fiberglass-reinforced, all grades of plywood, epoxy-coated, and urethane-coated.

  • Tenon® FormGuard Citrus

    Tenon® FormGuard Citrus is a V.O.C. compliant, ready-to-use, petroleum based, chemically reactive liquid concrete form release agent. Tenon® FormGuard Citrus effectively prevents bonding of concrete to forms and form liners. Use of Tenon® FormGuard Citrus regularly will increase the life of all forms. Tenon® FormGuard Citrus can be used on forms such as steel, aluminum, fiberglass-reinforced, all grades of plywood, epoxy-coated, and urethane-coated.

  • Tenon® Hardener LS

    Tenon® Hardener LS is a clear, water-based Lithium Silicate-based hardening, and dustproofing concrete sealer.  Tenon® Hardener LS deeply penetrates into the concrete surface and reacts chemically within the capillaries of the concrete surfaces.  The reaction forms a dense calcium silicate hydrate crystalline structure, providing a hard durable surface. It is suitable for use on recently finished concrete and in the renovation of aged concrete greater than 10 days old.

  • Tenon® Restoration Cleaner

    Tenon® Restoration Cleaner is a mild, acidic product that dissolves and removes efflorescence (white mineral deposits) and rust stains from concrete surfaces, masonry units, pavers, brick, etc. This product is recommended to be used before applying a sealer to the surface of concrete or masonry and enables the sealer to penetrate and seal more effectively. Tenon Restoration Cleaner may be used to prepare the surface of concrete or masonry prior to using Tenon® repair products.

  • Tenon® Set Retarder

    Tenon® Set Retarder is a ready-to-use liquid admixture that slows the rate of reaction for rapid setting concrete repair products, including:

    Tenon® Commercial DOT Repair
    Tenon® Rapid Patch 100
    Tenon® Rapid Patch 200
    Tenon® Rapid Patch® Vertical Repair CI
    Tenon® Rapid Strength Concrete Mix SE
    Tenon® Blend-Pro
    Rapid Patch® Multi-Purpose Repair
    Rapid Patch® Concrete Repair Mortar

    It is intended for use with these products in conditions where warm weather or other situations require extended working time for proper placement and finishing. It meets ASTM C494/C 494M requirements for Type B retarding admixtures. For use with all other mixes contact info@tccmaterials.com to connect with a technical representative.

  • Tenon® Shotcrete D-LR Microfiber

    Tenon® D-LR1 Microfiber is a dry-process shotcrete containing a pre-blended Portland cement, air-entraining admixture, set time accelerator, synthetic fibers, selectively blended aggregates, and propriety performance enhancing components. Available in 80 lb. bags (BOM #112865) and 3000 lb. bags (BOM #110258). Tenon® D-LR2 Microfiber is specifically designed to provide low resistivity values complimenting preplaced cathodic protection systems. Available in 80 lb. bags (BOM #112866) and 3000 lb. bags (BOM #112864).

  • Tenon® Shotcrete D-SF Microfiber

    Tenon® D-SF Microfiber is a dry process shotcrete containing a pre-blended Portland cement, silica fume, air-entraining admixture, set time accelerator, synthetic fibers, selectively blended aggregates, and propriety performance enhancing components. Tenon® D-SF Microfiber is specifically designed to provide excellent application characteristics with balanced performance properties. This product is approved by MNDOT for "Shotcrete - Concrete Surface Repairs". Available in 80 lb. bags (BOM #112870 & BOM #112868) and 3000 lb. bags (BOM #112869 & BOM #112867).

  • Tenon® Trowel Ice

    Tenon® Trowel Ice is a VOC-compliant finishing aid that enhances physical concrete surface performance, while aiding in faster and easier surface finishing. Tenon® Trowel Ice is reactive colloidal silicate densifier that lubricates freshly placed concrete, prolonging workability in adverse conditions, such as high wind, low humidity, or high ambient temperatures. Available in 1 gal. Ready-to-Use bottle (BOM #114864), 5 gal. Ready-to-Use pail (BOM #114865), 1 gal. Concentrated bottle (BOM #114866) and 5 gal. Concentrated pail (BOM #114867).

  • Tenon® Ultimate Barrier

    Tenon® Ultimate Barrier is a clear, non-yellowing, fast drying acrylic-silicone blended concrete sealer for curing, dustproofing, and weatherproofing of freshly placed and/or existing concrete, terrazzo, brick, stone, architectural concrete, and other cementitious materials. Tenon® Ultimate Barrier is designed to be a single application for curing, sealing, and weatherproofing. Tenon® Ultimate Barrier forms a membrane film on new concrete to seal and retain hydration water, providing optimum curing of the substrate, resistance to abrasion, damage caused by salt, oil, grease, mild acids, alkali, and stains from soot, smog, fumes, and gases. Tenon® Ultimate Barrier reacts chemically within the capillaries of the concrete or masonry to protect against moisture penetration and the spalling, freeze damage, and rebar corrosion which moisture can cause. It is suitable for use to cure, protect, and seal fully cured, new concrete, existing concrete, stucco, architectural concrete, and other cementitious materials.

  • Tenon® Ultimate Barrier ES

    Tenon® Ultimate Barrier ES is a VOC-compliant, clear, non-yellowing, fast drying acrylic-silicone blended concrete sealer for curing, dustproofing, and weatherproofing of freshly-placed and/or existing concrete, terrazzo, brick, stone, architectural concrete, and other cementitious materials.

    Tenon Ultimate Barrier ES is designed to be a single application for curing, sealing, and weatherproofing. Tenon® Ultimate Barrier ES forms a membrane film on new concrete to seal and retain hydration water, providing optimum curing of the substrate, resistance to abrasion, damage caused by salt, oil, grease, mild acids, alkali, and stains from soot, smog, fumes, and gases.

    Tenon Ultimate Barrier ES reacts chemically within the capillaries of the concrete or masonry to protect against moisture penetration and the spalling, freeze damage, and rebar corrosion which moisture can cause. It is suitable for use to cure, protect, and seal fully cured new concrete, existing concrete, stucco, architectural concrete, and other cementitious materials.

  • Tenon® X-Tender

    Tenon® X-TENDER is a VOC-compliant concentrate, mixed 1 part concentrate to 9 parts water that creates a sprayable monomolecular polymer film when properly sprayed to freshly placed concrete.  Tenon® X-TENDER is specifically designed to minimize rapid moisture loss from concrete surfaces prior to curing. Available in a 1 gal. bottle (BOM# 114871) and 5 gal. pail (BOM# 114872).

  • Tenon® Xylene

    Tenon® Xylene is a cleaning solvent for cleaning tools, sprayers, and equipment used in concrete and masonry construction. Tenon Xylene may also be used to soften previously applied acrylic sealers.

  • Tenon® Air Entrainment

    Tenon® Air Entrainment (BOM #120377) is a ready-to-use, aqueous solution made of organic materials.  Air Entrainment entrains a small and stable amount of air into the desired mix. These small, stable air voids enhance the mixture and improve workability. Its chemical composition and physical properties make it ideal for many construction applications. It is intended for use when increased workability and freeze-thaw durability of concrete or mortar is preferred. This admixture also improves resistance to freeze/thaw, scaling, segregation, and bleeding and improves strength, plasticity, water retention, and cohesiveness of mortar. Meets ASTM C260 Standard Specification for Air-Entraining Admixtures for Concrete.

  • Tenon SuperFlow

    Tenon® SuperFlow

    Tenon® SuperFlow water-reducing admixture is a full range water reducing additive providing a more plastic and flowable concrete. It produces concrete mixes with different levels of workability to include self-consolidating concrete (SCC) applications. Tenon SuperFlow admixture meets ASTM C494-C 494M compliance requirements for Type A water-reducing and Type F high-range water-reducing admixtures.

  • Tenon Concrete & Masonry Dissolver - Group Photo

    Tenon® Concrete & Masonry Dissolver

    Tenon® Concrete & Masonry Dissolver is an environmentally-friendly liquid alternative to aggressive acid concrete removers. Use to safely dissolve and remove cured concrete, mortar, grout, and stucco build-up from tools, concrete forms, job mixers, hardware, shoring, and more.

  • Tenon® Concrete Surface Retarder

    Tenon® Concrete Surface Retarder is a water-based, “Formula S’’ mixture that is applied to freshly placed concrete applications to chemically delay the setting of the mortar at the surface of the concrete. This allows the top layer of cement paste to be flushed away creating an exposed aggregate decorative finish without damaging the integrity of the concrete slab. A stream of water or scrubbing with a stiff brush is used to create the decorative texture. Surface Retarder can also be used on concrete to roughen or open the surface to improve the bonding for coatings or toppings. Available in 1 gallon bottles (BOM #121117) and 5 gallon pails (BOM #121118).

  • Tenon® Cure & Seal

    Tenon® Cure & Seal is a non-yellowing, fast-drying acrylic compound used for curing, sealing, and hardening of freshly-placed and/or existing concrete. Enhances colors, darkens the appearance of concrete, brick, stone, terrazzo, and exposed aggregate. Available in 1 gal. bottle (BOM #120839), 5 gal. pail (BOM #120838), or 55 gal. drum (BOM #120932).

  • Tenon® Cure & Seal WB

    Tenon® Cure & Seal WB is a clear, non-yellowing, acrylic polymer membrane forming compound used for curing, sealing, and hardening of freshly-placed and/or existing concrete, terrazzo, brick, stone, architectural concrete, and other cementitious materials. Waterborne mixture passes VOC compliance laws. Available in 1 gal. bottle (BOM #120823), 5 gal. pail (BOM #120822), and 55 gal. drum (BOM #120824).

  • Tenon® Fast-Set Liquid Activator

    Tenon® Fast-Set Liquid Activator is formulated specifically to be used in conjunction with Tenon® Air-Entrained Concrete Patching Mix AE in order to establish a quicker set and develop strength rapidly. When used with the patching mix, Fast-Set Liquid Activator reduces the closure time of high-traffic areas from 24 hours to 4-5 hours under normal conditions. Available in 1 gallon bottles (BOM #120593) and 5 gallon pails (BOM # 120770).

  • Tenon® Dissipating Cure 1315 WB

    Tenon® Dissipating Cure 1315 WB is a water-based, clear resin, liquid-membrane-forming curing compound used for moisture retention of freshly placed concrete. Tenon® Dissipating Cure 1315 WB is formulated for curing concrete. Designed for interior or exterior applications where a dissipating or easily removed curing compound is required. It is particularly recommended applications where greater moisture retention is required. Tenon® Dissipating Cure 1315 WB will pass all VOC-compliance laws. Available in 5 gal. pails (BOM #113839), 55 gal. drums (BOM #113839), and 275 gal. totes (BOM #113838).

  • Tenon® Wax Cure 1315 WB

    Tenon® Wax Cure 1315 WB is a water-based, white pigmented, liquid membrane forming, wax curing compound used for moisture retention of freshly placed concrete. Tenon® Wax Cure 1315 WB is formulated for curing concrete. The addition of white pigment to the wax film reflects the heat of the sun to protect excess heat build-up. Designed for exterior applications, it is particularly recommended for roadways, airport runways, parking lots, and other pavement projects where greater moisture retention is required . Tenon® Wax Cure 1315 WB will pass all VOC compliance laws. Available in 5 gallon pails (BOM #113830), 55 gallon drums (BOM #113829), and 275 gallon totes (BOM #113828).

  • Tenon® Wax Cure 309 WB

    Tenon® Wax Cure 309 WB is a water-based, white pigmented, liquid membrane forming, wax curing compound used for moisture retention of freshly placed concrete. Tenon® Wax Cure 309 WB is formulated for curing concrete. The addition of white pigment to the wax film reflects the heat of the sun to protect excess heat build-up. Designed for exterior applications, it is particularly recommended for slip form , curb and gutter, and municipal sidewalk applications where minimum moisture retention is required. Tenon® Wax Cure 309 WB will pass all VOC compliance laws. Available in 5 gallon pails (BOM #113860), 55 gallon drums (BOM #113849), and 275 gallon totes (BOM #113851).

  • Tenon® Level-Flo® Primer Pro

    Tenon® Level-Flo Primer Pro (1 gal. BOM #129436, 5 gal. BOM #129438) is a high quality, acrylic latex based primer used with Tenon® Level-Flo self-leveling products. Level-Flo Primer Pro is applied to porous and nonporous surfaces as a substrate primer to promote bonding. This primer can also be used with other cement-based Tenon concrete repair, surface preparation, and polymer-modified thin set mortars to enhance bonding to difficult substrates such as glazed ceramic tile, terrazzo, gypsum based underlayments, concrete treated with certain types of curing compounds (acrylic resin or silicate curing compounds only), well bonded epoxy coatings, and cold rolled steel. Tenon Level-Flo Primer or Primer Pro are required to be applied to all substrates before placing Tenon® Level-Flo Underlayments or Wear-Toppings.

  • Tenon® Mighty Bond

    Tenon® Mighty Bond™ is a high-solids, acrylic, liquid bonding agent that substantially improves adhesion, impact, and shear bond, tensile, and flexural and compressive strength of unmodified concrete, mortars, patches and grouts. Additionally, Mighty Bond adds excellent freeze/thaw and salt resistance and creates more durable cement-based materials. Minimal preparation is required. Available in 1 gal. bottles (BOM #120525), 5 gal. pails (BOM #120526) and 55 gal. drums (BOM #130020).

  • Tenon® Paver Wash

    Tenon® Paver Wash is a mild, phosphoric product that dissolves and removes efflorescence (white mineral deposits) and rust stains from pavers and other cementitious or clay surfaces. This product is recommended to be used before applying a sealer to the surface of pavers in order to enables the sealer to penetrate and seal more effectively. Available in 1 gal. bottle (BOM #129800) or 5 gal. pail (BOM #129810).

  • Tenon® Set Accelerator

    Tenon® Set Accelerator (BOM #120376) is an ASTM C494, Type C, non-chloride, non-corrosive, liquid that improves workability and initial strength while it reduces the hydration time of cement.  The product is recommended for use during cooler weather to accelerate set time and reduce the risk of frozen mortar and concrete mixes. It is also recommended for use when early strength gain is desired to speed up projects. Tenon Set Accelerator provides a reduced curing time, faster set time and increased early strength. The product speeds finishing operations in any weather condition without any corrosive effects.

  • Tenon® Super Diamond Glaze

    Tenon® Super Diamond Glaze is a higher viscosity version of Super Clear Coat used for curing and sealing exposed aggregate and sealing colored concrete. Enhances the beauty and depth of the surface, giving it a rich "wet-look" high gloss while protecting from the damages caused by moisture penetration. Available in 1 gal. bottle (BOM #120836), 5 gal. pail (BOM #120835), and 55 gal. drum (BOM #120837).

  • Tenon® TraxGrip

    Tenon® TraxGrip gives a light texture to concrete flatwork for a slip-resistant surface. Often used commercially on entrance floors, garage floors, steps, patios, walkways, and any surface where additional texture is desired to increase non-slip characteristics. TraxGrip is an optically clear thermoset polymer resin. Nearly invisible on the applied floor surface, it is added to curing and sealing compounds then applied to surfaces in the liquid solution. Available in 3.2 oz (BOM #114637) and 1 lb. (BOM #114638)