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SYNTHEON to Unveil Velocrete at World of Concrete 2016

Matt Ball on February 2, 2016 - in Buildings, Products

PITTSBURGH, Pa.—Pittsburgh-based SYNTHEON Inc. will introduce Velocrete™, its new fast set and high early strength architectural concrete mix at World of Concrete 2016,February 2-5, 2016. Visit SYNTHEON at Booth #S12820.


Formulated for speed, the Velocrete pre-engineered mix makes any architectural concrete application fast and easy. It has an industry-leading set time of 30 minutes with high early strength, and a form removal time of 1.5 hours.


Velocrete sheds weight from architectural projects. It is available in a variety of lightweight densities: 150, 120, 110, 100, 90, and 50 pcf.


Velocrete can be specially formulated for custom jobs. For a two pallet minimum, the mix can be adjusted to perfectly suit the needs of any architectural project.

“Velocrete fills a void in our industry,” says Kevin Foody, Director of Business Development for SYNTHEON. “For our customers, it is the best of both worlds – speed and light weight – all with the option to customize the mix to meet their specific needs. There is no other product on the market like this, and we look forward to introducing it to our customers at World of Concrete.”

Velocrete is ideal for lightweight architectural concrete, lightweight concrete floors, and manufactured concrete. Its most common applications are architectural precast, veneer stone, and architectural landscaping. It is available in 35 lb. bags.


SYNTHEON Inc., (www.SYNTHEONInc.com) is a global source for advanced high-efficiency building and construction products. SYNTHEON practices engineered sustainability – a common-sense approach to building for the common good – offering products and services that improve the way buildings are built by reducing energy usage, reducing cost, and reducing construction time and labor.  SYNTHEON global business is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with affiliates and joint venture partners throughout the world, including the U.S., Mexico, Chile and India.

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