Barrier form release agent

V Form Release #1 is a reactive release agent designed to prevent concrete from bonding to forms and form liners. This product is formulated without waxes or silicones, making it effective for various formwork materials.

  • Facilitates easier release of formwork.
  • Reduces concrete buildup on formwork and liners.
  • Decreases the need for cleaning formwork.
  • Protects formwork against rust.
  • Leaves no residue, stains, or discoloration on the concrete.

Tech Sheet
Safety Sheet


  • Ensure form surfaces are clean of dirt, rust, scale, and concrete buildup before use.
  • V Form Release #1 is ready to use and should not be diluted.
  • Recommended application involves spraying with an atomizing or misting spray tip to ensure thin, uniform films, enhancing both product performance and efficiency.
  • Typical coverage rates:
    • Steel, Plastic, Fiberglass: 2000 sq ft/gal
    • Conditioned Aluminum: 2000 sq ft/gal
    • HDO Plywood: 2000 sq ft/gal
    • MDO Plywood: 1500 sq ft/gal
    • Dimensional Lumber: 1000 sq ft/gal
    • BB Grade Plywood: 1000 sq ft/gal
  • Remove excess material or puddles with a squeegee and absorbent rags to prevent dusting.


Available in 275-gallon totes, 55-gallon drums, and 5-gallon pails.

Shelf Life

Two years from the date of manufacture when stored in the original tightly closed containers.


  • Meets VOC emission requirements for form releases (EPA limit < 450 g/L).
  • VOC content < 250 g/L.
  • Complies with Corps of Engineers CEGS-03300, Section 10.8 Form Coating and Navy Dock and Piers 56359.