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SuRelease™ concrete coating

A one-time application offering an alternative to chemical solvent use in construction

September 2020
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SuRelease™ concrete coating by Nanophyll Inc. implemented by Synergy Inc. in Montreal (Canada) in 2022

Reduces co2eq by 24% compared to conventional mold releasing agents (oil / grease)

SuRelease™ concrete coating

A one-time application offering an alternative to chemical solvent use in construction

  • World Alliance Member
  • Featured Solution
  • Labelled Solution
Label Date September 23, 2020
From Canada
Maturity stage TRL 9 / CRI 3-4 - Commercial Scale Up / Multiple commercial Applications

The construction industry uses moulds, also called formwork, to pour concrete and form a structure. These moulds are traditionally made from wood, which requires the use of toxic chemical solvents to stop the concrete sticking to the mould. NanoPhyll's SuRelease™ nano950 presents a sustainable solution to this problem. The Solution is single-application, reusable nanocomposite polymer top coat which can be used on a range of materials, including steel, aluminium, wood, PVC, HDPE, rubber and concrete substrates. SuRelease™ nano950 has excellent properties in strength, durability, anti-abrasion, corrosion, antibacterial, antifungal, and weather resistance. SuRelease™ nano950 is specially designed to withstand high abrasion and to use as a permanent release agent for formwork. By embracing this Solution, the construction agency can save time, reduce material use and increase the sustainability of their operations.

The Environmental Benefits

  • Volatile Organic Compound (VOCs) emissions 75% lower than mainstream alternative
  • Carbon emissions 67% lower than mainstream alternative

The Financial Benefits

  • Reduces operating costs by 66% compared to mainstream alternative
  • Double the number of uses compared to mainstream alternative (prior to re-coating)

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Activity Region

  • Headquarters
  • Activity

Company Profile

Nanophyll Inc.

NanoPhyll develops and manufactures hydrophobic nanocoating that improve the properties of metals, plastics, concrete and ceramics for industrial applications.

Headquarters Saint-Laurent, QC H4S 2A4, Canada
Type Startup or self-employed
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International Cleantech Network

The International Cleantech Network (ICN) is a global network of 13 cleantech clusters on the international forefront of providing innovative and sustainable solutions to meet the growing demand for green technologies.

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