Green Umbrella -DryShield Concrete Densifier




Green Umbrella® DryShield™ is a formulated concrete hardener and densifier that cuts environmental impact.

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DryShield Concrete Densifier



Green Umbrella® DryShield™ is a formulated concrete hardener and densifier that cuts environmental impact. Reaching deep into the subsurface, DryShield creates more than a conventional shell surface. The unique formulation is insoluble, fully reactive, and pH neutral-resulting in a bond within the concrete that is harder, denser, and less porous while allowing maximum penetration of concrete colorants. A breathable, transparent, odorless solution with a natural appearance that is specially formulated to be a CrossOver™ densifier, designed for application @EarlyAge™, @Profile&Polish™, or @MatureAge™ concrete. Unlike conventional hardeners, DryShield is a single application S.O.L.O™ treatment that requires no scrubbing or mopping and is packaged R.T.U.™ It does not require a pH balance of wastewater if rinsed. DryShield produces a substrate that will stain less and wear longer, reducing maintenance frequency and extending the concrete’s life cycle. Use of Green Umbrella Treatments saves considerable time and expense while eliminating hazardous waste disposal requirements, significantly cutting the environmental impact.


“You Can’t Stop the Rain, But You Can Stay Under a Good Umbrella”


“Our MISSION at Green Umbrella is to bring to the concrete market innovative products combined with a consultative approach that resolves common problems; prevent future issues, and create solutions for architectural concrete. We accomplish all of this with an environmentally conscious systems solution, consistently found under one Green Umbrella.“


Ideal for interior or exterior, vertical or horizontal in Demanding Applications; warehouse/distribution centers, food service, parking decks, garages, hospitals, or similar & specifically for nano dye and pigment Decorative Color Applications; retail spaces & showrooms, restaurants, business offices, lobby areas, museums, municipalities, airports, hospitals, schools, fire-stations, or most concrete surfaces.

Features & Benefits

  • Industry’s Most VERSATILE Cross-Over Densifier @EarlyAge, @MatureAge and @Profile&Polish
  • Insoluble, Product Permanence - Will Not Wash Out
  • Deepest Subsurface Penetration - 10X Deeper Than Conventional Hardness
  • Natural Silica Formulation - Environmentally Responsible
  • Unique Nano Technology - Superior Performance
  • Superior Stand-Alone Concrete Hardener - 2X Hardness of Conventional Hardeners
  • Prevents Dangerous Off-Dusting - Safer For Building Occupants
  • Resists penetration by many oils, chemicals and other stain-causing materials*

*(Low viscosity high detergent and chlorinated oils require MaxDefense™)

  • Ph Neutral - Non-Hazardous
  • 100 Percent Reactive - Creates More Than A Shell Surface
  • 100 Percent Absorb - Cuts Waste
  • Low Solids Formulation - Deeper Penetration
  • Reduces Porosity - Increased Life-Cycle
  • Creates A Breathable Surface - No Flake Or Peel
  • Natural Appearance - Reduces Cleaning Schedule
  • Requires No Rinsing & Disposal - Cuts Labor
  • Will Not Gel On Surface - No Swelling In Pores That Creates Craze Cracking
  • Simply Air Dry - Cuts Labor
  • Highly Abrasion-Resistant To Foot & Wheeled Traffic - Increases Life Cycle
  • S.O.L.O. Application & Brief Dwell Time - Cuts Downtime
  • Non-Sodium - Does Not Contribute To Alkali-Silica Reaction
  • No Efflorescence & Whitening Common With Conventional Floor Products - Cuts Downtime
  • No VOC’s - Environmentally Responsible
  • Non-Resinous Polymer Formulation - Prevents Yellowing & Tire Marking
  • 2-3X Greater Coverage Rate Of Conventional Floor Products - Cuts Labor

Additional Features & Benefits for @EarlyAge Concrete

  • Does Not Require Calcium Hydroxide Reaction - May Apply Same Day As Pour
  • No 7-28 Day Application Restriction - Less Downtime
  • Not A Desiccant - Will Not Damage Cure Of Surface

Additional Features & Benefits For Abrasively Polished Concrete

  • Designed For Wet Profile, Hone And Polish Process - No Slab Whitening
  • Combines With Nano Colorant - One Step Color Densifier
  • Special Formulation - Increased Concrete Colorant Retention
  • No Concrete Sweating After Application - Prevents Long Downtime For Slab Recovery
  • Deeply Subsurface - Is Not Cut Off During Profiling, Honing & Polishing Stages

Standards and Testing:

  • ASTM C779
  • ASTM C1583
  • ASTM 1308 With the MaxDefense™ System
  • USDA Compliant
  • FDA Approved


Product application is formulated for open concrete to have 400-500 square feet per gallon. With the use of a cutting agent, Green Umbrella GreenCut™, the product requirement usage increases to 600 square feet per gallon. Conventional concrete hardeners are applied at 150 square feet per gallon with some formulations being 300. Green Umbrella DryShield is S.O.L.O. (Spray-On, Leave-On) with only one application, unlike the common hardeners.

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