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A hotlist of admixtures from CHRYSO


Chemical specialists, CHRYSO Southern Africa specialises in producing admixtures designed to assist the concrete manufacturing process. Whilst the idea of working with concrete may feel intimidating at first, CHRYSO’s products will offer you a lot of help along the way.

Admixtures can be used as an extra ingredient when mixing concrete in order to modify the concrete’s properties for better workability results. With a steady focus on research and innovation, CHRYSO has developed several admixtures that bring various benefits to the concrete making process, depending on what you would like to achieve. In addition to being used for functional purposes, admixtures can also bring a decorative element to your concrete creation.

You may find the following admixtures from CHRYSO especially helpful during the production phase of the competition:

CHRYSO®Fluid Premia 100: a superplasticiser which guarantees high short-term strength and allows for exceptional fluidity, which is helpful to the process of laying concrete.

CHRYSO®Xel A639: a calcium chloride accelerator which gives concrete early age strength and allows it to harden quicker.

CHRYSO®Fibrin XT: a monofilament polypropylene fibre that reduces the occurrence of both plastic shrinkage and plastic settlement cracking, which also enhances the concrete’s durability and surface properties. 

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CHRYSO®Colours C


CHRYSO®Colours C range: iron oxide pigments used to colour concrete, available in the shades Red, Terracotta, Black, Jet Black, Brown, Sandstone, Tile Red, Yellow, Orange and Tan.

CHRYSO has drawn up a list of other admixture products they recommend PPC Imaginarium entrants consider for their creations:

CHRYSO®Cim 40: a bonding agent used to increase cohesion and adherence, which can be used as a sealant.

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CHRYSO®LuminTech: an admixture that provide a concrete with a decorative element. Made with luminescent particles that glow in the dark.

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CHRYSO®Deco Lav N: a surface retarder that allows for an exposed aggregate finish.

CHRYSO®Dem Oleo RL: a release agent specially formulated for decorative concrete - rubber and latex moulds, which reduces the likelihood of imperfections and surface damage (particularly blow holes) to the concrete, creating more durable and attractive concrete surfaces.

CHRYSO’s innovative admixtures are perfectly suited for bringing your vision to life, as well as providing solutions to common problems you may come across as you construct.

You can find the additives recommended by CHRYSO throughout South Africa and Africa. For a list of all branches and distributors, simply visit their website:

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