Products for Water Reducers

  • Sikament® NN

    A highly effective dual action liquid super-plasticizer for the production of free flowing concrete or as a substantial water-reducing agent for promoting high early and ultimate strengths. Chloride free. Complies with IS 9103 - 99, ASTM C 494/C 494 M - 99a Type G and BS : 5075, Part 3.

     

    Usage

    Sikament® NN is used as a superplasticizer in the production of free flowing concrete such as :

    • Slabs and foundation
    • Walls, columns and piers
    • Slender components with densely packed re-inforcements
    • Textured surface finishes

    It is also used as a water-reducing agent leading to high early strength concrete such as :

    • Pre-cast concrete elements
    • Pre-stressed concrete
    • Bridges and cantilever structures
    • Areas of concrete where form work must be removed quickly or early loading applied

    Characteristics

    Sikament® NN provides the following properties:

    As a superplasticizer

    • Workability is greatly improved
    • Increased place ability in slender components with packed reinforcement
    • Decrease the extent of vibration
    • Normal set without retardation
    • Significantly reduces the risk of segregation

    As a Water Reducer

    • Upto 20% water reduction
    • 28 days strengths improved by around 40%

    Color

    Dark brown liquid

    Packaging

    120 kg , 150 kg

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  • Sikament®-170

    A highly effective high range water reducing agent and superplasticizer for promoting accelerated hardening and free flowing concrete. Complies with IS 9103-99. It also conforms to ASTM C494/C494M-99a Type –F and BS 5075 Part-3.

     

    Usage

    Sikament®-170 is used wherever high quality structural concrete is needed. Its plasticizing property can be utilised in: Floor slabs and foundation; slender components with congested re-inforcement; walls and columns; beams and ceilings; pre-cast concrete elements; pumping concrete and tunnel linings.

    Characteristics

    Sikament-170 provides the following beneficial properties :

    • Substantial improvement in workability without increased water
    • No risk of segregation
    • Normal set without retardation, even when overdosed
    • Improved density and surface finish
    • Improved water tightness
    • Chloride-free does not attack the re-inforcement

    Color

    Brown Liquid

    Packaging

    250 kg

  • Sikament®-581

    A highly effective water-reducing compound and superplasticizer for free flowing concrete. Complies with ASTM C 494-81 Type G and IS 9103 – 1999.

     

    Usage

    Sikament®-581 as a superplasticizer to produce concrete in:

    • Floor Slabs
    • Foundation
    • Slender components with dense reinforcement
    • Walls and columns
    • Beams and ceilings

    Sikament®-581 B/6 as a water-reducer for the manufacture of:

    • Pre-cast concrete elements
    • Bridges and cantilever structures
    • Pre-stressed concrete structures.

    Characteristics

    Sikament®-581 B/6 provides the following beneficial properties:

    As a superplasticizer

    • Substantial improvement in workability without increased water or the risk of segregation
    • Normal set without retardation, even when overdosed
    • Improved density and surface finish
    • Chloride free - does not attack reinforcement or prestress cables

    As a Water Reducer

    • High water reduction
    • Significant increase in ultimate strength
    • Improved surface finish
    • Improved water tightness
    • No excessive air entrainment
    • No adverse shrinkage effect , especially suitable for hot climates

    Color

    Brown Liquid

    Packaging

    250 kg

  • Sikament®-HE 200

    A highly effective water-reducing agent and superplasticiser for promoting accelerated hardening and free flowing concrete. Does not contain any added Chloride.Complies with ASTM C 494/C 494M - 99a Type E.

     

    Usage

    Sikament®-HE 200 is useful where excellent high early strength without stiffening but combined with high water reduction is required. Sikament®-HE 220 is more powerful than Sikament®-HE 200.

    Sikament®-HE 200 can be used for:

    • Ready mixed concrete
    • Pumped and construction concrete
    • Slipform concrete
    • Concrete at mild to cold temperatures

    Characteristics

    Sikament®-HE 200 provides the following beneficial properties:

    • Combination of hardening accelerator and high range water reducer
    • Excellent high early strength
    • Good workability and slump life
    • Compatible with air entraining agents
    • Non-toxic, does not promote corrosion
    • Ultimate strength is not affected

    Color

    Brown Liquid

    Packaging

    20 kg, 200 kg

  • Sika Plastiment®-R1

    A liquid mid-range water-reducing cum set retarding concrete admixture with a powerful plasticizing effect. Also a substantial water reduction can be achieved to promote high ultimate strengths at the high dosage range. Complies with IS : 9103 - 1999, ASTM C 494/C 494 M-99a Type B, D.

     

    Usage

    Sika Plastiment®-R1 can be used for high quality concrete in difficult conditions such as : High temperature; long haul; ready mix concrete and wherever high quality dense concrete is required.

    Characteristics

    • Increased setting time at elevated temperature
    • Longlasting control of slump loss
    • Very good for ready mix concrete plants where long haulage is there
    • Improved workability without increasing water
    • Reduced water without loss of workability
    • Increased ultimate strength
    • Reduced shrinkage and creep
    • Improved surface finish
    • Chloride-free
    • Does not attack re-inforcement
    • Upto 12% water reduction is possible

    Color

    Dark brown liquid

    Packaging

    20kg, 250 kg

  • Plastiment®-BV/40 VC

    A versatile and economical concrete plasticizer & waterproofing compound. Compiles with IS : 9103 - 99, ASTM C 494/C 494 M-99a Type A.

     

    Usage

    Plastiment®-BV/40 VC is used wherever high quality structural concrete is required. Its plasticising effect is particularly useful where:

    • Exposed surfaces are important
    • Maximum performance is desired
    • Placing conditions are difficult
    • Poor quality aggregates are found
    • Pre-cast elements are produced
    • Piling

    Characteristics

    Plastiment®-BV/40 VC provides the following beneficial properties:

    • Improved workability without increased water
    • Reduced water without loss of workability
    • Increased strength / durability
    • Cement saving / economy
    • Improved surface finish
    • Unaffected setting times
    • Reduced shrinkage and creep
    • Chloride free - does not attack reinforcement
    • Upto 12% water reduction is possible

    Color

    Dark brown liquid

    Packaging

    120 kg, 250 kg

  • Sika® ViscoCrete®-20 HE

    Sika® ViscoCrete®-20 HE is a third generation superplasticiser for concrete and mortar. It meets the requirements for superplasticisers according to EN 934-2 and SIA 262 (2003).

     

    Usage

    Sika® ViscoCrete®-20 HE is especially suitable for the production of concrete mixes which require high early strength development, powerful water reduction and excellent flowability.

    Sika® ViscoCrete®-20 HE is mainly used for the following applications:

    • Precast concrete
    • Fast track concrete
    • In situ concrete requiring fast stripping time
    • Self Compacting Concrete (SCC)

    Characteristics

    Sika® ViscoCrete®-20 HE as a powerful superplasticiser acts by different mechanisms.

    Through surface adsorption and sterical effects separating the binder particles the following properties are achieved:

    • Pronounced increase in the early strength development, resulting in very economic stripping times for precast and in situ concrete
    • Extremely powerful water reduction, resulting in high density, high strength and reduced permeability for water etc.
    • Excellent plasticising effect, resulting in improve’d flowability, placing and compacting behaviour.
    • Reduced energy cost for steam cured precast elements
    • Especially suitable for the production of Self Compacting Concrete (SCC)
    • Improved shrinkage and creep behaviour
    • Reduced closure times for repairs of roads and runways
    • Sika® ViscoCrete®-20 HE does not contain chlorides or other ingredients promoting corrosion of steel reinforcement. It is therefore suitable for reinforced and prestressed steel.

    Color

    Light brownish , clear to slightly cloudy liquid

    Packaging

    20 kg, 200 kg

  • Sika® ViscoCrete® R550 (I)

    Sika® ViscoCrete® R550 (I) is a third generation superplasticizer for concrete and mortar. It meets the requirements for superplasticizers according SIA 162 (1989 ) and prEN 934-2 & IS 9103 – 1999 (Amended 2003).

     

    Usage

    • Sika® ViscoCrete® R550 (I) is suitable for the production of precast concrete.
    • Sika® ViscoCrete® R 550 (I) facilitates extreme water reduction, excellent flowability with the same time optimal cohesion and highest self compacting behaviour.

    Sika ViscoCrete® R550 (I) is used for the following types of concrete

    • Precast concrete
    • Selfcompacting
    • Concrete wth highest water reduction (up tp 40%)
    • High strength concrete
    • High water reduction, excellent flowability, coupled with high early strengths, have a positive influence on the above mentioned applications.

    Characteristics

    Sika® ViscoCrete® R550 (I) acts by different mechanisms. Through surface adsorption and sterical seperation effect on the cement particles, in parallel to the hydration process, the following properties are obtained:

    • Strong self compacting behaviour, therefore suitable for the production of self compacting concrete(S.C.C)
    • Extremely high water reduction ( resulting in high density and strengths)
    • Excellent flowability (resulting in highly reduced placing and compacting efforts)
    • Improved shrinkage and creep behaviour
    • Reduced rate of carbonation of the concrete
    • Sika® ViscoCrete® R550 (I) does not contain chloride or other, steel corrosion promoting ingredients. It may therefore be used without any restrictions for reinforced- and prestressed – concrete construction.

    Color

    Brownish liquid

    Packaging

    100 kg, 200 kg

  • Sika® ViscoCrete®-10 R

    Sika® ViscoCrete®-10 R is a third generation superplasticizer for concrete and mortar. It meets the requirements for superplasticizers according SIA 162 (1989) and prEN 934-2.

     

    Usage

    • Sika® ViscoCrete®-10R is suitable for the production of precast concrete.
    • Sika® ViscoCrete®-10R facilitates extreme water reduction, excellent flowability with the same time optimal cohesion and highest self compacting behaviour.
    • Sika® ViscoCrete®-10R is used for the following types of concrete.

      • Precast concrete
      • Self compacting
      • Concrete wth highest water reduction (up tp 30%)
      • High strength concrete with prolonged slump retention
      • High water reduction, excellent flowability, coupled with high early strengths, have a positive influence on the above mentioned applications.

      Characteristics

      Sika® ViscoCrete® 10 R acts by different mechanisms. Through surface adsorption and sterical seperation effect on the cement particles, in parallel to the hydration process, the following properties are obtained:

      • Strong self compacting behaviour, therefore suitable for the production of self compacting concrete(S.C.C)
      • Extremely high water reduction ( resulting in high density and strengths)
      • Excellent flowability (resulting in highly reduced placing and compacting efforts)
      • Improved shrinkage and creep behaviour
      • Reduced rate of carbonation of the concrete
      • It does not contain chloride or other, steel corrosion promoting ingredients. It may therefore be used without any restrictions for reinforced- and prestressed – concrete construction.

      Color

      Brownish liquid

      Packaging

      100 kg, 200 kg

  • Sika® Viscocrete® -SC 001

    Sika® Viscocrete® -SC 001 is a third generation highly effective superplasticizer for concrete and mortar. It meets the requirements for superplasticizer according 9103 – 1999 (Amended 2003), ASTM C 494 Type F and BS : 5075 Part 3.

     

    Usage

    Sika® Viscocrete® -SC 001 is used wherever high quality concrete mix is produced. Its plasticizing property can be utilized in:.

    • Wet Shotcreting
    • Producing steel fibre shortcrete mix
    • Slender components with densely packed reinforcement
    • Pumping concrete
    • Tunnel linings

    Characteristics

    Sika® Viscocrete® -SC 001 provides the following beneficial properties:

    • Substantial improvement in workability without increased water
    • No risk of segregation
    • Normal set without retardation
    • Improved density and surface finish
    • Chloride - free, does not attack embedded rebars in concrete.
    • It can be used with Sika Tard, Sika Pump, Sigunit as & when necessary.
    • Sika® Viscocrete® SC 001 is compatible with all types of Portland cement including S.R.C

    Color

    Dark brown liquid

    Packaging

    100 kg, 200 kg