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  • Powdered additive that modifies the rheology of mortar, gypsum-plaster and concrete, improving their properties in both the fresh and hardened state. Cimsil A35 is a thixotropic additive specially developed to act as an anti-sagging / anti-slipping agent, improving workability and visual finish in the systems to which it is incorporated. Cimsil A35 gives mortar, plaster and concrete the following properties:
    • Workability
    • Thixotropy
    • Decreases bleed and segregation
    • Gives homogeneity and cohesiveness to the finished product
    • Improves adherence to the substrate
    • Improves pumpability
    • Avoids both tile slipping and mortar sagging
    • Improves the surface finish
    Field of application
    • Pumpable concrete
    • Decorative concrete
    • Precasted concrete
    • Rendering mortar
    • Tile adhesive mortar
    • Waterproof mortar
    • Fill-in mortar
    • Self-levelling mortar
    • Repair mortar
    • Gypsum-based spray plaster
    • Gypsum-based thin layer plaster
    • Gypsum-based adhesive plaster
    Dosage of Cimsil A35 varies according to the type of application. However, dosages between 0.25 and 1 %, referred to the weight of the cement are recommended.
  • Rheology modifier for mortar, gypsum-plaster and concrete, improving their properties in both the fresh and hardened state. Properties CIMSIL A55 is a chloride-free thixotropic additive specifi cally developed to act as an anti-sagging/anti-slipping agent, CIMSIL A55 fully develops its rheological properties by activation in the presence of cement or gypsum. It improves workability and visual fi nish in the systems to which it is incorporated. CIMSIL A55 gives mortar, plaster and concrete the following properties: • Thixotropy • Workability • Improves adherence to the substrate • Improves pumpability • A voids both tile slipping and mortar sagging • Decreases bleed and segregation • Gives homogeneity and cohesiveness to the finish product • Improves the surface finish Fields of applications • Pumpable concrete • Decorative concrete • Precasted concrete • Rendering mortar • Tile adhesive mortar • Waterproof mortar • Fill-in mortar • Self-levelling mortar • Repair mortar • Gypsum-based spray plaster • Gypsum-based thin layer plaster • Gypsum-based adhesive plaster Dosage Dosage of CIMSIL A55 varies according to the type of application. However, dosages between 0.25 and 1%, referred to the weight of the cement are recommended.
  • Low dust self dispersing rheological additive for mortar and concrete, improving properties in fresh and hardened state. Properties CIMSIL A55 G is a chloride-free thixotropic additive specifically developed to act as an anti-sagging/antislipping agent, CIMSIL A55 G fully develops its rheological properties by activation in the presence of cement or gypsum. It improves workability and visual finish in the systems to which it is incorporated. It is a low dust granular additive designed to provide high efficiency suspension properties.
    CIMSIL A55 G gives mortar, plaster and concrete the following properties:
    • Thixotropy • Workability • Improves adherence to the substrate • Improves pumpability • Avoids both tile slipping and mortar sagging • Decreases bleed and segregation • Gives homogeneity and cohesiveness to the finish product • Improves the surface finish
    CIMSIL A55 G is a thixotropic additive developed to be used in water-based compositions where electrolytes are present. It is a low dust granular additive designed to provide high efficiency suspension properties.
    Field of Application
    • Rendering mortars • Tile adhesive mortars • Waterproof mortars • Filling mortars • Self-levelling mortar • Repairing mortars • Pumpable concrete • Decorative concrete • Precasted concrete
  • CIMSIL G30 is an attapulgite based additive specifically developed to modify rheology of wet and dry joint compounds and adhesives. CIMSIL G30 is a rheological additive fully inert and compatible with most common binders either organic or inorganic being particularly effective in highly viscous filling pastes as joint compound for drywall or plasterboards. CIMSIL G30 improves the following properties: • Sag resistance. • Workability. • Improves spreading and pumpability. • Decreases bleed and segregation during storage. • Gives homogeneity to the finish product. • Improves consistency and viscosity under high electrolyte concentration. CIMSIL G30 is a shear thinning additive what allows the right application on the wall while strongly improves sag resistance of the compound before drying or setting. It is normally combined with cellulose ethers showing a good compatibility with them and also with other organic thickeners.It can be also used in cement mortars and other cement based systems in order to provide shear thinning properties. Fields of application • Wet and dry Joint fillers. •S packle compounds. • Crack fillers & mastics. • Sealants.
  • A readily biodegradable modified amine oxide used to produce clear, stable, colorless sodium hypochlorite or hydrogen peroxide gels. Soluble in water, alcohol and glycols. Insoluble in most solvents and oils.
  • A complex ethoxylated amine recommended for use as a corrosion inhibitor and/or thickener for acid systems. Solubility at 10% in water: DeTERGE AT-100 self emulsifies in water. It is dispersible in water at concentrations of <10% by weight. It is soluble in most oils, glycols, alcohols, and solvents.
  • Pangel B-10 is a powdered additive with a high thickening and anti-settling capacity for intermediate-low polarity systems, particularly recommended for systems based on white spirit type solvents.
  • Rheological additive for intermediate polarity systems. PANGEL B20 is a powdered additive with a high thickening and anti-settling capacity for intermediate polarity systems, particularly recommended for systems based on aromatic and unsaturated polyester type solvents. Properties PANGEL B20 is particularly recommended to provide thixotropic, suspension and sagging-resistance properties to systems based on aromatic and unsaturated polyester type solvents, PANGEL B20 does not require the use of a polar activator for its dispersion. PANGEL B20 provides a strongly pseudoplastic character, producing high consistency levels without affecting viscosity during application. It exhibits its high effectiveness as anti-settling additive in formulations with high solid contents. Use of PANGEL B20 has the following advantages against other conventional additives: •Coatings and paints: Prevents settling of pigments and fillers; controls sagging without aggravating leveling; high stability during transportation and storage. •Printing inks: Improves consistency and prevents settling of pigments. •Unsaturated polyester putties: Improves consistency and workability. •Paint strippers: Improves stability and facilitates stripping action.•Greases based on vegetal oil: High thickening capacity; good stability at high temperature. •Asphalt coatings: High thickening capacity; application in thicker layers; sagging control. • Sealants and joints: Improves wetting and suspension properties; controls sliding. •Others: Control of sagging and dripping; improves stability
  • Pangel B-42 is a powdered additive with a high thickening and anti-settling capacity for high polarity systems, particularly recommended for systems based on alcohol, glycol an ketone type solvents, as well as in mixtures of those with water. Pangel B-42 is particularly recommended to provide thixotropic, suspension and sagging-resistance properties to systems based on alcohol, glycol an ketone type solvents, as well as in mixtures of those with water. Pangel B-42 provides a strongly pseudoplastic character, producing high consistency levels without affecting viscosity during application. It exhibits its high effectiveness as anti-settling additive in formulations with high solid contents. Use of Pangel B-42 has the following advantages against other conventional additives: • Coatings and paints- Prevents settling of pigments and fillers; controls sagging without aggravating leveling; high stability during transportation and storage. • Printing inks: Improves consistency and prevents settling of pigments. • Paint strippers: Improves stability and facilitates stripping action. • Sealants and joints: Improves wetting and suspension properties; controls sliding. • Others: Control of sagging and dripping; improves stability.  
  • PANGEL B5 is a powdered additive with a high thickening and anti-settling capacity for low polarity systems, particularly recommended for systems based on both aliphatic solvents and mineral or synthetic oils used as vehicle in liquid formulations.

    Properties

    PANGEL B5 is particularly recommended to provide thixotropic, suspension and sagging-resistance properties to systems based on both aliphatic type solvents and mineral or synthetic oils. PANGEL B5 shows high thickening capacity in low polarity systems without the use of a polar activator for its dispersion. Use of PANGEL B5 has the following advantages against other conventional additives:
    • Decrease of sedimentation
    • High thickening capacity
    • Does not require polar activator
    • High capacity for thikening inverted emulsions
    • Control of sagging and dripping while improves stability.

    Fields of application

    • Oil based concentrated formulations
    • Formulations based in inverted emulsions
  • PANGEL C150 is a rheological additive, manufactured from sepiolite. It is a powder additive that improves the system rheology.

    Properties

    PANGEL C150 imparts excellent thixotropic and pseudoplastic properties to the systems in which it is incorporated; this favours an excellent suspending and thickening behaviour, improving application and workability of the final product. PANGEL C150 controls system flow and consistency, ensuring optimum distribution of solvents, fillers and other components. Suspensions made with PANGEL C150 are stable even at high electrolyte concentration. Its rheological behaviour is stable in a wide pH range and at high temperatures.

    Fields of application

    • Waterproofing asphalt sheets.
    • Asphalt emulsions.
    • Water based foundry coatings.
  • PANGEL CS 610 is a pozzolanic additive based on colloidal silica with very fine (7 nanometers) and narrow particle size distribution. Its rapid surface penetration leads to very fast bonding with calcium hydroxide [Ca(OH)2] which provides an outstanding densifier/hardener effect. PROPERTIES • PANGEL CS 610 reacts with calcium hydroxide in the concrete matrix to create additional calcium silicate hydrates (C-S-H). • PANGEL CS 610 provides a harder and more uniform surface making it withstand abrasion and take a better polish effect. • Due to its unique structure, PANGEL CS 610 works as densifier/ hardener in concrete flooring applications providing better overall mechanical performance (surface hardness, compressive strength, permeability and abrasion resistance ) thus replacing other silicate densifiers. PANGEL CS610 provides tangible benefits and savings vs. other silicate based (i.e. sodium, potassium, lithium) densifiers: • Reduces operating costs by increased ease of maintenance and cleaning • Speed of application; no overnight curing • Deeper penetration • Faster reacting • Safe to handle liquid – lower pH than silicates • Reduces dusting, efflorescence and ASR • Compatible with colored concrete, stains and dyes • No whitening potential; no caustic gel to scrub off • Non-hazardous. Water-based, low odor
  • PANGEL HV is a high efficiency rheological additive, manufactured from high purity sepiolite. Its presentation as a high porosity pellet avoids handling with powder, allowing for maximum efficiency. It is a rheological additive in the form of pellets, for a more convenient handling system.
  • Rheological Additive HIGH PURITY SODIUM BENTONITE-BASED PANGEL M90F is a high purity smectite-based additive with a selected particle size, specially developed to modify the rheology of joint compounds, plasters and fillers formulated in both powder and paste. PANGEL M90F is recommended where a fine particle size is required. PANGEL M90F can be used also as a binder agent of organic and inorganic powders. Its elevated swelling capacity in contact with water permits it to break apart easily while maintaining elevated resistance when dry.
  • PANGEL OM4 is a rheological additive based upon a highly purified bentonite clay designed for low polarity systems. PANGEL OM4 is recommended for both aliphatic solvents and mineral or synthetic oils. Pangel OM4 requires the use of polar activators.

    Properties PANGEL OM4 is an organobentonite recommended for providing the following properties in oil based systems:

    • Decrease of sedimentation
    • High thickening capacity
    • Does not require polar activator
    • High capacity for thikening inverted emulsions
    • Control of sagging and dripping while improves stability.

    Fields of application

    Use of PANGEL OM4 as a rheological additive is recommended in the following applications:
    • Oil based concentrated formulations
    • Formulations based in inverted emulsions
     
  • PANGEL OM8 is a rheological additive for low to medium polarity systems based upon highly purified bentonite clay. PANGEL OM8 is particularly recommended for systems based on resins such as polyurethanes, acrylics, polyesters, epoxy esters and alkyds.

    Properties

    PANGEL OM8 is an organobentonite recommended for providing the following properties in intermediate polarity systems:
    • Thixotropic and pseudoplastic effects.
    • Sag control.
    • Excellent levelling.
    • Prevents pigment from long-term storage settling.

    Fields of application

    Use of PANGEL OM8 as a rheological additive is recommended in the following applications:
    • Anti-corrosive paints.
    • Polyester coatings.
    • Primers.
    • Industrial finishes.
    • Road marking paints.
    • Bituminous undercoats.
    • Varnishes.
    • Inks.
  • PANGEL OMD1 is self-dispersing rheological additive for medium to low polarity systems, based upon a highly purified bentonite clay. PANGEL OMD1 is recommended for both aliphatic solvents and mineral or synthetic oils.

    Properties

    PANGEL OMD1 is an easy-to-disperse self-activated organobentonite, that is recommended for providing the following properties in solvent-borne systems:
    • Thixotropic and pseudoplastic effects.
    • Sag control.
    • Excellent levelling.
    • Prevents pigment from long-term storage settling.
    • No need of pregelling or the use of polar activators.

    Fields of application

    Use of PANGEL OMD1 as a rheological additive is recommended in the following applications:
    • Anti-corrosive paints.
    • Polyester coatings.
    • Primers.
    • Industrial finishes.
    • Road marking paints.
    • Varnished.
    • Lubricating greases.
    • Bituminous undercoats.
  • PANGEL OMD2 is a rheological additive for medium to high polarity systems, based upon highly purified bentonite clay. PANGEL OMD2 can be used for alcohols, esters and glycols. Moderate polarity binders are also compatible.

    Properties

    PANGEL OMD2 is an easy-to-disperse self-activated organobentonite that is recommended for providing the following properties in solvent-borne systems:
    • Thixotropic and pseudoplastic effects.
    • Sag control.
    • Excellent levelling.
    • Prevents pigment from long-term storage settling.
    • No need of pregelling or the use of polar activators.

    Fields of application

    Use of PANGEL OMD2 as a rheological additive is recommended in the following applications:
    • Anti-corrosive paints.
    • Adhesives.
    • Industrial finishes.
    • Maintenance coatings.
    • Epoxy based coatings.
    • Paint removers.
  • PANGEL RMA series is managing rheology on demand, improving cohesion, reducing bleeding and segregation and enhancing concrete pumping operations. PANGEL RMA 400 series are high performance liquid concrete admixtures based on silicates modified and specifically developed for shotcrete. PANGEL RMA 400 series increase sprayed concrete cohesion providing superior bond to rock substrate, faster early strength development and enhancing sprayability and pumpability properties, minimizing the rebound and allowing larger thickness build-up in a single pass in tunnels and mining applications. PANGEL® RMA 400 series is specially developed for underground: • Temporary and permanent rock support in mining and tunneling • Slope stabilization • Grouting FEATURES & BENEFITS • Reduces/ replaces silica fume/ microsilica • Enhances sprayability properties • Reduces rebound reducing materials waste • Increases thickness build-up in single pass • Increases very early strength • Safer, healthier reducing dust generation • Increases mix design robustness allowing moisture and grading tolerances PANGEL RMA 400 series increase concrete cohesion developing faster early strength without affecting other concrete plastic properties (slump life, air control management) and enhancing pumpability.
  • PANGEL S1500 is specially recommended for salt and electrolyte rich systems.

    Properties

    PANGEL S1500 is a thixotropic additive developed to be used in water-based compositions where electrolytes are present. PANGEL S1500 imparts excellent thixotropic and pseudoplastic properties to the systems it is incorporated to improving stability and spreading properties:
    • At rest, it provides the system with a high consistency what produces a suspending effect and a great resistance to settling, avoiding sedimentation. Also sagging and film thickness are highly improved due to this effect.
    • Under a shear stress, PANGEL S1500 forces the viscosity to promptly fall down, easing manual and mechanical application and leveling
    PANGEL S1500 controls system flow and consistency, ensuring optimal distribution of pigments, fillers and other components. PANGEL S1500 is electrolyte-activated, therefore suspensions made with PANGEL S1500 are specially stable even at high electrolyte concentration. Its rheological behaviour is stable in a broad pH range and at high temperatures. PANGEL S1500 keeps a high absorption capacity and a high degree of interaction with polymers.

    Fields of application

    • Suspending agent for liquid additives.
    • Asphalt emulsions.
  • PANGEL S9 is a highly efficient powder rheological additive manufactured from high purity sepiolite, for the use in aqueous systems. It is a powder additive that modifies the aqueous systems to which it is added.
  • PANGEL W range is formulated to work as thickener and water retention additive in emulsion paints. PANGEL W is a highly efficient thickener based upon organically modified clay manufactured from highly purified sepiolite, that produces high low shear viscosity without impairing the application properties of the formula. Viscosity is not influenced by temperature no pH and together with pseudoplasticity has also a thixotropy. Exhibits water retention properties with increased open time. PANGEL W offers the following properties in water based formulations:
    • Easy to disperse
    • Specially suitable for high solids content formulations
    • Increase productivity
    • Excellent can stability
    • Reduces syneresis
    • Adequate consistency
    • Excellent sag control
    • Avoids sedimentation
    • Good leveling
    PANGEL W is added in the pigment and filler dispersion stage, after the moistening and anti-foam agents and before adding the pigments and fillers. Typical addition levels are 0.1-1% of Pangel W by weight of total formulation.
  • Pansil is a polyfunctional additive manufactured from high purity sepiolite. It is an excellent suspension aid and active filler.
  • Pansil 100 is a polyfunctional additive manufactured from sepiolite. Its thick powder granulometry makes it easy to handle and use. It is an excellent suspension aid and active filler with an outstimding efficiency/cost ratio.