CEMENT BASED PRODUCTS
From pure raw material, Omya Idwala SA offers tailor made mineral solutions that address the innovative and sustainable needs of the construction industry. Today, Omya Idwala SA’s Ground Calcium Carbonate (GCC) in the form of various Betokulu and Betoflow® grades is bringing multiple benefits to flooring, technical mortars & concrete.
Focusing on the required characteristics of the final cement-based product, Omya Idwala SA adds value through its range of functional Mineral Plasticizers® which provide strong benefits like improved packing, stability, water-cement ratio and therefore an optimization of the admixture efficiency. This way Omya Idwala SA covers both, economic and ecological optimization of the cement-based compositions.
Self-Leveling Mortars (SCM)
Underlaying Coloured concrete
Self Compacting Concrete (SCC)
- Packing enhancement
- High compatibility with all additives
- Better whiteness and color
- Binder content optimization
From dry mortar to structural concrete, GCC and fine GCC is incorporated into a variety of underlayment and self-leveling formulations. They provide higher stability, reduced bleeding and better color & aesthetic.
Anchoring and grouts
Ultra High Performance Concrete (UHPC)
- Fine packing optimization
- Synergy with SCMs(1)
- Flow improvement
- Cost saving
The consistent purity and fineness of Omya Idwala SA GCC to ultrafine GCC, make them compatible with all binders (organic and mineral), SCMs and additives. Selected GCC improve the fine packing, flowability, cement hydration rate and mixing time process.
Complementary to our GCC and Ultrafine GCC we offer a wide and diversified range of specialty chemicals & minerals amongst others light weight filler, rheology modifiers and pigments.