Readymix: Eco Readymix

Eco Readymix

AfriSam’s environmentally-friendly Eco Readymix range uses a blend of high performance cement and carbon neutral mineral components. It is available in Starmix, Foundation Mix and Retainer Mix.

AfriSam is able to produce ultra-high performance Eco Readymix concretes with compressive strengths of above 70MPa.These off-the-shelf, environmentally-friendly products can be ordered according to the strength requirement for specific applications. Despite their low carbon footprint, the performance of these products exceeds that of concrete made from pure cements.

Why Eco Readymix – Carbon Footprint Comparisons

The table below shows significant reductions in the carbon footprint of the AfriSam Eco Readymix range

Comparison of different strength concretes and their Carbon footprint in kg/m³

Typical Industry Concrete AfriSam Eco Readymix Reduction in Carbon Footprint
25 MPa CF (kg/ m³) 227 122 46%
30 MPa CF (kg/ m³) 227 141 49%
35 MPa CF (kg/ m³) 309 152 51%

AfriSam Eco Application Brands

Product Description
Starmix Made for residential buildings, Starmix is suitable for a number of home applications.
Eco Foundation Mix A cost-effective concrete solution that uses the largest suitable aggregate size available as well as making maximum use of cement extenders.
Eco Retainer Mix A concrete with additional, selected fine material for increased paste and improved pumpability and placeability.

Eco Application Brands Slump and Available Strengths

Product Slump 10MPa 15MPa 20MPa 25MPa 30MPa 35MPa 40MPa
Starmix 125mm X X X X
Foundation Mix 100mm X X X X X X X
Retainer Mix 125mm X X X X X
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