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
|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