Cimsil® A55G is a thixotropic powder additive developed for use in cement, lime, and gypsum systems. It is designed to improve properties in both fresh and hardened states of mortars and concrete systems, offering low dust and enhancing workability.

Chemical Family: Phyllosilicates

Labeling Claims: Chloride-Free

Compatible Polymers & Resins: Cellulose & Cellulosics, Polystyrenes (PS)

Physical Form: Powder

Features: Anti-Slip, Cost Effective, Excellent Adhesion, Fast Setting, Good Surface Finish, High Performance, Highly Thixotropic, Highly Thixotropic, Improved Cohesion, Improved Flexibility, Improved Pumpability, Improved Rheology, Improved Workability, Low Bleed Through, Low Dust Formation, Low Dusting, Multi-Substrate Adhesion, Reduces Surface Bleeding, Sag Resistance, Segregation Prevention, Slip Resistance, Water Dispersible

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Identification & Functionality

Features & Benefits

Labeling Claims
CASE Ingredients Features
Industrial Additives Features
Product Features
  • CIMSIL A55 G is a chloride-free thixotropic additive specifically developed to act as an anti-sagging / anti-slipping 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.
Advantages of the use of Cimsil A55G in Tile Adhesives
  • It avoids sagging of ceramic tiles applied with the use of cement based adhesives.
  • It develops a synergistic effect with cellulose derivatives optimizing its performance in speed of properties development.
  • The combined use of Cimsil A55G and cellulose derivatives, improves the slip resistance even with an unexpected incorporation of an excess of water in the mortar.
  • It improves mortar workability based in the remarkable shear-thinning behaviour that is able to provide to the system during application.
  • It improves mortar pumpability for machine applied systems.
  • It will not modify open time or cement setting.
  • It will not have any effect on water immersion, thermal treatment of freeze-thaw cycles.

Applications & Uses

Markets
Applications
Application Method
Compatible Polymers & Resins
Adhesive & Sealant End Applications
Coating End Applications
Industrial Additives End Use
Use Level
0.25 - 1%
Product Applications
  • Rendering mortars
  • Tile adhesive mortars
  • Waterproof mortars
  • Filling mortars
  • Self-levelling mortar
  • Repairing mortars
  • Pumpable concrete
  • Decorative concrete
  • Precasted concrete
Instructions Of Use

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.

Applications In The Concrete Industry

Main effects of CIMSIL A55G additive:

  • Sepiolite based additive.
  • High performance powder rheology modifier additive.
  • Leads suspension of the components in alkali free accelerators.
  • Reduces segregation and stabilizes mixture.

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Tile Adhesives

CIMSIL A55G is an excellent anti-slip additive. In addition the joint use of CIMSIL A55G and Cellulose Derivative improves slip resistance even with unexpectedly high water dosages allowing more flexibility for the workers with the water mix.

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Properties

Physical Form
Appearance
Free flowing coarse powder
Physico-Chemical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Brookfield Viscosity (at 5rpm)¹40,000 - 60,000
Particle Size Distribution on 45 µm (by Wet Sieving Residue)max. 17%
Moisture Content³ 12 - 16%
Note

¹Suspension at 6% in saturated water NaCl, stirred at high shear (18 m/s) for 5 minutes
³Measured at production point. Moisture can vary according to relative humidity

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type
Packaging Information

Available in multi-walled 22 kg bags or in Big-Bags

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
1 year
Storage Condition

Dry locations protected from moisture