CHRYSO®Quad Solutions

CHRYSO®Quad admixture solutions meet all the constraints of complex sands: absorption, excess or lack of fines and unfavorable form factors.

CHRYSO®Quad is the first comprehensive range of admixtures and services for using all challenging sands : Lack or Excess of fines / Swelling Clay / Shape factors.

A solution to construction and sustainable development challenges

Better use your challengings sands
The new CHRYSO®Quad admixture solutions deliver the perfect response to use challenging sands and produce concrete meeting your performance criteria.

Save on production costs
The CHRYSO®Quad solutions significantly drive down your sand procurement costs. 

Reduce your environmental impact
Allowing the use of a wider range of sands, including challenging sands, improves the use of local resources and shrinks your carbon footprint.

Challenging sands:
Impacts on concrete placing and performance

Lack of fines
  • Compactness – Porosity
  • Slump retention – Bleeding, pumpability issues

Excess of fines
  • Water / admixture needs
  • Slump retention – Pumpability and workability
  • Productivity – Mixing time


Specifics sand shapes
  • Water / admixture needs
  • Slump retention – Pumpability and workability
  • Workability retention
  • Productivity – Mixing time


Swelling clay
  • Water / admixture needs
  • Slump retention – Pumpability and workability
  • Workability retention
  • Productivity – Mixing time

Our response:

a tailor-made solution for each sand

Excess of fines
and/or swelling clay
  • ENSURES EFFECTIVE BINDER DISPERSION
  • REDUCES VISCOSITY

 

CHRYSO®Quad
Series 700 / 800 / 900

Lack of fines
and/or unfavourable shape factors
  • IMPROVES CONCRETE COHESIVENESS
  • SIMPLIFIES FINISHING WORK


CHRYSO®Quad
Series 400 / 500 / 600

CHRYSO®Clear Test: an indispensable tool for swelling clay

We have developed a leading-edge tool for analysing sand containing swelling clay:

CHRYSO®Clear Testa new tool, able to quickly reveal the presence of swelling clays in sands.

  • Field or laboratory testing
  • Immediate results

Easily analyze challenging sands with CHRYSO®Quad Lab

CHRYSO®Quad Lab

CHRYSO®Quad Lab an innovative service to analyze your sands and determine the CHRYSO®Quad admixture best suited to meet your needs.