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Oxide Powder

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Packaging

  • 500g
  • 1KG
  • 10KG

PRODUCT INFORMATION & RESOURCES

DESCRIPTION

CEMIX OXIDE POWDER is a high quality colour stable iron oxide, used in the production of coloured concretes, mortars and plaster mixes. It is manufactured to the highest of standards, ensuring vibrant colours are achieved. CEMIX OXIDE POWDER will not contribute to efflorescence.

SUITABLE PROJECTS

  • Concretes
  • Mortars
  • Plasters
  • Screeds

LIMITATIONS

With variables of materials used, water addition and finishing, all cement based products, with or without the addition of oxides, may by nature appear inconsistent in shade. Variations may resemble half through full paint tints.

Adding more of any oxide beyond the recommend maximum dose will not in general have a major impact on the depth of colour due to oxides having a saturation level. Adding more than the prescribed dose of any oxide will have a detrimental effect on the finished products strength therefore do not add more than the prescribed amount.

AVAILABLE COLOURS

Black, Dark Brown, Green, Light Brown, Marigold, Red, White, Yellow

YIELDS

The following are full dose rates. Half dose rates can be used for a lesser colour.

PRODUCT – OXIDE DOSE RATE PER FULL BAG

Multicrete 20kg – 120gm – 150gm
Multicrete 25kg – 150gm – 190gm
Multicrete 40kg – 240gm – 300gm
Cement 800gm – 1kg
Masonry Mortar 20kg – 200gm – 260gm
Masonry Mortar 30kg – 310gm – 380gm
Cemplaster 20kg – 130gm – 170gm

MIXING

  • Add CEMIX OXIDE POWDER and mix thoroughly in to the concrete, mortar or plaster mix at the start of the mixing process
  • CEMIX OXIDE POWDER can be used as a dry shake topping for concretes, trowelled in to the freshly laid mix. This method may not produce a full depth of colour

SHELF LIFE

CEMIX OXIDE POWDER can be stored well sealed in its original bottle for a period of 12 months

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