a.b.e.® Construction Chemicals was founded in 1932 but started operations in 1939 in Durban as a supplier of bitumen to municipalities in KwaZulu-Natal. a.b.e.® has over the years grown in both size and diversity to become a major supplier of specialised construction products to the building, civil engineering and building maintenance industries, supplying products directly to customers through its branch network as well as through builders’ merchants and hardware stores. a.b.e.® has manufacturing plants in Johannesburg (Boksburg) and Durban (Isipingo). Supported by a network of branches and distributors throughout South Africa, subSaharan Africa, the Indian Ocean Islands, a.b.e.® is ideally positioned to service its customers. CHRYSO Southern Africa acquired a.b.e.® in September 2010. CHRYSO SA has established itself as a major supplier of concrete and cement admixtures in South Africa due to its investment in plant infrastructure, new technologies as well as technical and customer support. The acquisition by CHRYSO provides a.b.e.® with new technologies and ongoing research and development programs to further enhance its position in the market and add value to their customers. a.b.e.® is committed to its sustainability policy, adopted from the CHRYSO Group, to sustain the seven values across economic, environmental and social commitments. a.b.e.® will continually invest and work on improving its structures as well as upgrading production facilities, and strengthening its research and development programmes while using existing channels in the market to introduce new products that further enhance its current product range and service offer to customers.
a.b.e.® Construction Chemicals‘ range of specialised floor coatings are screeds based on bitumen, dry shake cementitious materials, self levelling cementitious screeds, epoxies and polyurethanes. Typical applications are the protection of concrete floors and screeds against wear from traffic abrasion, as well as a range of chemical and thermal shock requirements. Certain products can also be used to provide decorative floor finishes to car showrooms, hardware stores, supermarkets and other retail outlets.
abe® CEM-blanc is a general purpose white Portland cement, specially manufactured to provide superior early strength with the added advantage of providing a wide range of aesthetic and decorative opportunities due to its key features of whiteness, high strength and durability. In addition to affording great design and colour versatility, abe® CEM-blanc complies fully with the requirements specified in SANS 50197-1 for type CEM II 42.SN cement.
a.b.e.® Construction Chemicals‘ range of waterproofing products and systems include specialised bituminous sheets, liquids, putties, cementitious based products and silanes. Bituminous sheet products are used to waterproof flat roofs, basement walls and to line earth dams and canals. Liquid systems and putties including acrylics, solvent-based bitumens and water-based rubberised acrylic modified bitumens which are used to seal parapet walls, small flat roofs, roof bolts, flashings and ponds. Cementitious slurry products are used to waterproof basements, foundations, tunnels, retaining walls, brickwalls and other underground structures. The silane systems are used to prevent water penetration of brick and natural stone.
Decorative Concrete Solutions This brochure presents a range of solutions developed by CHRYSO in order to showcase for the decorative potential of concrete. Fashionable and versatile, concrete creates unique natural atmospheres. Used primarily for mechanical properties, it is also a material of choice for its aesthetic qualities. A comprehensive range of solutions for new projects or renovations, for residential, tertiary, or urban developments.
Eco Dust Range – dust suppressant, surface primer, sealer, fine particle, Increases road visibility Stabilisation of dust Creating a dust-free environment
a.b.e DIY Brochure – DO – IT – YOURSELF, grouting, coating, waterproofing and repairs.
VIP QUICKFLOOR® SUPERIOR FLOORINGS CONCEPT – OVER NIGHT! Less downtime – more profits! It`s not that complicated.
VIP QUICK SEAL – new technology waterproofing solutions, spray applied, instant setting, strong, seamless and flexible.
FEATURES AND BENEFITS OF VIP QUICKSPRAY™ • Spray or cast applied to any substrate and to any shape • Rapid application and instant curing results in faster turnaround times – saving you money • Moisture Insensitive technology for application in extreme climatic conditions • Can be built to any thickness in one single application • Excellent adhesion to virtually all substrates • Excellent abrasion, impact and corrosion resistance • Excellent resistant to most chemicals, solvents, acids and caustics • High impact & abrasion resistance, maintains flexibility • Seamless, impervious, flexible membranes – no joins or welds • Formulas for Chemical containment to potable water • 100% solids – solvent free and VOC-free • Absorbs, vibration, impact and shock waves • Excellent thermal stability. Remains flexible over a wide range of temperatures