Evonik’s expertise in the world of construction is based on our extensive experience of interfacial phenomena within the construction industry.
Evonik enables a smarter way of building and our deep understanding of interfacial phenomena provides the basis for our development and use of high-performance construction additives. Leveraging our diverse range of molecular components enables us to develop customized new products and increasingly sustainable solutions for admixtures, mortars and a wide range of industrial building materials.
With our market leading SITREN®, SITREN AirVoid®, TEGOSIVIN®, TEGO® Addibit and TEGO® Antifoam brands we address the complex requirements of the construction industry for “Infrastructure & Waterproofing”, “Building structure” and “Interior Finishing & Repair”.
Main challenges of the construction industry our solutions address
- Lifecycle management
- Resource efficiency
- Cost efficiency
Our specialty chemicals are based on a wide range of special organic surfactants and organo-modified siloxanes, providing process and performance additives for
- Air entrainers
- Shrinkage-reducing agents
- Water repellents
- Release agents
- Dispersing and wetting agents
Our latest SITREN® Selfheal additives for self-healing concrete combine traditional construction chemistry with cutting-edge biotechnology using special bacteria to seal small cracks in concrete prolonging the useful life of buildings.
Our experienced technical specialists and sales managers are available to assist and advise our customers throughout the world.