D.fab specifications

D.fab 3D α.1.00 – plasticiser/superplasticiser

Characteristics

D.FAB IIID α.1.00 is a concrete plasticiser and a superplasticiser with very good plasticising and homogenising as well as low cement dependent retarding effect.

Technical data

DescriptionValue
Density (20 °C)1,20 ± 0,03 g/cm³
Cl-Content≤ 0,10 M.-%
Na2O-equivalent≤ 8,50 M.-%
Color and formbrown liquid
Recommended range of dosage0,2 –2,0 M.-% by weight of cement

Application

D.FAB 3D α.1.00is a plasticiser to be used in combination D.FAB 3D β.1.00for 3D printing applications.

Admission

  • D.FAB IIID α.1.00 is permanently subject to internal factory production controls
  • D.FAB IIID α.1.00 corresponds to the regulations of EN 934-1 and EN 934-2, Tab. 2, 3.1 + 3.2

Storage

Storage life is 12 months from date of manufacture if stored correctly (tightly closed at > +5 °C):

  • Keep storage containers and tanks tightly closed
  • Protect product from frost, heat and direct sunlight

D.fab 3D β.1.00 – Stiffener

Characteristics

D.FAB 3D β.1.00 is a stiffener based on a special chemical that modify the consistency of cement-bound building material systems.

Technical data

DescriptionValue
Density (20 °C)1,01 ± 0,02 g/cm³
Cl-Content≤ 0,10 M.-%
Na2O-equivalent≤ 1,50 M.-%
Color and formtransparent liquid
Recommended range of dosage0,1–4,0 M.-% by weight of cement

Effects

  • Stiffening effect
  • Stabilization effect
  • Change of viscosity

Application

D.FAB 3D β.1.00 is a stiffener to be used in combination D.FAB 3D α.1.00 for 3D printing applications.

Admission

D.FAB IIID β.1.00 is permanent subject to internal factory production control.

Storage

Storage life is 12 months from date of manufacture if stored correctly (tightly closed at > +5 °C).

  • Keep storage containers and tanks tightly closed
  • Protect product from frost, heat and direct sunlight

Developed by CEMEX

CEMEX introduced a proprietary admixtures family called D.fab, which transforms conventional concrete into a versatile material that can be efficiently tailored for 3D printing construction. Read more about the material solution here.

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