Bio-Plasticizers are additives that increase the plasticity of a material.Asia-Pacific to Lead the Bio-Plasticizers Market.Bio-Plasticizers help in reducing water requirement and make concrete strong and workable.

These are generally organic or a combination of organic and inorganic substances that help reduce water content for workability.

The quantity of plasticizers added is about 0.1% to 0.4% by weight of cement.

This amount reduces 5% to 15% of the water requirement and also leads to the increment of workability from about 3 to 8 cm slump.

A plasticizer, in general, entrains less than 2% air.

Thus, with the growing demand for conservation of water resources, the usage of plasticizers is rapidly increasing in flooring and wall covering.

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