Adding colour to the concrete industry

03 December 2014

Local concrete product manufacturers and specialised ready-mix suppliers can learn more about pigments and advanced colour metering systems for the production of concrete precast stones, pavers, blocks, roof tiles and ready-mix concrete, by watching this video filmed at a seminar conducted by internationally renowned Finke Dosiertechnik.

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German-based Finke Dosiertechnik is a pioneer in powder pigment dispensing technology, and is the global leader in pneumatic powder pigment metering systems. The company manufactures a variety of products for use in the concrete industry, including; systems for powder pigment metering, granule metering systems, slurry metering systems and admixture scales.

The guest speaker at the seminar – which was hosted by Pan Mixers South Africa (PMSA) – was Finke Dosiertechnik managing director Michael Finke, who boasts 25 years of industry experience. “The seminar covered a wide variety of topics that bring new insight to the local concrete market. These included; pigment supply forms, global market views and trends, colour system comparisons, the universal system and its advantages, as well as additive metering of pigments,” he said.

PMSA is the largest supplier of concrete brick, block and paving making machinery and technology in Africa. Sales and marketing manager Quintin Booysen notes that this event was hosted as part of the company’s ongoing commitment to provide a value-added offering to its client base and industry.

“Finke Dosiertechnik is highly respected globally for its innovative solutions for dosing and dispensing of granular pigments, liquid pigments, chemical admixtures and other materials. Local visitors obtained a global perspective on advanced technology, which ultimately makes them more competitive,” he stated.

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