AptiCem Air – a high performance air entraining agent for mortar

AptiCem Air is a high-performance air entraining agent for mortar. It combines excellent detergency and foaming properties with high solubility and lower irritancy than the traditional sodium alkyl sulphates and sodium alkylbenzene sulphonates powders.


AptiCem Air is recommended for general use in building material systems including:

  • DSM mortars
  • Bricklaying mortars
  • EIFS
  • External renders


  • Developed especially for use in mortars based on cement, gypsum or lime.
  • Leads to better yield, improved workability and freeze thaw resistance.
  • A lower active content version of AptiCem Air 7 air entraining additive.