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TX Active® Concrete that cleans itself and the environment

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Harness the self-cleaning and eco-friendly power of TX Active® Photocatalytic Cement


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Greenspace Redefined:

Mary Bartelme Park, Chicago

At the heart of Chicago’s Mary Bartelme Park lie gleaming steel sculptures and a radiant white plaza paved with TX Active® photocatalytic cement. Not only do these pavers maintain their brilliant white hue, reducing cleaning and maintenance costs, but they also actively combat air pollution. Crafted by Unilock® Chicago, the plaza stands as a testament to innovation in green design. Opened in 2010, this park is named in honor of Mary Bartelme, Illinois’s first female high-court judge and a champion for children’s welfare.

TX Active®: A beacon of eco-conscious design that goes beyond just aesthetics.


A Beacon of Faith and Innovation:

LDS Temple, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala

The Church of Latter Day Saints’ temples, renowned for their pristine white brilliance, have a new addition in Quetzaltenango. Harnessing the power of TX Active® photocatalytic cement, this sacred structure’s intricate relief details and exterior will remain untarnished by atmospheric elements. This choice ensures the temple’s exterior will continually gleam, reflecting both its spiritual and architectural significance.

TX Active®: Elevating design while combatting air pollution.


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AEC Daily Course

This course examines photocatalytic technology which accelerates self-cleaning and fights air pollution while maintaining the mechanical and physical properties of traditional concrete.

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Good, Clean Design

For more than a decade, our technology center has been studying photocatalysis and applying its applications in cementitious materials. Among our findings: cementitious materials represent the ideal solution for spreading photocatalysts widely and evenly over both the horizontal and vertical surfaces of architectural and structural elements.


Why Choose TX Active® Photocatalytic Cement?


“Tailor-made solutions for each project, ensuring your architectural vision is uncompromised.”

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“Precise, reliable, and dedicated estimating service. Get it right the first time.”


“Always at the cutting edge, our cement is more than a product; it’s the future of construction.”


“Beyond its self-cleaning properties, our cement actively combats air pollution, making it a champion for both design and the environment.”