Problem solving with silicones

Afrisil was started in 2008 by Mike Butt who has spent more than 40 years in the Silicone Industry. The intention was to utilise knowhow from many of the Silicone producers, worldwide, to provide an independent source of Silicone products and technology to consumers in South Africa.

We specialise in using silicones to solve problems and add value to many products and many industries. We offer local stocking and manufacturing facilities with competitive pricing and next day delivery wherever possible.

Over the 10 years of Afrisil we have added to our product offering as outlined in this website and are proud to represent many overseas suppliers in this, our home market.


We offer a range of chemical raw materials to the Automotive industry which includes Silicones, Surfactants and Rheology Modifiers

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We provide a range of speciality raw materials which finds application in hair and skin care.

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We offer a range of chemical raw materials for various applications in Homecare and Industrial sector. This includes surfactants, silicones, defoamers and emulsifiers

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So what next?

Feel free to take a browse through our site, our products and partners and the industry sectors we specialise in.

We look forward to engaging in conversation with you.