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Industrial Applications
of Expanded Perlite
Cement Filler

Perleite Cement based LightWeight Insulating

High Temperature

Under slab Pool Based Insulation

FilterApplication

 Perlite for Loose fill Masonry Insulation

Formed Products

Light Weight Formed Products

Information presented with the

curtesy of the Perlite Institute

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Norlite  Expanded Perlite 

 

Filter Media

Other applications include its use as a filter media for pharmaceuticals, food products, chemicals and water for municipal systems and swimming pools.

Additional applications include its use as an abrasive in soaps, cleaners, and polishes

Perlite for Industrial Applications

Perlite can safely be used over a wide range of temperatures in multiple industries.

 

Click on the image bellow to see to see perlite used  Environmental applications

 
As a Filler

Industrial applications for perlite are the most diverse, ranging from: high performance fillers  for plastics to cements for petroleum, water and geothermal wells.

Industrial Uses
  • Cryogenic tank insulation

  • Product fillers & bulkers

  • Decommissioned subterranean oil tanks

  • Filtration media

  • Liquid waste solidification

  • Molten metal slag treat & insulation (raw ore)

  • High-temp insulation for:

  • foundry cores,

  • molds,

  • ovens and as a crucible topping.

  • Abrasives & polishes

  • Wastewater filtration (laundry service)

 
Certifications:
  • All of our Expanded Perlite Products are Organic input Material Certified.

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Certified
Product Specifications       Manufactured and blended to exacting standards of quality and consistency.             
 
Norlite N - 40
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Metric
N-40
Size in (n"/n")
0/0"--0/0"
Mesh Range
8-200
Loose Density
-
US Sieve #8
00-5%
US Sieve #16
10-40%
US Sieve #30
40-70%
US Sieve #50
00-85%
US Sieve #100
90-100%

Norlite N-40: Widely used in cementation as an aggregate light weight filler for fireproofing sprays, chimney fills, interstitial floors, acoustical sprays:

  • Tile, mortar and grout

  • Idea for use in pool base construction

  • Acoustical sprays

Norlite N - 50
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Metric
N-50
Size in (n"/n")
0/0"--0/0"
Mesh Range
24-100
Loose Density
4.5-5.0
US Sieve #30
10-45%
US Sieve #50
60-90%
US Sieve #100
80-100%

Norlite N-50: Used in Construction as a filler for Masonry Insulation: Other construction applications include under-floor insulation, chimney linings, paint texturing, gypsum boards, ceiling tiles, and roof insulation boards

  • Lightweight concrete & plaster

  • Light weight concrete add cementation

  • Perlite as a filler

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Metric
N-80
Size in (n"/n")
0/0"--0/0"
Mesh Range
8-100
Loose Density
5-5.7
US Sieve #30
50-80%
US Sieve #50
75-95%
US Sieve #100
90-100%
Norlite N - 80
See Describing Perlite Particle Size for an explanation of the data shown above: