Norlite   Perlite for Construction and Industry     Technical Specifications
Physical
Properties
Element
Analysis
Color - Form
Loose Granules
Silicon
34%
Density Range
4-7 Lb/Cu ft
Aluminum
7.50%
pH Value
6.5-7.0
Potassium
3.50%
Fusion Point
2,300-3,400F
Sodium
3.50%
Specific Gravity
.01-.04
Calcium
0.60%
Soluble % with H2o
5%
Iron
0.60%
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-
Magnesium
0.20%
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-
Trace Elements
0.20%
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Oxygen (by difference)
49.90%
Norlite - Perlite for Construction and Industry     Typical Product Specification
Metric
N-10
N-20
N-30
N-40
N-50
Size in (n"/n")
0/0"--0/0"
0/0"--0/0"
0/0"--0/0"
0/0"--0/0"
0/0"--0/0"
Mesh Range
10-100
50-325
16-100
8-200
24-100
Loose Density
10-12.5
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4.5-5.0
US Sieve #8
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00-5%
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US Sieve #16
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-
00-10%
10-40%
-
US Sieve #30
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-
10-40%
40-70%
10-45%
US Sieve #50
-
00-07%
40-70%
00-85%
60-90%
US Sieve #100
00-15%
20-40%
75-95%
90-100%
80-100%
US Sieve #200
10-50%
50-80%
90-100%
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US Sieve #235
00-100%
95-100%
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