Perlite Cement-based Lightweight Insulating Plasters

Perlite cement plaster is thermal and sound insulating, fire retardant, and extremely lightweight—weighing approximately 60% less than ordinary sand plaster. Perlite Cement-based Plaster Perlite cement-based plaster can be used on new or remodel work, as a basecoat for stucco finishes, and as a substrate for ceramic tile or masonry veneer. It can be applied over metal or wire lath, on …

Overview of Perlite Concrete (metrics)

Perlite Concrete Offers Many Advantages Beyond Its Light Weight. This product guide contains various mix designs for lightweight concrete, utilizing perlite as the primary aggregate, which may be used as stated or as a starting point for your own custom mixes. Perlite lightweight concrete is used in many different applications. These include lightweight tile mortar, statuary, decorative stone, gas-fireplace logs …

Roof Gardens that are Gentle on the Roof

Lightweight Solutions to Weighty Problems The current, eco-friendly trend of designing commercial buildings with rooftop gardens has put a premium on the use of expanded, volcanic perlite in making lightweight soils for these structures. Regular, wetted soil can tip the scales at well over 100 pounds a cubic foot – while a perlite/peat moss mixture will weigh a mere 40 …

Health Effects of Perlite

The perlite industry is conscious of its societal responsibility to test their products and to determine what, if any, health effects may be associated with them. The industry is committed to producing safe products. Background and Uses of Perlite Perlite has been mined, processed, and used safely for over fifty years. Grades of perlite from a vast variety of sources …

2019 Annual Meeting

Join us in one of the world’s most fascinating cities for an eclectic mix of inspirational speakers, topics and tours. Online registration is now closed. Please register onsite when you arrive at the Annual Meeting. Click here for the attendee brochure. Hotel Reservations The Annual Meeting is being held at the Hotel Dei Cavalieri Milano Duomo. Please contact the hotel …

2018 Annual Meeting

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The 2018 Annual Meeting will be held September 23 – 26, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The registration and cancellation deadline is September 14, 2018. Download the attendee brochure for schedule and session details, hotel information and more.