Foundry Applications of Perlite

Foundry

Perlite insulation is used in high temperature applications in the steel and foundry industries such as ladle topping, hot topping and risering, in topping compounds, in exothermic and insulating shapes, as a cushioning agent, in moulding sand and in the manufacture of refractory blocks and bricks. High temperature performance of expanded perlite has been well …...

Perlite used in Horticulture

Horticultural

INPRO perlite is a super light weight potting media that is clean and easy to use as well as environmentally friendly, offering many advantages allowing you to get the very best from your plants, nurturing them and helping them grow healthy and strong. The unique properties of perlite provides for excellent aeration and drainage while …...

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Lightweight Insulating Concrete

Lightweight Insulating Concrete

Perlite concrete aggregate combined with portland cement and water produces a lightweight insulating concrete used for lightweight roof decks, floor fills, lightweight structural decks, insulation for steam and coolant lines, bases of cryogenic storage tanks, oven insulation, interstitial spaces in reconditioned water and sewer lines, interstitial floors in hospitals, lightweight pre-cast forms and blocks, statuary, …...

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Using Perlite for Filtration

Filtration

Perlite is a generic name for a naturally occurring siliceous volcanic rock. A unique property of perlite is that it expands up to twenty times its original volume when it is heated to its softening range. This expansion process is caused by the presence of water in the crude rock. When perlite ore is rapidly …...

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Cryogenic Perlite

Cryogenic Perlite

The unique properties of perlite have found wide acceptance in the insulating of cryogenic low temperature storage tanks (particularly for the storage of LNG), in shipping containers, cold boxes (Air Separation Units), test chambers and in food processing. Storage chambers –100°c and below are considered cryogenic, and super cold or extremely cold cryogenic fluids such …...

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 INPRO specializes in the extraction, processing and provision of natural minerals, particularly pumice, vermiculite, perlite and sand. We produce various grades of these aggregates for a range of industries including, but not confined to:
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