PERLITE: GENESIS IN FIRE

Hess Perlite: Grades and Descriptions

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The standard grades and descriptions listed below are not intended as limits. We will gladly process perlite to the spec you require. Get us your requirements (specs, packaging, quantities, other) and we will provide pricing information on processing and shipping—FOB or Freight Collect—anywhere in the world.

E GRADE DESCRIPTION
130E Standard Horticulture—Various horticultural applications including blended container media, soilless grow media, lightweight engineered soils, and native soil conditioner.  DOWNLOAD 130E TDS   DOWNLOAD 130E+ TDS
190E Masonry Block Loosefill Insulation—Poured directly from bag into block cavities. Will not settle or bridge. Perlite insulation improves heat transmission of a block wall by 50% or more. Acoustical properties of the wall are also significantly improved. Heat Resistant Applications—Used to insulate rocket stoves or pizza ovens as well as in foundry applications and spray-on fire-resistant coatings. Concrete Aggregate—Lightweight perlite concrete provides improvement in load stress, noise reduction, thermal transfer resistance, and fire rating. Horticulture—Water-retentive engineered soils, conditioned native soils, and soilless media blends.  DOWNLOAD 190E TDS
270E Cryogenic Applications—Used to fill the annular spaces in double-walled storage tanks for liquefied natural gas, helium, hydrogen, and others. Lightweight Plasters and Coatings—Replaces some or all sand in plaster; filler for fire-rated coatings.  DOWNLOAD 270E TDS
CF Classifier Fines (CF). Soil Amendment—Used for soil amend poor native lawn, garden and ag soil to improve tilth and water-holding capacity. Waste Management—Used for liquid waste absorption and solification and spill cleanup/remediation.
BF Baghouse Fines (BF). Filter Aid—Used for a filtration layer, or cake, for a variety of industrial filtration processes. Baghouse fines also have use as a concrete pozzolan.
ORE GRADE DESCRIPTION
IM•130 Coarse Crude Ore (IM•130). Slag Coagulant—Functions as a slag coagulant in induction furnaces, cupola furnaces, and pouring ladles. Expansion Stock—Perlite ore for commercial expanders and product manufacturers with in-house expansion capabilities.  DOWNLOAD IM•130 TDS
  SAFETY DATA SHEET (GHS FORMAT) for EXPANDED PERLITE / PERLITE ORE   DOWNLOAD HESS PERLITE SDS
PACKAGING OPTIONS
Plastic Bags (4 cubic feet)
Supersacks (55 cubic feet)
Supersacks (118 cubic feet)