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New article on perlite

March 11th, 2010

Perlite is useful as a component in potting soil, filter aids and insulation in buildings. Technically a volcanic glass, the mineral is cooked to high temperatures, a process that imbues it with many unique qualities that make it useful as insulation. Perlite is sometimes mixed with cement to improve its fire rating, but loose-fill perlite is common, as well. To find out more, check out our new article on perlite.

This blog entry was posted by Rob London.

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