Construction Application

Construction Uses for Perlite and Vermiculite

Perlite and Vermiculite are light weight and possess outstanding insulating characteristics, but they also enhance fire ratings, reduce noise transmission, rot, vermin and termites which is why they are widely used in the construction industry.

In the construction industry, the most common use is Perlite Insulation and Vermiculite Insulation for masonry. Perlite or Vermiculite is poured into the cavities of concrete block where it fills all cores and crevices. Listed below are other common construction uses for Perlite and Vermiculite.

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