PLANT!T Perlite 100L Bag
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In the food industry, Perlite (Standard Grade) 2-5mm is used for straining fruit juices, vegetable edible oils, sugar syrup, corn sherbet (producing glucose I dextrose), beer, wine and liquors. It is also used for filtration of dyes, white water filtration in the paper industry, antibiotics, pectin, citric acid, soda ash solutions, sodium silicate (water glass), sulfuric acid, uranium sherbet, floccine in hydroxide and flocculation processes, as well as phosphoric acid leaching. Additionally, it is suitable for drinking water filtration, swimming pool water filtration, waste water cleaning and filtration processes, and machine oil filtration (regeneration of used machine oils). As a filler i n the p h a r maceut i ca l and chemical i ndust ry; Perlite (Standard Grade) 2-5mm is suitable for many applications, including veterinary and human healthcare drugs, pesticides, cleaning powders, fertilizers, dynamite production and high-performance paint with large surface area coverage. It is also used in the cosmetics industry, such as soaps.
As a heat insulation material in industry; Reactors up to 1000° can benefit from Perlite (Standard Grade) insulation. It is an ideal material for cold storages, LPG, LNG, liquid oxygen, liquid nitrogen, ammonia, liquid propane, ethane, methane, liquid noble gases, propellants and refrigerants. Additionally, it makes an effective additive for ceramics and glass production. Perlite can also be used as part of a 50/50 mix with vermiculite – a very successful mix of media particularly for when rooting cuttings. Non-combustible ultra-lightweight mineral aggregate with excellent insulation & adsorption properties.Perlite is a white, ultra-lightweight aggregate ranging from a very fine powder to an aggregate with a particle size up to 5mm in size Perlite is widely used in commercial hydroponics, seed starting and plant rooting, as a soil conditioner, and to enhance the water-holding and anti-compaction properties of growing soils. Perlite insulation is used in high temperature applications in the steel and foundry industries such as ladle topping, hot topping and risering.
Ideally have a breathing mask when using the product. A lot of fine dust particles will be released into the air when you start pouring it out of the bag. While not immediately life threatening, it’s always best to avoid breathing any of it in. To avoid this spray or wet the perlite slightly before you begin tipping it out of the bag.
Plant!t perlite 100l bag
Expanded Perlite is suitable for a range of landscaping applications such as green roof construction, golf green renovation and construction, planters, drainage and reduction. SwiftAir coated expanded perlite is a hydrophobic insulating aggregate. This water repellent, non-flammable, loose-pour insulant improves the thermal performance on masonry walls and floors. Perlite can be supplied in a number of grades, depending on the particular requirements of the application.
SwiftAir exfoliated vermiculite and expanded perlite are absorbents and carriers. Each of these unique minerals have their own characteristics. Due to its high insulating qualities and versatility expanded perlite is widely used in the construction industry for masonry and other build types. It really couldn’t be easier! Simply open the bag and pour it out. No pre-treating or buffering for pH is needed with perlite of any sort. It makes a fantastic addition to another potting media such as soil or coco, the ratio of which you should be adding depends very much on the media you are adding it to and the system you are going to be using it in. If you think you may benefit from using perlite, but are unsure of exactly how much you should be using, please feel free to give us a ring and one of our experienced staff members will be happy to help. TIPS ON USEAlthough Perlite is a fantastic method to increase aeration, because of its porous nature, it does (to a degree) hold on to a certain amount of water simply from the huge surface area that it possesses. If used as a standalone media however, irrigation frequencies need to be dramatically increased, as its water holding capacity is by no means anywhere close to a media like soil or coco. HOW TO USE PERLITE