Expanded Clay Geotechnical Fill contract awarded to Techfil (Europe) Ltd

Techfil have recently won the contract to supply 800m3 of Lightweight Expanded Clay Aggregate for a major construction company in the south west of England. The Expanded Clay will be used as a lightweight fill over pipelines.  In recent years Expanded Clay has become evermore popular due to it being cost effective, chemically inert, thermal insulation and free draining abilities. For more infoRead More…

Benefits of using Perlite in Horticulture

  Expanded Perlite Horticultural Media has been used for many years by gardeners and growers. Perlite offers numerous benefits to gardener’s that is extremely beneficial to heavy soils. Perlite is a lightweight media and is used extensively to loosen and lighten heavy soils and composts for plants that require a free draining medium. Perlite Horticultural Media can also be used to great Read More…

Benefits of using Pumice Lightweight Aggregate in Construction

  Pumice Aggregate is seen as a preferred choice to other materials in construction due to its lightweight. Where the pumice is a third lighter than other materials, it is easily and cheaply transported by either men on site or by haulage. When the pumice is used in a concrete mix, it increases the elasticity of the product, providing a more flexible compound. This is beneficial for high rRead More…

Expanded Clay Supply Quarter 3, 2015

  One of the largest distributors of Expanded Clay in the UK has also run into severe difficulties. Expanded Clay is a widely used Lightweight Aggregate with applications including lightweight backfill, lightweight concrete, insulating floors and green roof mixes. Techfil supplies all the standard sizes of Expanded Clay from stock. The products are supplied loose in bulk, packaged in 1.2 mRead More…

Expanded Perlite Supply Quarter 3, 2015

  The largest supplier of Expanded Perlite in the UK has run into severe difficulties and this is causing supply problems. Perlite is widely used in horticulture, animal feed, plasters, coatings and filtration. Techfil offer a full range of sizes and can supply full loads on a 2 week turnaround. We can match the equivalent grade of Perlite and offer an alternative. Perlite is packaged in 1Read More…