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

September 23rd, 2015

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.



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Benefits of using Perlite in Horticulture

September 22nd, 2015


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 success with root cuttings, whereby it can be mixed with compost to produce a light growing medium with much less chance of the cuttings rotting. All grades are kept in stock and available for immediate dispatch if required.



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Benefits of using Pumice Lightweight Aggregate in Construction

September 10th, 2015


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 rise buildings which have to cope with additional natural elements like wind or storm natural forces. Pumice Aggregate is a user friendly product for the workforce when completing tasks such as drilling or sawing. Also being a volcanic rock Pumice in a concrete compound delivers a higher fire rating protection compared to other replacement aggregates.


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Expanded Clay Supply Quarter 3, 2015

September 2nd, 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 m3 bags or 50 litre bags.


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Expanded Perlite Supply Quarter 3, 2015

September 2nd, 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 100 and 200 litre bags.


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