LIGHTWEIGHT FLOOR FILLINGS
- Most of nation's leading architects and contractors are today engaged in an all-out search for materials and methods with which to achieve economy &energy efficiency in building. Out of this search a definite trend has developed toward lightweight floor construction as one of the most effective ways to keep costs down and at the same time improve the quality of the structure.
- One of the more successful materials being used in lightweight floors is PERLICON perlite concrete fill. Applied over various types of light structural forms corrugated and ribbed steel, steel floors, lightweight concrete fill results in a dead load considerably less than the rated live load.There are many ways with the type and age of locally available applications.
Using LITAGGaggregate in the slab makes it more lightweight and also gives it insulative properties.