A quick glance at this versatile mineral and its application.
SO, WHAT IS PERLITE AND IN WHICH INDUSTRY DO YOU USE IT?
Perlite is a non-toxic, naturally occurring siliceous volcanic rock. Perlite is formed by the rapid cooling of viscous magma or lava. The distinguishing feature which sets perlite apart from other volcanic glasses is that when heated to a suitable point in its softening range, it expands from four (4) to approximately twenty (20) times its original volume!