GIB is widely used in Building Construction Industry as a light weight aggregate, when combined with Portland cement and water it produces an ultra light weight concrete. GIB is a very unique insulating material especially when studied in comparison with other conventional insulating materials having RValue 2.78.
GIB can also be used in other areas where making a product lighter will be beneficial & a variety of permanent insulating applications.
Popular applications of GIB :-
- Insulating roof decks
- Lightweight floor fills / screeds
- Insulating structural roof decks
- Curtain wall systems
- Lightweight pre-cast panels for partitions
- Lightweight insulating blocks
- Roof / Ceiling tiles
- Hollow / Cavity walls
GIB Concrete insulation is the ideal base for built up and single ply roofing system.
|Perlcon GIB: Physical Properties|
|Free Moisture, Max.||0.5%|
|Bulk Density||100-250 kg/m3|
|Grain Size||0-2 mm|
|Softening Point||871-1093 °C|
|Fusion Point||1260-1343 °C|
|Specific Heat||837 J/ kg k|
|Thermal Conductivity at (24° C)||0.04 -0.06 W/mk|