Norlite

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INFORMATION

Norlite, LLC
628 S. Saratoga Street Cohoes, NY 12047
(518) 235-0030 (phone) (518) 235-0233 (fax) info@norliteagg.com

Geotechnical Fill

Product Properties

Property Measuring
Method
Test
Method
Norlite Natural Granular Fills
Dry Loose
Density
Minimum
Density Test
ASTM
D-4254
40.2 pcf
(644 kg/m3)
89.0 pcf
(1426 kg/m3)
Dry
Compacted
Density
Maximum
Density Test
ASTM
D-4253
45.5 pcf
(729 kg/m3)
146.0 pcf
(2339 kg/m3)
Strength Triaxial
Test
Consolidated
Drained
42-53
(medium dense)
36- 42
(medium dense)
Gradation Sieve
Analysis
ASTM
C-136
See Material
Specs
Soundness Magnesium
Sulfate
ASTM
C-88
<2% <6%
Abrasive
Resistance
Los Angeles
Abrasion
Modified
ASTM C-131
(B grading)
32% 30-45%
    FM 1-T 096 21% 30-45%
Permeability Constant
Head
(i=0.29-0.43)
ASTM
D-2434
13.4-
15.0 cm/sec
0.016 cm/sec
Resistivity        
- Field
(stockpiled)
"Four
Terminal"
Method
G-57 5.3 x 105 ohm-cm 5-10 x 105 ohm-cm
- Lab Resistivity
Meter
CAL DOT 643 32,234 ohm-cm 5-10 x 105 ohm-cm
pH pH Meter CAL DOT 643 7.4-8.5 4-6.5
Chloride
Content
Chloride
Content
of Soils
CAL DOT 422 <5-46 ppm  
Sulfate
Content
Sulfate
Content
of Soils
CAL DOT 417 146 ppm  
Thermal
Conductivity
Guarded
Hot Plate
ASTM C-177 .98 Btu/hr ft2 F/in
(.141 W/m C)
9-12 Btu/hr ft2 F/in
(1.35-1.7 W/m C)