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

Horticulture

Mix Designs

 Analysis    Units   Extensive Mix Simple-Intensive Mix Intensive
Mix
 FLL Guidelines for  for Multi Course  Extensive Sites 
70% 3/8" Norlite 20% Norlite Fines 10% Organics 50% 3/8" Norlite 40% Norlite Fines10% Organics 30% 3/8" Norlite 60% Norlite Fines 10% Organics
 
Particle Size Distribution  
 < 0.05 mm (FLL reference value based on < 0.06 mm)    mass %    7.0   7.8   9.8   < 15  
 
Density Measurements    
 Bulk Density (dry weight basis)    g/cm3    0.90    0.95    0.98   -
 Bulk Density (dry weight basis)    lb/ft3    55.98    59.13    61.21   -
 Bulk Density (at max. water-holding capacity)    g/cm3    1.15    1.27    1.36   -
 Bulk Density (at max. water-holding capacity)    lb/ft3    71.80    79.26    84.62   -

 Water/Air Measurements  
 Moisture (as received basis)    mass %    4.5    3.9    4.6   -
 Total Pore Volume2    Vol. %    48.3    48.1    49.4   -
 Maximum water-holding Capacity    Vol. %    26.6    33.8    38.5    > 35  
 Air-Filled Porosity (at max water-holding capacity)    Vol. %    21.7    14.2    10.9    > 10  
 Water permeability (saturated hydraulic conductivity)    cm/s    0.296    0.045    0.022    > 0.001  
 Water permeability (saturated hydraulic conductivity)    in/min    7.003    1.068    0.529    > 0.0236  

 pH and Salt Content  
 pH (CaCl2)      7.9    8.1    8.2    6.5 - 8.0  
 Soluble salts (water, 1:10, m:v)    mmhos/cm    0.21    0.29    0.29   -
 Soluble salts (water, 1:10, m:v)    g (KCl)/L    1.04    1.52    1.59    < 3.5  

 Organic Measurements  
 Organic matter content    mass %    1.8    1.8    1.6    < 6.0