Types of Perlite and their typical applications

Milled Perlite

Filter Perlite for filtering edible oil, enzymes, beer, juice, etc.
Filler for toothpaste, paints, cosmetics etc.

Expanded (unmilled)

Coated (water resistant) for insulation
Non-coated to crop production, cement plates, cosmetics, scrubs, insulation of pipes, absorption etc.


Microspheres. Filler for artificial marble, water-based building materials, paints and coatings, asphalt and resin-based casting etc.

Download brochures from the Perlite Institute:

Brochure from Perlite Institute about Perlites Water Holding Capacity