Poraver® was rigorously developed and optimized for your requirements regarding building materials and industrial products of the future – with unique properties which make your products even better.
FOR THE BUILDING MATERIALS WITH FUTURE
Building materials and industrial products must meet exacting demands. With Poraver®, you obtain more lightweight products, easier application, high strength, more yield and sustainability.
WEIGHT REDUCTION WITH PORAVER®
Lightweight carrier boards are only one application of Poraver® which benefits from the high degree of resistance to thermal environmental influences and moisture.
RESISTANT TO HEAT, COLD AND MOISTURE
Poraver® insulates and thus adds an additional benefit to its many applications: Thermal-insulating plasters, screeds and lightweight panels are just a few of the numerous examples.
ENHANCED THERMAL INSULATION
Its mix of characteristics provides Poraver® with applications worldwide, including lightweight screeds and wall coverings in cruise ships. What challenge do you have for us?
READY FOR EVERY CHALLENGE
In 1983, Poraver® became the first manufacturer to industrially produce expanded glass granules from post-consumer recycled glass. Today we are market leader and the largest manufacturer which renowned customers rely on worldwide.
NUMBER ONE FOR EXPANDED GLASS WORLDWIDE
CONSTRUCTION OF THE THIRD PORAVER® SITE BEGINS
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THE VERSATILE LIGHTWEIGHT AGGREGATE MADE FROM POST-CONSUMER RECYCLED GLASS
Poraver® expanded glass is a lightweight aggregate for high-quality building materials and industrial products. PORAVER® offers a mix of outstanding characteristics which no other product in this spectrum has. Despite its low density, Poraver® is very resistant to pressure. It not only acts as thermal insulation but also absorbs sound, dimensionally stable over the long term, and resistant to fire, moisture and chemicals. Poraver® consists of recycled glass and is 100 % mineral.
In 1983, Poraver® was the first expanded glass granule made of post-consumer recycled glass on the market. The development of the manufacturing method was the basis of the success story which is still going on today. Since then, we have been manufacturing lightweight aggregates at our production sites in Germany and Canada for customers and distributors throughout the world. We are the largest expanded glass granule manufacturer and market leader worldwide.
THE BENEFITS OF PORAVER®
Our creamy-white lightweight aggregate with bulk densities starting at 190 kg/m³ is 100 % mineral, free of broken grains and available in different grain sizes from 0.04 mm to 4 mm. With Poraver® expanded glass, industrial products become more lightweight, more economical and easier to work with. The unique combination of positive characteristics makes it possible to optimize products with Poraver® in many ways:
Improves product characteristics
Thermal and sound insulation
Easy to use
PORAVER® GRAIN SIZES
Poraver® expanded glass is available in seven fractions from 0.04 mm to 4 mm in bags, big bags (FIBC) or bulk material.
0.04 – 0.125 mm
0.1 – 0.3 mm
0.25 – 0.5 mm
0.5 – 1 mm
0.5 – 1.25 mm
1 – 2 mm
2 – 4 mm
Numerous companies in a variety of industries already rely on the advantageous features of Poraver® for optimizing their premium products.