Partner: LafargeHolcim
Industry: Construction
Usage: Foundations, Roads, Other

Fat clay


Fat clay is a cohesive earth with a plasticity index of over 35% (high plasticity index)and free swelling>70%. Percentage of clay (granular fraction below 0.005 mm)>60% and sand (grain fraction ranging from 0.05 ... 2 mm)<40%. Fat clay is very sensitive to the phenomenon of freeze-defrost. Touch feeling: Fat clay is very greasy to touch, and in contact with water it swells. In sectiune are aspect lucios

Aspect details
Glossiness Glossy
Translucence 0%
Texture Smooth
Compostable No
Recyclable No
Biodegradable No
Lightweight No
Renewable No
Carbon footprint -
Recycled content -
Toxicity -
Technical details
Hardness N/A
Structure N/A
Acoustics N/A
Format Powder
Odor Moderate
Temperature N/A
Antibacterial No
Scratch resistence N/A
Fire resistence N/A
UV resistence N/A
Water resistence Poor
Abrasion resistence N/A
Skid resistence N/A