NEW – Geotechnics, Civil Engineering, & Infrastructure Manual - LIGHTWEIGHT INSULATING SOLUTIONS - by Laterlite

Laterlite s.p.a.
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Answers to numerous engineering design challenges, summarised in a simple quick-reference tool

Thanks to its over 50 years of experience, combined with the unique characteristics of its lightweight expanded clay aggregates, Laterlite now offers a vast range of technical solutions, summarised in this manual, available in English, French, Spanish and Italian.

Solutions include:

- Lightweight embankments

- Reduction of settlement and load compensation on soft ground

- Ground insulation and compensated foundations for buildings

- Reduction of horizontal thrust on containment structures

- Fill for below-ground cavities and ground stabilisation

- Lightweight fill for underground structures

- Landscaping and green roofs

- Drainage and water management

- Tunnelling

- Insulation and protection for underground pipelines, tanks, and reservoirs

- Lightweight structural concrete

NEW – Geotechnics, Civil Engineering, & Infrastructure Manual  - LIGHTWEIGHT INSULATING SOLUTIONS - by Laterlite
Fill for underground tunnel

Construcrion of a Laterlite Expanded Clay embankment

Compaction by multiple passes with a tracked vehicle

Construcrion of a Laterlite Expanded Clay embankment

Gravel granular mix capping layer laid on top of a separating geotextile layer

Embankment on an unstable slope

Slope embankment constructed from Laterlite expanded clay reinforced with geogrills

Light slope embankment

Laterlite Expanded clay, "reinforced ground" system

Bridge alignment ramp on soft ground

The use of Laterlite expanded clay in the construction of alignment ramps connecting to rigid structures gives the system a high degree of rigidity, preventing the problems due sto differential settlement

Tank insulation, protection and support

Bedding and insulation of pipelines

Fill for underground strutures + pipe bedding + Landscaping

Lightweight expanded clay permeable concrete - Water mirror in "Promenade du Paillon" urban park in Nice - France.

Urban landscaping.

Lightweight structural concrete