POZZOLANA

NATURE FAVOURS STRENGTH AND DURABILITY WHICH IS WHY IT HAS CREATED POZZOLANA,
A MATERIAL THAT WHEN MIXED WITH WATER,
ENSURES BUILDINGS WILL ENDURE THE TEST OF TIME.

Pozzolana (a form of lava) is an inorganic pozzolanic material with hydraulic properties.  Widely available around the world, in Greece it can be found on the volcanic island of Santorini. Pozzolana’s properties have been well-known since antiquity and it was known to be an ingredient in the cement used by the Romans -a material on a par with modern cements- which was a mix of pozzolana, hydrated lime and sand.

Nowadays, pozzolana is used to reinforce mortars because when it joins with lime it forms sand-lime compounds that harden the mortar in the presence of water ensuring highly durability, hydraulic properties and a very long life. Pozzolana is a favourite with archaeologists and conservators because it can be used to manufacture mortars and restoration grout. It comes in various grain sizes and can be purchased in normal-sized bags or 1 ton bigbags.

PROPERTIES

Pozzolana (lava)

Gives mortar hydraulic properties

Used as an additive in the first and second coats of plaster,

it increases the durability of the plaster

Ideal base for mosaics

Available in various grain sizes

Available in normal-sized bags or bigbags 

COLOR PALETTE

SEE THE COMPLETE RANGE OF COLORS OF “POZZOLANA”

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The colors depicted may vary from the applied finish
due to monitor color restrictions, diversity in the application techniques and the nature of the material.
Producing on site samples is recommended in all cases.

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