Hemp-Limecrete - Products - Hempire Building

By: Hempire Building  05/12/2011

Factory prepared hydrated hemp-limecrete biocomposite in-fill for manual or machine filling into wall/floor cavities with insulating and structural properties.

The material is suitable for forming solid monolithic breathable walls around structural frames, under floor slabs, cast internal walls, packing material around joists rafters and openings in renovation work, as a substrate for floor and wall heating systems and as a sound barrier.

Coarsely milled whole hemp including long fibre, high calcium lime, mineral aggregates and water.

A solid light weight fibre re-enforced material combines masonry and organic qualities. The material has good breathable, insulating, thermal mass, flexible and hygroscopic qualities.

20 ton bulk container. Cubic metre bags.

Store under plastic sheeting on dry base, use with in 3 months.

Particle Size Shive 0 - 25-mm, Fibre 0-150-mm,

Thermal Conductivity value packed λ≤ 0.07W/(mK)

Thermal Conductivity value loose filled λ≤ 0.06W/(mK)

Bulk density dry 400-kg/ m³

Flexural strength .83-1.14 N/mm

Compressive strength 1.9-3.2 N/mm

Fire resistant.

The product undergoes an in-house monitoring, using a quality management system which conforms to current international standards.

X  Irritant.

Irritates the eyes and skin.

Contact with skin can cause sensitization.

In case of contact with eyes rinse with plenty of water and seek medical advice.

Wear suitable protective clothing and safety goggles.

Material placed in wall using conveyor, mechanical bucket or manually. Material to be filled loose for maximum insulation and drying time. Material to be packed for increased racking strength and structural properties.

Internally: Use Hempire Skim Coat.

Externally: Hempire External Render.


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