Applications

Trinity Lightweight produces and distributes rotary-kiln expanded shale and clay lightweight aggregates made from natural shale and clay. This building material offers excellent results in both quality and performance in a variety of engineering and horticultural projects. Product applications include internally cured concrete, structural lightweight concrete, asphalt surface treatments, as well as geotechnical and green roofs. Lightweight aggregate is also used to manufacture lightweight masonry and stone veneer products; as a filtration media; and aids in coastal restoration, protection and stormwater management projects.

Internal Curing

Internal Curing

Internal curing offers benefits of improved hydration, reduced chloride ingress, and reduced early age cracking.

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Structural Lightweight Concrete

Structural Lightweight Concrete

Structural lightweight concrete produced with Trinity Lightweight gives designers greater flexibility at substantial cost savings.

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Asphalt Surface Treatment

Asphalt Surface Treatment

First introduced to the asphalt market over forty years ago, the use of lightweight aggregate in the United States currently exceeds 3,000 miles of asphalt pavement annually.

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Geotechnical

Geotechnical

Trinity Lightweight's expanded shale and clay lightweight aggregate can reduce the density of compacted geotechnical fills by up to one-half.

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Lightweight CMU

Lightweight CMU

Concrete masonry units produced with Trinity Lightweight combine the benefits of blending multiple aggregates with a U.L.-certified fire rating.

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Horticulture

Horticulture

From creating an ideal planting media to designing a soil for an athletic field, Trinity Lightweight is the logical solution for horticultural projects.

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Greenroofs

Greenroofs

Combining lightweight aggregates with varying amounts of organic matter creates a lightweight planting media for intensive and/or extensive rooftop gardens.

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Stormwater Management

Stormwater Management

Lightweight aggregates are providing new, consistent and cost effective options to address environmental concerns about the threat of stormwater to our clean water supply.

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Filtration

Filtration

As a filter medium, Trinity Lightweight is very durable, and coupled with its porous structure and increased surface area, it is an exceptional filtering material for metalloids, suspended solids, oil and grease.

Coastal Protection

Coastal Protection

Many coastal areas have lost thousands of acres of shoreline to erosion. To maintain what’s left and bring back what was lost, Trinity lightweight aggregate is being used to help in coastal protection and restoration efforts.

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Manufactured Products

Manufactured Products

Today, Adhered Manufactured Stone Masonry Veneer is a lightweight concrete manufactured synthetic stone made to resemble natural stone in size, shape and texture.

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Texas

14885 South Interstate 45
Streetman, Texas 75859

1.800.581.3117

California

17410 E Lockwood Valley Rd
Frazier Park, CA 93225

661.245.3736

Colorado

11728 Highway 93
Boulder, CO 80303

303.499.1010

Alabama

P.O. Box Drawer V
Livingston, AL 35470

205.652.9688

Louisiana

12652 Airline Hwy
Erwinville, LA 70729

225.627.4242

Arkansas

3719 Mounds Rd
Proctor, AR 72376

1.800.342.5483