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RE: Lightweight backfill

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Hi, Harold

What is its density before it cures?

Dave Evans, P.E.
TNH, Inc.

> From:          Harold Sprague <harold.sprague(--nospam--at)>
> To:            "'seaint(--nospam--at)'" <seaint(--nospam--at)>
> Subject:       RE: Lightweight backfill
> Date:          Mon, 19 Oct 1998 17:40:44 -0600
> Reply-to:      seaint(--nospam--at)

> Greg,
> No one has mentioned my favorite product.  Elastizell; a light weight
> concrete like product specifically used for geotechnical fill and roof
> topping.  Check it out at  Elastizell has a
> minimum density of 20 pcf.  The web site has information relating crushing
> strength to density.
> Regards,
> Harold Sprague, P.E.
> The Neenan Company
> harold.sprague(--nospam--at)
> >Greg Leyh <lod(--nospam--at)>
> >
> >I am looking for a lightweight alternative to 'pea gravel'
> >for backfilling to a treated wood retaining wall.  I have
> >searched the SEAOC archives, but didn't find anything.