novagg® from Novagg Limited The world’s greenest lightweight aggregate
novagg® from Novagg LimitedThe world’s greenest lightweight aggregate

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April 2016

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Welcome to novagg®

Novagg Limited together with Imperial College London and a leading industrial partner have developed a new and highly sustainable or ‘green’ lightweight structural aggregate,


novagg® key points:


  • made from 98% recycled waste.
  • massive reduction in firing temperature (400° C lower) and time lowering carbon footprint and environmental impact.
  • waste is transformed into a new and sustainable material.
  • engineered pellets with market-leading specification in terms of density and strength.
  • pellets are vitreous/closed pore with extremely low water absorption (<7%).
  • excellent thermal and noise insulation potential.
  • recyclable.
  • successful result of a 3-year research and development project part-funded by the UK Government’s Technology Strategy Board.
  • business case demonstrates relatively low unit cost for product and in applications.
  • subject of an international patent application.
  • collaborative work currently being carried out on testing materials for several multi-national companies.
  • a major international industrial group is working with us as an informal partner on process technology.
  • objective is for novagg® to become an international ‘green’ construction material of choice.
  • now seeking global partners from across the supply chain in order to share the benefits of this exciting new product.
novagg® sustainable lightweight aggregate.

Video showing post-novagg pellet firing process.

Outline of novagg® benefits and applications.

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