Over 70 Years in Operation

Buildex® makes tomorrow better by making todays’ buildings, roads, and structures stronger and more sustainable.

Buildex Haydite® is a ceramic structural lightweight aggregate that saves material, energy, labor and transportation costs. It can be used for numerous applications, including asphalt surface treatments, concrete bridge decks, lightweight geotechnical fills, and high-rise buildings.

An environmentally friendly product that can be recycled and reused in other applications, Haydite® also has several unique characteristics that contribute to Sustainable Development and LEED™ Green Building certification credits.

BUILDEX APPLICATIONS

SPECIALTY CONCRETE

Cement wallboard

Stone veneer

Biofilters

Roof fill for flat roofs

Water & wastewater treatment

Insulating refractory for industrial uses in (kilns, boilers, stacks, etc.)

Ferrocement & shotcrete

Storm water, filter media & environmental structures

Constructed wetlands

Horticulture

Fire protection for impermeable plastic liners

Refractory (fireplace logs, backyard pizza ovens, etc.)

Septic system drain field

Traction grit for icy roads

Aquaponic grow medium

We take pride in providing quality product. 

Buildex aggregate is produced to meet or exceed applicable industry standards, including ASTM C330 and ASTM C 331.

Our Areas of Expertise

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ASPHALT PRESERVATION

Asphalt bituminous surface treatment is safer, more economical and longer lasting than conventional aggregates.

Internal Curing

INTERNAL CURING

Internal Curing uses prewetted expanded shale, clay, or slate lightweight aggregate in a way to supply water throughout the concrete mixture.

Stone Veneer

STONE VENEER

Stone veneer allows for an aesthetically pleasing alternative to natural stone at a fraction of the expense.

Oklahoma Galleria

LIGHTWEIGHT STRUCTURAL CONCRETE

Structural lightweight made with Buildex solves weight and durability problems in buildings and exposed structures. 

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

LIGHTWEIGHT GEOTECHNICAL FILL

Lightweight aggregate fills solve numerous geotechnical engineering problems and convert unstable soft soil into vibrant usable land.

ROOFTO GARDEN KSU Memorial Stadium (2)

GREEN ROOFS & HORTICULTURE

Horticulture, green roof and landscape design offer a soil medium that is non-toxic, odorless, inert, and will not react with many chemicals.

Aquaponics

AQUAPONICS

Whether it's creating planting media for a rooftop garden or designing soil for an athletic field, expanded shale, clay, and slate is the logical solution.

Storm Water Management

STORM WATER MANAGEMENT & WATER TREATMENT

Buildex Haydite® can be used to construct applications that treat and reduce the amount of storm water runoff.

Masonry Block

MASONRY BLOCK

Concrete masonry increases thermal performance, which extends a significant cost reduction over the life of the structure.

REFRACTORY 24Hr+Emergency

REFRACTORY APPLICATIONS

Manufactured at with high thermo-structural resistance, Buildex Haydite® is ideal for consumer products repeatedly exposed to fires.

Even more imperative than a quality product, is our standard for safety. Ensuring federal, state, MSHA and OSHA compliance, we keep our staff aware and up-to-date on all regulations. We pride ourselves in creating a culture that eliminates workplace accidents and injuries.

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