Its density is around 400 kg/m³
Its unique structure, that allow nutrients and pollutants to fix on it, its high specific surface area (encouraging trickling filter development) and its exceptional longevity (30 years) allow to be used as a very high quality filter. It is used as filter media in some decentralized wastewater systems.
- The Belgian company Eloy uses Xylit as filtering media in its X-Perco
- The Aquaterra company uses Xylit as riverbanks stabilization
- "Xylit - épuration des eaux" (PDF).
- "Xylit - épuration des eaux" (PDF). Aquaterra solutions (in French).
This article is partially translated from German and French Wikipedia articles.