The total cost vary depending what kind of additives or reinforcement is used in the mixture. The untreated mixture lies in the cheapest end of lightweight concretes. Colorants, water and fire sealants increase the price.

Low cost materials, lie to the left of the chart.Cheap stiff materials lie towards the top left of the chart – mostly metals and ceramics. Concrete is cheap and stiff – ideal for structures.


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