Silica Sand

Silica sand is one of the most widespread ranges of sand. Global Minechem Corporation offers Silica Sand in India. Sand is the broad-spectrum term for broken granules of minerals or rocks, to be precise between one-sixteenth of a millimetre to two millimetre in the specific diameter, falling amid silt and gravel in the diverse spectrum of provided sizes. There are many assortments of sand across the globe, each with their exclusive composition and intrinsic worth.

Characteristics of Silica Sand

Silica is the other name for silicon dioxide, SiO2 of which quartz is an explicit latticed structure. As a result silica sand is quartz produced by the work of water and wind subsequently broken down into minute granules. These granules can be utilized for many diverse purposes and can be found in the non-tropical areas.

Typical Chemical Analysis

SiO2 98 to 99.9%
Al2O3 Trace
Fe2O3 00.085%
CaO Trace
MgO Nill
LOi 00.425%
Na2O 00.120%
K2O 00.270%

Key Usage of Silica Sand

Silica sand is utilized for water purification and manufacturing of glass, synthetic foundry moulding catalysts, and the disodium ultramarine. It is even utilized for acid heat resistant ceramics, refractories, pottery glaze as well as enamel. Silica sand is utilized in sawing stone, grinding and surfacing of accessible glass with polishing marble rounded grains produced from silica sand. They are used for sand blasting and as filler in paints. They are moulded with hard rubber goods, using gypsum plasters along with ox chloride acoustic plasters and the soap.

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