Filter Sand

Water treatment


Filter sand is obtained through a process of washing, dying and accurate grading of Silica Sand. We produce the materials in accordance to AWWA B100-01 Standard.

Silica sand is used in combination with other products such as Anthracite, Activated Carbon, and Brim as filter media in portable water treatment, surface water treatment swimming pool water treatment, and waste water treatment. Also it finds its use in conventional water treatment filters. Silica sand also ensures high purity of water and longer life of the filter beds because of its high silica content, accurate grading and high chemical resistance.

Physical Properties

Material White to yellowish
Free from clay, dust or any organic matter
Grain Size Well Granded in accordance to the requirement.
Hardness 7 Moh
Specific Gravity 2064 g/cc
Bulk Density 1.55 kg/dm3
Uniformity Coefft. <1.5
Shape Round and Sub-rounds

Chemical Properties

Chemical Composition For Sand Sizes: 0.5 – 1.0 mm,
0.3 – 0.6mm, 0.425 – 0.85mm etc.
For Sand Size : 1-2mm
SiO2 >99% >98%
Al2O3 0.12% 0.35%
Fe2O3 0.08% 0.10%
TiO2 0.04% 0.04%
Na2O 0.02% 0.06%
CaO 0.02% 0.32%
K2O 0.10% 0.15%
MgO 0.06% 0.06%
Cl 0.02% 0.02%
SO3 0.04% 0.04%


Sizes: Sizing and grading done as per customers specifications. We produce special grains sizes perfectly meeting customer’s specs as to the effective grains sizes and uniformly coefficient.

Packing: 50 kg Bags, 1 ton Jumbo Bags, 1.5 ton Jumbo Bags or as per requirement.

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