Canpipe Limited

Environmental Monitoring Supplies

Well Sand

This material passes all AWWA specifications for filtering materials and B100 specification passes NSF Standard 61


The silica sand is available in 50 lb. bags and there are 40 bags per skid.


Below are typical Physical and Chemical Characteristics:

Physical Characteristics
Mineral Specific Gravity Acid Solubility Porosity Colour Hardness Grain Shape Sphericity Melting Point
Silica Sand
2.55 to 2.70
1%
38% to 46%
Light Tan
7
Round to Sub-Angular
5 to 6
3100°F
Chemical Characteristics
SiO2 (Silicon Dioxide) Fe2O3 (Iron Oxide) Al2O3 (Aluminum Oxide) TiO2 (Titanium Dioxide) CaO (Calcium Oxide) MgO (Magnesium Oxide) L.O.I. (Loss on Ignition)
99.39%
0.42%
0.19%
0.12%
0.01%
0.004%
0.05%

Silica Sand