Silica sand used for filtering sediment and
bacteria from water supplies and in sewageTreatment.
includes water, municipal, county, local; and
Sodium silicate is manufactured from silica
sand. This chemical is a starting point for
detergents, fillers and extenders in paints, rubber
The construction industry is founded on silica
and there are a host of specialist applications'
including silica and aerated concrete blocks, floor
and roof tiles, flooring and rendering compounds
white line markings, offing felt and cement and
resin injection systems.
Silica sand is used for equestrian surfaces, in
artificial turf, golf course root zones and
dressings, football and cricket and others pitches
and as play sands.
refractory's, simulating oil production and as
additives in agricultural and horticultural