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HOW GOOD IS MANUFACTURED SAND COMPARED TO NATURAL RIVER SAND

Tue Aug 13, 2013Total posts : 3
K S SHYAM SUNDER
K S SHYAM SUNDER
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Topic: HOW GOOD IS MANUFACTURED SAND COMPARED TO NATURAL RIVER SAND

HOW GOOD IS MANUFACTURED SAND COMPARED TO NATURAL RIVER SAND
Thu Aug 15, 2013Post  #1
Purvi Panchal
Purvi Panchal

Join date: Aug 2012
if sand is made of stone dust (by product of stone crasher), then it is equally good for construction.
 
Fri Aug 16, 2013Post  #2
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)

Join date: Mar 2008
Dear KS
         Natural sand is better than Stone dust. Actually the betterment of sand depends upon its fines moduls i.e. fine sand is not good take coarser sand with silt less than 4%. See the link below

http://www.gharexpert.com/articles/Fine-Aggregate-1475/Specification-Fine-Aggregate-Coarse-Sand_0.aspx

 


 
Wed Oct 08, 2014Post  #3
SANJAY DUSANE
SANJAY DUSANE

Join date: Jul 2014
Post subject: sand

Dear, natural sand is the best.for all civil works. but due to its higher cost and shortage we went for crushed sand .But for plastering and waterproofing only natural  sand should be used. for RCC work crushed sand can be used,
 

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