silica and moulding sands association (samsa) part of the Mineral Products Association (MPA)
 

samsa

silica and moulding
sands association

 
Ceramics Foundries Fracking Glass
Ceramics Foundries Fracking Glass
An important material in many classes of ceramic. More → High quality is requiremed in the Foundry industry. More → An essential material for hydraulic fracturing. More → 70% of the batch of ingredients used to make glass. More →
 
Horticulture Sports and leisure Water filtration Other uses
Horticulture Sports and leisure Water filtration Other uses
Valued for consistent grain size & lack of impurities. More → Used throughout sport for artificial services. More → Silica sand has long been used to clean & purify water. More → Silica sand is used in a wide variety of industries. More →
 

Silica uses

Silica sand is of great importance to a wide variety of UK industries, being an essential raw material for their production processes. These industries include the glass, foundry, ceramics, sports and leisure, paints, plastics, sealants and adhesives, oil and gas, horticulture and agricultural sectors.

 
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