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


silica and moulding
sands association

Ceramics Foundries Glass Horticulture
Ceramics Foundries Glass Horticulture
An important material in many classes of ceramic. More → High quality is requiremed in the Foundry industry. More → 70% of the batch of ingredients used to make glass. More → Valued for consistent grain size & lack of impurities. More →
Sports and leisure Water filtration Other uses  
Sports and leisure Water filtration Other uses
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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