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Temisca Filtration Sand

Temisca is one of the most important producers of silica sand in Canada. Temisca sand is a high-quality silica sand, consistent in characteristics and specification.

Thanks to large deposits of 60 million tons in reserve and production capacity of 200,000 tons per year, Temisca has the ability to meet its exiting and new customers' demands for silica sand.

Advantages of TEMISCA Filtration Sand

  • Consistent in characteristics and specification

Available Sizes and Profiles

  #8 #10 #15 #18 #20 #25 #30 #60 #70
Mesh mm % retained
8 2,360 47                
10 2,000 49 34              
12 1,700 4   48            
14 1,400   61              
16 1,180   5 69 53          
20 0,850     3 43 47 8      
30 0,600       4 47 62 16    
40 0,425         6 27 47 4  
50 0,300           3 31 30  
70 0,212             6 43 40
100 0,150               16 38
140 0,106               5 18
PAN                 2 4
  E.S. 2,50 1,37 1,28 1,00 0,64 0,50 0,32 0,17 0,12
  U.C. 1,20 1,25 1,31 1,35 1,46 1,46 1,74 1,65 1,78
  AFS-GFN 6,10 8,80 11,90 14,00 18,70 22,50 32,90 54,50 70,00

Technical Specifications

Symbol Name Percentage
SiO2 Silicon Dioxide 99
Sulpher Sulphur Less than 6 PPM
Al2O3 Aluminum Oxide 0.73
Fe2O3 Iron Oxide 0.27

Characteristics

Colour: White to Amber
Specific Gravity: 2.65
Bulk Density (loose): 99 lb/ft3
Grain Shape: Sub-round
Solubility: No
Melting Point: 2230o C
Moisture: < 1.0%

Packaging:

  • 50 lb. paper bags, 2000 lb. paper bags
  • 3000 lb. super sacs

MSDS

Temisca Silica Sand

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