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As an international supplier we are very fortunate that our sand has a high-grade silica content which provides us with a consistent quality at all times. Our silica sand is both distributed and supplied from our very own quarry in the UK and can cater for all sectors, including industrial, construction and agricultural as well as more professional areas including leisure and equestrian surfaces. We have been mining since the 1950s, giving us years of experience and extensive knowledge within this industry and providing a variety of forms of sand for a range of uses.
From providing a comfortable riding surface for equestrian buildings to molds in the manufacturing industry, our sand has in incredibly broad spectrum of use. Our quality silica sand varies in colour from an orangey brown to a light gold and can pass as a Mediterranean beach or an African desert. We have a variety of sands available, including sharp and equestrian, to suit your budget and special requirements; we can always edit our services to meet your needs.
For example, it can be used in a process known as casting, where it is used as a mold for metals with a high melting temperature - almost three quarters of metal molding products are made using this casting technique. Also known as silicon dioxide (SiO 2), it is the result of weathering and filtering of quartz minerals over time, which contributes to its durability and flexibility of use. We have a team of trained staff to meet both our own and our customers’ expectations of the industry as well as being completely trained in all aspects of health and safety.
We have a carefully monitored system in place to ensure that our products and services are constantly tracked and tested to ensure that they meet with our company policy. Our quality silica granules, friendly services and very competitive prices keep our customers happy and keep them coming back for more. For further help and advice, please contact us today by calling 01525 372 000, or send us a website enquiry, and we will get in contact with you as soon as possible.
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