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F-75 Silica Sand

QUARTZ SAND

OxideAnalysisFormula
CaO0.00%0.152
MgO0.00%0.211
TiO20.03%0.766
Al2O30.06%1.000
SiO299.75%2,821.604
Fe2O30.03%0.340
LOI0.10
Oxide Weight169813.00
Formula Weight169982.98
If this formula is not be unified correctly please contact us.
GSPT - Frit Softening Point 3100F

F-75 sand is a popular material used in modelling clay bodies to impart drying and firing properties. It is much cleaner than brick grogs.

Grain Shape: Rounded
Hardness (Mod): 7.0
Specific Gravity: 2.65
Bulk Density lbs/cu. ft. (Compacted): 104, (Uncompacted): 92
Moisture Content Dry (Max): <.1
AFS Grain Fineness: 76
AFS Acid demand (@pH 7): <1.0
pH: 7

Sieve Analysis: (as of Dec 2011 the material is a little coarser in the 70-100 mesh range)
USA Std. Sieve (Ind. % retained)
#30: 0.1
#40: 0.8
#50: 3.8
#70: 28.9
#100: 52.0
#140: 12.3
#200: 1.8
#270: 0.3


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XML for Import into INSIGHT

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <material name="F-75 Silica Sand" descrip="QUARTZ SAND" searchkey="" loi="0.00" casnumber="15468-32-3"> <oxides> <oxide symbol="CaO" name="Calcium Oxide, Calcia" status="" percent="0.005" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="MgO" name="Magnesium Oxide, Magnesia" status="" percent="0.005" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="TiO2" name="Titanium Dioxide, Titania" status="" percent="0.036" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Al2O3" name="Aluminum Oxide, Alumina" status="" percent="0.060" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="SiO2" name="Silicon Dioxide, Silica" status="" percent="99.752" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Fe2O3" name="Iron Oxide, Ferric Oxide" status="" percent="0.032" tolerance=""/> </oxides> <volatiles> <volatile symbol="LOI" name="Loss on Ignition" percent="0.100" tolerance=""/> </volatiles> </material>


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