Sand filtration is a frequently used technology for water purification. The filter media typically comprises a multiple layer of sands having a range of grain sizes. When water flows through the filter, the suspended solids are removed and clean water flows out. The flow-direction may be reversed in order to regenerate the filter bed, so called backwashing.
Minerals Marketing offer a range of Silica Sands and Gravels for use in water filtration applications. Standard grades include:
Silica sand and gravel provides a cost effective, grain size controlled, filter bed media.
Alternatively, one of the most rapidly growing areas is the use of Glass Media for water filtration, whereby the benefits of using glass for water filtration include the following:
Minerals Marketing supply a range of glass media and silica sand media to suite your application requirements. Material data sheets are available on request.
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