Recycled Glass Media

Recycled glass may be recovered from a variety of sources and processed for use in a variety if industrial applications. This environmentally friendly and cost effective material provides a viable alternative to silica sand. A combination of crushing, sorting, magnetic separation and screening is used to classify the material into a range of grain sizes from 10mm diameter, down to dust.

Typical standard grain sizes available are:

  • 3-6mm
  • 1-3mm
  • 1-2mm (8/16)
  • (14/25)
  • 0.5-1.0mm (16/30)
  • 0.2-0.7mm (30s)
  • 250-75um
  • 75um down to dust

The glass media is available in white (Vitrosil 150 250-75um) and mixed cullet in all other grades.

Applications include water filtration (see separate web page), decorative aggregates, decorative flooring, abrasives, as well as paint and polymer functional filler applications.

  • Benefits in use for glass media include:
  • Recycled product
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Inert (Chemically and physically un-reactive)
  • No crystalline silica
  • Hardness​

Minerals Marketing supply a range of Glass Media products for your application requirements. Material data sheets are available on request.

Packaging & Lead Time

All packaged products are available from 15kg bags - 1500kg bulk bags from our central store. Find out more.