Saturday, May 15, 2010

About Sand in Construction

  • Sand is required for making concrete, mortar and plaster.
  • Fine Sand is also referred to Jamuna sand in Delhi
  • Sieve Analysis is used for testing the Sand for Grading
  • Silt Content Test is important. Sand should have minimum silt content. This must be done at the Initial Stage itself.
  • If any Chemical impurities may possibly present, it should be tested for that also.