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WAPCO M-SAND

WAPCO’s commitment to a sustainable future is evident in their determination to innovate and research construction solutions that respect the environment. This responsibility led to the production of Manufactured Sand (M-Sand) – an alternative to river sand. M-Sand helps to relieve the detrimental impact to rivers arising from the unregulated mining of river sand. WAPCO has the production capacity of 400 Cubes per day with plans underway to expand, to aid in building the nations cities.

WAPCO M-SAND HAS THE ABILITY TO CONTROL:
  • Particle shape – Metso Barmac VSI
  • Upper limit of the particle size
  • Particle distribution and the dust content – Double wash process
  • Quality – Sourced from WAPCO Aggregates operations ensuring consistency
  • Water usage by recycling 95% of the water
PRODUCT LIST
  • Concrete Sand 0-4mm
  • Plaster Sand 0-2mm
THE ADVANTAGES OF M-SAND OVER RIVER SAND IN CONCRETE:
  • 6-9% higher compressive strength of grades M20 & M30
  • Exhibited 12-15% higher flexure strength
  • Better flow characteristics evident
  • Greater water retention, resulting in better strength & bond development
  • Near 30% increase in masonry strength