Silica Sand

Silica Sand – Charlotte Pipe

Two systems to handle sand were installed via Sandmold Systems at Charlotte Pipe Company of Charlotte, North Carolina.

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MATERIAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Material Silica Sand
  • Bulk Density Aerated 1500 kg/m3 (100 lb/ft3)
  • Size 100% < below 300 microns
  • Temperature Ambient
  • Moisture Content Zero
  • Condition Free flowing, highly abrasive

SYSTEM OBJECTIVES

  1. Reliable, consistent conveying.
  2. Low pipe wear.
  3. Low air consumption.

SYSTEM PERFORMANCE

  • Transfer Capacity Each system 9 Mt/h (9.9 t/h)
  • Conveying Distance 30m (100ft)
  • Reception Points Two each system
  1. System operation is stable, reliable and efficient
  2. System capacity met the specified rate
  3. Pipe wear is low