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Silica sand SH-P14 colour beige / sand colours

In 3D printing, quartz sand allows economical production. This material combines high thermal resistance with high strength.

Properties

Material features

  • Density [g/cm3] 2.65
  • Average grain size: 140 μm
  • Flexural strength: 250 - 500 N/cm2 (depending on sand/binder content)
  • Total loss on ignition: 2.0 - 2.6 wt.%.
  • Accuracy: ±0.1 %
  • Maximum installation space: 1'000 x 600 x 500 mm

Applications

  • Toolmaking
  • Visual models
  • Mould making, e.g. injection moulds for metals etc.
  • Design and decoration

Advantages

  • Economical production
  • High thermal resistance
  • High strength
  • Optimally suited for sand casting

Quartz sand is a raw material that is available worldwide in almost unlimited quantities. In 3D printing, quartz sand allows economic production. This material combines high thermal resistance with high strength. Quartz sand is particularly suitable for sand casting.