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10:18 Braking Sand for Locomotives - 10kg Pack
Product Code: 3551/10

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 25 Pack Pallet (250kg):   £167.70 Inc VAT and delivery 
 50 Pack Pallet (500kg):   £274.80 Inc VAT and delivery 
 100 Pack Pallet (1 Tonne):   £421.20 Inc VAT and delivery 

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10:18 Braking Sand for Railway Locomotive Sandboxes. Product conforms to Rail Safety Standards Board BR600 and Rail Group Standard GM/RT2461.


Sand Size: 10:18 0.85-1.7mm

Pack size: 10kg with integral handle for ease of manual handling and reduced wastage

Packing Configuration: Packs labelled and stacked on a standard 1000x1200 pallet and stretch wrapped.

Description & Use:
Natural dried free flowing silica sand specifically selected and screened to 10:18 grade to conform to the requirements for braking sand for railway locomotives, multiple units and on-track machines.

Product is supplied kiln dried and securely packed to prevent the ingress of moisture.

Product is held as a stock item for immediate dispatch.

Accreditation:
Sand conforms to:
Rail Safety Standards Board, BR600, Specification for Sand (February 1991) Braking sand for Railway Locomotive sandboxes.
Rail Group Standard GM/RT2461 Sand for sanding equipment fitted to Multiple Units and On-Track machines: Appendix A, August 2001.
Sand is certified to ISO 9001

10:18 ? : We are often asked where the designation 10:18 (also written as 10/18 or described as Ten Eighteen) comes from. It is simply derived from the old British Standard sieve size measurements on which sands were graded. A "ten" was 10 holes per square inch whilst "18" was a slightly smaller size being 18 holes to the inch. The sizes approximate to the metric equivalent of 1.7mm and 0.85mm

Particle Size: 10:18 - 0.85-1.7mm
Typically:
Sieve Size mm % Retained
2.4 0
1.6 10
1.18 60.0
1.0 18
0.6 4
0.5 2.5
Passing 0.5 0.4
Chemical Composition:
Typically:
SiO2 98.3%
Al2O3 0.3%
Fe2O3 <1.29%
CaO <0.2%
MgO <0.2%
Loss on Ignition Max 3%
Physical
Properties:
Particle Shape Rounded / Sub-Rounded
Specific Gravity 2.65
Bulk Density Approx 1.6kg.m3
Hardness 6-7 on Mohs Scale
Acid Solubility Max 2%
Uniformity >1.4



Price Promise:
All prices in include UK VAT and delivery to mainland locations in England, Wales and Southern Scotland - There are no hidden charges on checkout.

Happy to export worldwide - please enquire for shipping rates

Environment:
Produced from sand obtained from licensed and regulated European sources.
Packaging has been sourced with due environmental consideration, in turn please responsibly and safely discard or recycle.

Engineering Specification: 10:18 Braking Sand for Railway Locomotive Sandboxes, Part Number 3551/10 from Specialist Aggregates

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