Silica Sand (SiO2)

Egypt boasts significant reserves of high-quality silica sand, particularly in two key locations: the Eastern Desert near the Red Sea (Zaafrana) and the Sinai Peninsula (both north and south). These deposits hold vast reserves exceeding thousands of millions of tons. Companies in Egypt export around 250,000 to 300,000 metric tons annually from various Egyptian seaports, supplying this valuable resource to international customers.

Capacity and productions

TAS Flowrance Group is a leading producer of premium-grade silica sand in Egypt. This versatile material, found in its crystalline form, is a critical component for various applications, particularly within the glass industry.

TAS Flowrance Group’s dedicated team utilizes rigorous quality control measures to ensure both the chemical composition and particle size distribution of our silica sand meet our customers’ exact requirements. We can fulfill requests for various grades and sizes, drawing from our readily available mine resources.

To ensure safe and efficient delivery, we offer a variety of export packaging options for our silica sand. These include new and used jumbo bags, waterproof 50 kg polyethylene bags, and even bulk loading directly onto vessels, all tailored to meet our customers’ specific needs.

We’re happy to provide complimentary silica sand samples along with corresponding Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) upon request. We appreciate your interest and look forward to your inquiry.

TAS Flowrance Group also produces and exports high-quality silica sand specifically designed for use as filter media in water treatment systems. We supply this filtration sand in various grades to meet the diverse needs of our global customers.

Uses of TAS Silica Sand
TAS silica sand, known for its high quality and purity, finds application in a variety of industries:

Glass Production: A critical component for various glass products, including:

Float glass: Used in windows, doors, and architectural applications.
Tableware: For creating elegant and durable dishes, plates, and glassware.
Solar Energy: TAS silica sand contributes to sustainability by being a vital ingredient in the glass sheets used for solar panel production.

Fiberglass Applications: The essential base material for fiberglass, a versatile material used in:

Construction: Insulation, reinforcement materials, and composite structures.
Transportation: Lightweight yet strong components for boats, airplanes, and automotive parts.
Consumer Goods: Sporting equipment, electronics, and various household products.

TAS silica sand finds application in the porcelain industry, known for its delicate yet strong dinnerware.
And find the Industrial Applications:

Melamine industry: TAS silica sand can be used as a filler or reinforcement material in melamine products.

Metal Casting and Molding: Our silica sand is suitable for casting and molding metal systems, crucial for creating various metal parts.

Foundry Applications: TAS silica sand is a valuable component in making foundries, essential for shaping molten metal.

Sports and Recreation: TAS silica sand meets FIFA requirements for artificial grass, ensuring a safe and high-performance playing surface.

Standard export Chemical analysis


Constituent TAS 111 TAS 112
Minimum Maximum Minimum Maximum
Value Value Value Value
SiO2 99.70% 99.90% 99.50% 99.70%
Fe2O3 0.0080% 0.014% 0.012% 0.018 %
Cr2O3 0.00% 0.0005% 0.00% 0.0005%
TiO2 0.01% 0.02% 0.01% 0.02%
Al2O3 0.01% 0.02% 0.01% 0.02%
CaO 0.01% 0.02% 0.01% 0.02%
MgO 0.01% 0.02% 0.01% 0.02%
L.O.I. 0.01% 0.02% 0.01% 0.02%
Hardiness 0.10% 0.20% 0.10% 0.20%

Standard Export grain size analysis

US Mesh BS Mesh MM Grain size Analysis
(ASTM E11) (BS 410) Minimum Maximum
10 8 2.000 0.0 0.0
16 14 1.180 0.0 0.0
18 16 1.000 0.0 0.0
20 18 0.850 0.0 0.0
25 22 0.710 0.0 0.0
30 25 0.600 0.050 0.010
35 30 0.500 5.000 10.0
45 40 0.425 8.000 15.000
120 120 0.125 98.000 99.000
140 150 0.106 1.000 0.200
170 170 0.090 0.0 0.100

Silica Sand Photo Galley

sand used for glass making
Silica sand
Silica Sand
Silica sand
Silica sand
silica sand Packaging Size Bag / 1000 Kg per ton
silica sand Packaging Size Bag / 1000 Kg per ton
Silica sand

Please Submit your inquiries

    Verified by MonsterInsights