bank sand

bank sand

[′baŋk ‚sand]
(geology)
Deposits occurring in banks or pits and containing a low percentage of clay; used in core making.

bank sand

Compared to lake sand, a sand having sharp edges so that when used in plastering it results in a better bond and greater plaster strength.
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3 MORTAR BANK SAND, PER ODT SPEC #703.03/OR C144 _____ ASTM__________________________________________________
High purity silica sand can be replaced with other aggregates such as lake or bank sand, zircon, chromite, olivine, fused silica or manmade materials.
The planned wind farm will be located approximately 60 km from the Belgium coast, to the North of the Bligh Bank sand bank.
This joint exploration programme includes FX Energy's 10,000 acre field in the Southwest Cut Bank Sand Unit.
Since the global financial crisis began, Brussels has approved 39 national schemes to recapitalise bank sand guarantee lending.
The Dogger Bank sand hills were once a land bridge between modern day Denmark and England.
5 BANK Sand credit card companies are not ivory towers or faultless.
SAND STORM: Chairman of the Environment Transport and Planning Committee Richard Edwards AM, left, on board the Arco Dee sand dredger with skipper Mick Foster, with 12,000 tonnes of Nash Bank sand; NO-GO AREA: Monmouthshire where Labour and Conservative politicians are opposed to mineral extraction
Ordinary bank sand cannot be used without screening, washing to remove organic matter, and grading to the correct size (and unless it is free from carbonate hardness).
A small quantity of finer bank sand (70 AFS GFN) is added to the system to increase the amount of fines (particularly 140 mesh).
Washed and Dried Silica Sand 0.058 0.056 Ester Cured Phenolic Reclaimed Sand 0.729 0.734 Urethane Nobake Reclaimed Sand 1 1.07 1.09 Lake Sand 0.251 0.253 Resin Coated Sand 3.25 3.22 Clay 13.99 13.95 Bank Sand 0.253 0.261 Chromite -0.346 -0.351 Urethane Nobake Reclaimed 2 4.03 4.07 Furan Nobake Reclaimed 2.08 2.06