shell sand


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shell sand

[′shel ‚sand]
(geology)
A loose aggregate that is largely composed of shell fragments of sand size.
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Offering visitors to an expanse of sparkling white shell sand, it also boasts some hidden coves to explore.
A more volatile climate resulting in greater amounts of shell sand blowing inland, or a rise in salinity of sand and peat, could degrade the fertility of the machair's thin layer of soil, and with it, change the rich biodiversity of this marginal land forever.
The thermal analysis measurement system determines the carbon equivalent (CE) in iron metalcasting facilities by pouring a small amount of iron into a shell sand receptacle attached to a thermocouple.
Visit the For More Information section at www.moderncasting.com to view the article, "Comparing Refractory Coatings On Shell Sand Utilizing Elevated Temperature and Collapsibility Testing," by S.
Trinowski offers the example of shell sand, which produces some of the best surface finishes in the sand casting arena.
Updates For Hazardous Air Pollutant (Hap) Emissions From Shell Sand Pouring, Cooling, And Shakeout Operations (05-188)
* Directional heating of shell sand composites can burden metalcasters by forcing dimensional changes.
Because of the lower component cost, shell sand casting allows for simply designed components in conjunction with fine surface finish.
After several design changes, the filter placement was solved and a shell sand pouring cup was used as the sprue.
A haven for wildlife, set your blanket down on the white shell sands.The machair, one of the rarest habitats in Europe, runs parallel to the beach and in the summer months is peppered with an assorted variety of wildflowers, including rare orchids.