standard sand

standard sand

[′stan·dərd ′sand]
(materials)
A silica sand that is free of organic matter and is used in making test samples of concrete and cement.
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In this paper, based on the stress environment in the earth chamber, a homemade test device is designed to both compress conditioned standard sand and perform the vane shear test.
(d) Experimental data with standard sand from Zhang et al.
According to the theory of orthogonal design, based on the literature, fine sand material internal friction angle and cohesion have little effect compared with standard sand material internal friction angle which has great influence, similar to the great influence of silt clay on the cohesion of the material, so the choice is of fine sand adjusting the density of the material and as a base material.
Improvement of engineering properties of Igbokoda standard sand with shredded polyethylene wastes, Nigeria Journal of Technology 34(3): 443-151.
Standard sand (Minining sand) with maximum particle size of 2.36 mm was used as fine aggregate in mortar mixtures.
The mortars prepared by CFBC bottom ash exhibited higher strength than the one by standard sand.
Like the pumps, the filters are considerably more expensive than a standard sand filter.
Solihull councillor Kate Wild said the sandpit conforms to national standard sand has been through a thorough health and safety inspection.
By the end of 2008 the sport is likely to be in a position to decide whether ViscoRide should be introduced as a safer and more easily maintained surface than standard sand. It is a very important decision which is why we will make it on the back of thorough, independent research.
Where a standard sand mold produced a flow distance of approximately 28 in., a 40% sand, 60% LDASC (by volume) blend resulted in flow all the way to the end of the spiral, or about 58 in.
A standard pitching wedge normally has around 47 or 48 degrees of loft, and a standard sand wedge has around 56 degrees of loft.
And since then, the demand for gravel products--from standard sand products all the way up to 6- to 12-inch gabion rock--hasn't wavered.

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