Sable normalise sand BS 4550#Standard sand BS 4550#Sand BS 4550
Standard sands for mortar cubes
BS 4550 – part 6
Method for testing cements
The sand is composed of natural siliceous sand. It has a water content of less than 0.1%. The constituent grains of these sands are uncrushed and have a rounded shape. It is packaged in a 25 kg bag.
The granularity of the sand is fixed by standard BS 4550 – part 6. The average production control is:
|BS 4550: part 6|
|Tamis a mailles carrees (mm)||Passants cumules (%)|
These checks are carried out by the SNL laboratory. They are the subject of a certificate per delivery.