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MineralTech Tank Bottom Sand

MineralTech TBS Product (Tank Bottom Sand) is a high quality silica product that is 99.3% pure silica. Our silica products are washed with fresh water and free of contaminants, low in free chlorides, and has a PH that is neutral.

MineralTech TBS Product (Tank Bottom Sand) is typically used to fill the bottom of petroleum storage tank foundations in tank farms prior to the installment of cathodic protection. This product is pumped into the foundation dry by our pneumatic pump trucks, or dumped with dump trailers.

MineralTech TBS Sand Technical Data & Analysis

Parameter - Wt.%

SiO2 - 99.3251%

Al2O3 - 0.32%

Fe2O3 - 0.08%

CaO - 0.009%

MgO - 0.0044%

SrO - <0.0008%

Na2O - 0.073%

K2O - 0.1473%

P2O5 - <0.0001%

TiO2 - 0.0301%

Cl (Chloride) - <0.008

S= (Sulfide) - <0.01

Loss Of Ignition - 0.164

Resistivity - ohm-cm >750000

Melting Point - >2800o F

Weight Loss @ 1000o C - 0.16%

pH - 6.57

Bulk Density - 100 Lbs. Per Cubic Ft.

Grain Shape - Sub-Rounded to Sub Angular

Moh’s Hardness - 7 Mohs Scale

Moisture Content - <.2%

Sieve analysis of our TBS product can be obtained by request from our plant sites.

Headquarters

Highlands, TX

281-462-4220

Serving Customers Nationwide

Houston, TX: 281-462-4220

Kinder, LA: 337-738-3343