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Filter Media

Filter Sand


In terms of sand filtration (rapid / slow filtration), the maintenance of filters largely depends on the particle size and uniformity. Therefore, the selection of the quality of filter sand is very important. The properties, size, quality, and conformity play an important role to satisfy JWWA standards.
Only about 30% of the particles in natural sand can be used for rapid filtration, because it requires uniform particle size, and sieving via an advanced technique. NIHON GENRYO has provided the cutting-edge technology to produce for rapid and slow filtration for more than 80 years. Our original sieving, and physical and chemical tests are conducted according to our strict standards to provide high-quality filter media to the market.

E.S. 0.6mm, U.C. < 1.2

E.S. 0.6mm, U.C. < 1.7

Standards for selection under JWWA A-103 and results of our filter sand tests (extract)

JWWA A-103 Quality regulationsJWWA A-103 2006 tests results (Our Plant)
Turbidity30 degrees or below10 degrees
Specific gravity2.57~2.672.64
Ignition loss1.3% or below0.80
Attrition rate3.0% or below0.50
Hydrochloric acid solubility3.5% or below0.80
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