Thriveni Sands, Pioneers in manufactured sand since 2006.

Thriveni Sands is the leading sand manufacturers with an exponentially increasing customer base. Our clientele include brands from an array of businesses like infrastructure, builders, RMC and much more. Manufactured Sand has the advantage of being suitable for both external and internal plastering, thus is now being more preferred than river sand. Meeting the demands of the market, we have now expanded our services to provide plaster sand to the retail market.

IS Sieve Designation

Cumulative percent

Retained

Passing

Specification As per IS:1542-1992(rFM 1999)

10.00 MM

0

100

100

04.75 MM

0

100

95-100

02.36 MM

0

100

95-100

01.18 MM

2.2

97.8

90-100

600 microns

16.3

83.7

80-100

300 microns

49.7

50.3

20-65

150 microns

82.3

17.7

0-15

 

 

Comparison of Thriveni plaster sand and River sand

Features

Thriveni plaster sand

River sand

Economy

No sieve loss;save labour,100% material utilization

up to 20% wastage contains silt,dirt and deleterious and un uniformed material indirect cost lose 20%

Availability

As per demand

Scarce resource and subject to government regulations;inconsistent supply

Quality

Consistent and superior

Increasingly inferior owing to depleting river beds

Shape & Grading

Uniform & controlled

Not Uniformed and Un-Controlled

 

 

Attributes

Thriveni plaster sand

River sand

Shape & Grading

Uniform & controlled

Not uniformed and Un-controlled

Work-ability

Very Good

Good

Cement consumption

Less, plastering Mix ratio 1:6

More, plastering Mix 1:4

Crack formation in plaster

No Crack formation,its already proven through various customers feedback

Very less

Tensile strength of plaster

0.32 N.mm2

0.17 N/mm2(As per IS 1905,cl.5.4.2 is specified as 0.14 N/mm2)

Compressive Strength

High

Low