Application Note: Characteristics of Sand and Criteria for its Comminution
17 January 2013

Sand is a very common unconsolidated sedimentary rock. Due to its physical and chemical characteristics sand is mainly used in the construction and glass industry. Therefore, the analytical evaluation of the chemical composition and aptness for its intended use makes the comminution of quartz sand a prerequisite. This application note discusses the use of Planetary Mills developed by FRITSCH and their suitability for the characterization of the particle size distribution.