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Aquarium Sands


Aquarium Sand

We are a renowned manufacturer and exporter of quality range of Aquarium Sands. These are ideal for aquariums, and are widely admired by the clients situated across the world for the quality water treatment obtained by their use. Our variety comprises clean sands, gravels and pebbles. These are excellent filtration media and provide utmost purity levels and possess no threat for the life of aquatic animals.



Quartz Sand


Quartz Sand

We are an eminent manufacturer & supplier of a broad gamut of Quartz Sand. Our vendor processed properly to minimize impurities, thus provide pure quality in products supplied to us. These products are available in affordable price. Besides, these are widely demanded for the attribute like natural mineral, effective in use and durability.


The range of Quartz sand is mostly used in:


  • Foundry

  • Construction

  • Abrasive blasting

  • Railroad

  • Water purifier

  • Other purposes



Basalt Sand


Basalt Sand

Basalt Sand is a common extrusive volcanic rock. It is usually grey to black and fine-grained due to the fast cooling of lava at the surface of a moon or planet. It may be porphyritic containing larger crystals in a fine matrix or vesicular or frothy scoria. Unweathered basalt is black or grey. By definition, basalt is defined as an aphanitic igneous rock that contains, by volume, less than 20% quartz and less than 10% feldspathoid and where at least 65% of the feldspar is in the form of plagioclase.

On Earth, most basalt magmas have formed by decompression melting of the mantle. Basalt commonly erupts on Io, and has also formed on Earth's Moon, Mars, Venus and even on the asteroid Vesta. Source rocks for the partial melts probably include both peridotite and pyroxenite. The crustal portions of oceanic tectonic plates are composed predominantly of basalt, produced from upwelling mantle below ocean ridges.



Silica Sand


Silica Sand

Silica sand for glass, Silica sand for crystal, Silica sand for foundry, Silica sand for painting, Silica Sand for oil and gas, Silica Sand for Stamped concrete, Silica Sand for water filtration, Silica Sand for gulf Course, Silica Sand for water treatment, Silica sand for plastering, Silica Sand for sand plastering and for many many uses.etc 

We offer a comprehensive range of silica sand which is mainly produced by crushing sand stone or quartzite of open texture and then washing and grading it to yield requisite grain distribution. Also, we obtain silica flour by the process of crushing, grinding and washing high quality of quartz, quartzite rocks or from white silica sand.



Garnet Sand


Garnet Sand

Our range of superior quality Garnet Filter Sand is effective in the areas which require high filtration rates and long filter runs. It is ideally suited for the applications where the grain size is on a constant decrease, in the direction of flow. Further, our product range is popular among the clients and is widely used in the highest specification three layer multimedia filters. Following are the advantages of the variety of Garnet Filter Sand, we offer:


  • High specific gravity allows unique filter design

  • In combination with other filter

  • Medias, higher flow rates, higher

  • Loading and better filtration can be achieved

  • High hardness reduces attrition and

  • Provides for years of reliable service

  • An excellent support bed for other

  • High density medias

Typical Characteristics & Analysis:




Specific Gravity


Bulk Density



55 - 60 kgs/cu.ft

Acid Solubility

7.5-8.0 Moh Insoluble









55 - 60 kgs/cu.ft


7.5-8.0 Moh





Standard Sizing

0.50-0.75 mm

1.40-2.36 mm



Filter Sand


Filter Sand

We are engaged in offering superior quality range of Filter Sand, which is an excellent Water Treatment Media. This filtration media is naturally clean and is very effective in obtaining pure water. It is widely used in various applications like Industries, Municipal and Households. Following are the advantages:

Filter Sand over other silica sands:

  • Increased surface area improves particle removal while still providing maximum water flow

  • Deep bed penetration

  • Longer filter runs

  • Maximum turbidity entrapment provided by sub-angular shape

  • Less than 0. 5 % acid solubility

  • It is virtually free from fines and silts

  • Significant amounts of time and water is saved in the start-up backwash cycle through reduced initial backwash cycles

  • Washed, dried and screened to meet exacting specifications

  • High quality silica sand and consistent uniformity

  • Filter media that meets or exceeds ISI specifications

  • Uniform coefficients less than 1. 4 resulting in a highly uniform bed

  • Water output quality 10 -15 microns. (sand 0. 5 – 1. 0 mm)



Water Filter Sand


Water Filter Sand

Our variety of Water Filter Sand water systems offers clean Water Treatment solutions. It is widely appreciated by the clients for its effectiveness and purity. These are useful for diverse applications pertaining to Industries, Municipalities and Household water treatment.


Following are its conditions for the operation:


  • Bed depth: 18-30 in.

  • Free board: 20% of bed depth (min.)

  • Backwash flow rate: 15 - 20 gpm/sq. Ft.

  • Backwash bed expansion: 20% of bed depth

  • Service flow rate

  • Municipal: 1.5 - 2 gpm/sq. Ft.

  • Industrial: 3 gpm/sq. Ft.

  • Domestic: 5 gpm/sq. Ft.

Comparison of the physical properties of Filter Sand with Silica Sand:

Washed & Graded Water Filter Sand

Silica Sand


  • Light brown to dark yellow

  • Off white/pale yellow /Snow white


  • 1750 kg per cubic meters

  • 100 lbs per cubic meters

Acid Solubility:

  • < 0.5%

  • <5.0%

Specific Gravity:

  • 2.65

  • 2.5


  • 6.0 8.0 on MOH scale

  • 7 on MOHscale

Uniform Coefficients:

  • <1.4

  • > 1.6 < 1.

Advantages of using our Filter Sand compared to other Silica Sand:

  • It aids in longer filter runs

  • Has deep bed penetration

  • Less than 0.5% acid solubility

  • Virtually free from fines and silts

  • High quality silica sand provide consistent uniformity

  • Filter media that meets and exceeds ISI specifications

  • Water output quality is 10-15 microns. (Sand 0.5 1.0 mm)

  • Washed, dried, and screened to meet exact specifications

  • Sub-angular shape provides for maximum turbidity entrapment

  • Uniform coefficients less than 1.4 resulting in a highly uniform bed

  • Increased surface area thereby improving particle removal while still providing maximum water flow

  • Reduced initial backwash cycles, saving significant amounts of time and water in your start-up backwash cycle



Blasting Sand And Abrasive Sand


Blasting Sand And Abrasive Sand

The range of Blasting Sand and Abrasive Sand, that we manufacture is very effective Water Treatment solution for removing concrete, epoxy paints, rust, mill scale rust and paint from the steel surfaces. It is shaped specifically to suit its applications and is carefully washed, dried and screened. Our product range is extensively popular overseas, and we provide shipment by trucks, rails or overseas containers to our national and international clients. It is packed in 50 kg HDPE bags and is available in standard packaging.

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Mahavir Chemical Industries, is one of the world's leading chemical distributors in India, headed by Mr. Hemant Singhal, aims at providing highest-quality services in the fields of constructions and minerals. We are among the best distributors of chemicals such as fosroc nitobond ep, fosroc brushbond and fosroc waterproofing. We also take pride in being recognized chemicals company as well as a well-reputed Fosroc dealers/distributor/stockists and fosroc concrete repair in Delhi, India.