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Vulka basalt

Product specification   Uses
Das Bild
  • A dense material of igneous origin.
  • Basalt has a fine crystalline structure and was formed from volcanic lava that underwent relatively rapid cooling in passageways, fissures and on the summit.
  • Our basalt is quarried, milled, graded and regraded to meet the requirements of the DIN standard.
  • A filter material for water processing and waste water purification in monobed and multibed systems.
  • Colour: black/grey
  • Granule form: splintered
  • Solid material density: ca. 2,95 - 3,05 g/cm3
  • Bulk density: ca. 2,95 - 3,05 g/cm3
  • Compacted density: 1.400 kg/m3
  • Vibration density: 1.650 kg/m3

Product uses  Das Bild

 
  • It is important to ensure that the material is not damaged when transferred to the filter so that its quality is retained.
  • It is thus advisable to use water to wash the material into the filter basin as this will ensure that the particle profile is retained. The friction generated during pulsation of the granules when an airjet system is used for filling will create some smaller granules.

 

     

Composition


Main chemical constituents Content*   Other substances Content*
Silicic acid (SiO2) 45,00%   Iron (Fe2O3) 5,00%
Aluminium (Al2O3) 12,50%  
Iron  (FeO) 7,50%      
Magnesium (MgO) 11,00%      
Lime (CaO) 10,00%      
         
* = approximate

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