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Water Filtration

International Garnet for Water Filtration

International Garnet is mined as a by-product in a mineral mining process. In our state-of-the-art facilities in Keeseville, NY, and in Laval, Québec, the Garnet is crushed, screened and packaged as per customers' requirements.

International Garnet is a HIGH-DENSITY Garnet for use in municipal and industrial water filtration systems.

Advantages of International Garnet for Water Filtration

  • American FlagUL Certified in accordance with ANSI/NSF Standard 61, Drinking Water System Components
  • High-density product
  • Custom screen sizes available
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Available Sizes and Profiles:

Sieve U.S. Standard MM #8 #8/12 #12 #20/40 #36 #30-40 #50 #60 #80
6 3350 0.0 0.0 0.0            
7 2800 2.8 0.9 1.2            
8 2360 36.9 17.2 7.2            
10 2000 53.8 60.7 40.2            
12 1700 5.4 17.6 30.7            
14 1400 0.8 2.8 17.6            
16 1180 0.1 0.3 2.3            
18 1000 0.2 0.5 0.7   0.6        
20 0.850       0.0 8.1        
25 0.710       0.5 43.6 0.3      
30 0.600       20.4 22.9 2.2 0.8    
35 0.500       70.6 20.1 23.4 0.9    
40 0.425       7.8 3.5 38.1 0.9 0.0  
45 0.355       0.6 0.9 33.0 51.2 23.2 0.1
50 0.300       0.1 0.3 2.6 31.1 53.3 6.3
60 0.250           0.4 11.7 17 31.4
70 0.212           0.0 2.7 5.4 41.0
80 0.180             0.3 0.7 16.1
100 0.150             0.4 0.3 5.0
120 0.125               0.1 0.1
Bulk Density (lb. per cubic foot)   140 140 140 136 136 130 130 126 126
Effective size mm (typical)   2.04 1.85 1.54 0.50 0.53 0.37 0.29 0.27 0.19
Effective size : specification   1.90-2.20 1.65-2.00 1.45-1.70 0.45-0.55 0.50-0.65 0.30-0.40 0.25-0.35 0.20-0.30 0.15-0.25
Uniformity coefficient (typical)   1.17 1.21 1.35 1.12 1.40 1.26 1.29 1.25 1.30
Uniformity coefficient: specification   1.30 max 1.50 max 1.50 max 1.40 max 1.50 max 1.40 max 1.40 max 1.50 max 1.70 max

Technical Specifications

Symbol Name Percentage
SiO2 (total) Silicon Dioxide 36.0
Fe2O3 Iron Oxide 31.1
CaO Calcium Monoxide 26.0
Al2O3 Aluminium Oxide 2.9
MgO Magnesium Monoxide 1.0
MnO Manganese Monoxide 1.0
TiO2 Titanium Dioxide 1.0

Characteristics

Colour: Grey, dark Brown
Bulk Density: 140 lbs/ft3
Specific Gravity: 3.80
Grain Shape: Angular
Solubility: Insoluble
Hardness: 7.0 - 7.5 Mohs (see our hardness index)

Packaging:

  • 50 lb. paper bags, 80 bags/pallet
  • 3000 lb. super sacs

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