Manufactured sand is here to stay, and here’s why

Author : doctor sand | Published On : 20 Sep 2021

As of last year, the sand and aggregate market in India, driven mainly by the boom in urbanisation and infrastructure development, had approximately 4 billion tons in consumption demand, and Rs 2,90,000 Cr. in market size. The sand market is transforming and it is time for India’s first national sand brand, Doctorsand to stand up and deliver.

Doctorsand, a subsidiary of CDE Asia, provides a complete range of ethically-sourced sand and aggregate essential for the construction industry. Some of the top offerings are:

1. 10mm VSI | 20mm VSI | 40mm 3 Stage Premium:

Mainly used in ready-mix concrete, asphalt/bitumen/concrete roads base and sub-base course, pavements, separately or mixed with other aggregates depending on the application

2. 40mm VSI | Concrete M-sand | Plaster M-sand | Stone dust VSI:

Not exceeding the nominal size of 63mm, they are mainly used for POC in the foundation, asphalt/bitumen/concrete roads as atbase or sub-base course, and in rigid pavements as base course, separately or mixed with other aggregates depending on the application

3 .Concrete M-sand :

Mainly used in the manufacturing of ready-mix concrete and asphalt. It has the Fineness Modulus between 2.3 and 3.2, and is graded and washed adequately to remove unwanted silt for optimum mix-design.

4. Plaster M-sand:

Mainly used for internal and external render, plastering and screeding.

5. Stone dust VSI:

Crushed stone sand less than 4.75mm particles have a better shape and contain a lower level of silt as compared to the CRF/crusher dust. It is mainly used in mortars for bricklaying and concrete applications by suitably altering the mix-design

6.10mm and 20mm coarse aggregate | Aggregate Std 40mm:

Mainly used in ready-mix concrete, asphalt/bitumen/concrete roads base and sub-base course, pavements, separately or mixed with other aggregates depending on the application

7. GSB (Granular Sub-base):

Mainly used in road construction as a sub-base layer, GSB prevents capillary water from rising and going beyond the GSB layer. It also serves as a drainage layer to allow water passage without damaging other road layers

Aiding the preservation of river hydrology by effectively providing high-quality M-sand replacement, Doctorsand promises:

  • Positive social and environmental impact
  • Large pool – wider choice and market-discovered pricing
  • Buyer Partners – Flexible payment terms; tech-assisted delivery tracking and schedule compliance; on-site support through Doctorsand quality labs and mobile labs
  • Quality focus –Only ethically sourced high-quality products; frequent assessments of production process
  • Access to full range – complete solution of sand, aggregate and other minerals; No need for multiple procurement channels

With a growing population, rapid urbanisation and infrastructural developments on the cards, it is only natural to see the surge in demand for quality sand and aggregates. And Doctorsand stands prepared to give you a hand in shaping the cities and societies of tomorrow, through all the challenges that arise.