Washed masonry sand

Fine ‘Beach Sand’ used as a bedding for pipe, electrical conduit and other utilities where a ‘soft’ sand casing is recommended.

Sieve Results

ASTM C136 / AASHTO T27
Sieve Size% Passing*
AASHTO M145
1.18 mm (No. 16)100
0.300 mm (No.50)96
0.150 mm (No.100)75
0.075 mm (No.200)11

Test Results

ASTM AASHTO
Physical Properties
Result*
C 29T19Unit WeightUnit Weight, lbs./cu.ft.92
Voids41%
TypeRodded
D698T99Standard ProctorMax. density, lbs./cu.ft92
Optimum Moisture20%
D4318T89/90Liquid/Plastic LimitLiquid Limit0
Plastic Limit0
Plasticity IndexNP
C 128T84Fine Specific Gravity & AbsorptionBulk Specific Gravity (dry)2.492
Bulk Specific Gravity, SSD2.537
Apparent Specific Gravity2.609
Absorption1.8%
C 1252T304Fine Aggregate AngularityUncompacted Voids48%
Method C (as received material)%
C40T21Organic ImpuritiesCoarse AggregateLighter Plate #1%
C123T113Lightweight PiecesCoarse Aggregate0%
Fine Aggregate%