Manufacturing sand, also popular as m-sand, is made from grinding granite in factories. It is a cost-effective alternative to river sand. M-Sand has reduced the burden of demand on river sand for the construction industry.
Advantages of M-sand
- As it is manufactured from granite it gives higher strength.
- It contains nil organic impurities, so there will not any necessary for treatment and it could directly be used for batching.
- More durability
- Eco-friendly: As M-sand is derived from granite, there will be no need to dredging in the river.
Disadvantages of M-sand
- Manufacture sand has lesser workability as it posses angular shape due to grinding, while natural sand is of round graind due to natural gradation.
cost of m-sand in India
In India, price varies from city to city, ranging from 800 INR to 1200 INR per ton.