Msand and Crusher Dust Difference

Dec 13, 2022 / By System Admin / in Fine Aggregates

M Sand vs Crusher Dust
M Sand vs Crusher Dust

Difference between Msand Crusher dust


M SandQuarry Dust
Also known as Manufactured Sand, Robo Sand, Grey Sand.Also known as CRF, Stone Dust.
Cube Shaped.Flaky and Elongated.
Msand is manufactured as per IS, BS, ASTM Standards.Crushed dust is a waste product from msand production.
Manufactured in 5 stage process using vertical shaft impact crusher.Non controlled manufacturing process.
As per IS 383 - 1970. Passes Zone 2 standards.Does not adhere to IS standards.
Highly recommended for concreting, RCC and masonry works.Not recommended for concreting or masonry works.
10% better concrete strength than river sand.Lesser concrete strength and lower durability.

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Concrete Msand

For concreting & RCC.

150 microns - 4.75mm Thickness.

Plastering Msand

For wall plastering.

150 micron - 2.36mm Thickness.

Masonary Msand

For Brick/Concrete Blocks Masonary.

150 microns - 3.55mm Thickness.

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M Sand FAQ's

What is good quality M sand?

Good Quality M Sand is manufactured through a specific process of Crushing and gradation as per IS standards and free of all impurities like silt etc. Only few manufacturers have the required infrastructure to produce quality M Sand. Third Party testing can be done to check the quality of M Sand.

Does M sand contain any impurities or foreign particles?

M sand can be adulterated in case when silt or fines are mixed to save cost and using this can lead to weak compression strength in case of concrete and can develop cracks when used for plastering.

What is the difference between Quarry Dust and M sand?

Quarry Dust is a residue which is considered as waste. It is used only for manufacturing concrete blocks or post asphalting roads, they are of less than 2 mm thickness and not recommended and kind of construction activities. However it is sold as M sand and it appears similar.

What are concrete mix proportions if M sand is used?

The concrete mix proportions are same as river sand.

Does it require any special care like chemicals, extra curing etc as when River Sand is used?

Not Required, however some professionals mix river sand with M sand.

Will it develop cracks if we use Plastering M Sand?

If the plastering sand is between the range 0 to 2.36 mm, graded cubical and is free of dust and silt, then the cracks or any other problem will not arise.

What are selling units for M sand?

M sand is sold in Metric Tonnes units. (MT) i,e 1000 Kgs.

  • 1 Metric Ton of Concrete M sand equals to 21.5 cubic feet approximately.
  • 1 Metric Ton of Masonry M sand equals to 21.5 cubic feet approximately.
  • 1 Metric Ton of Plastering M sand equals to 22 cubic feet approximately.

How do i cross check the if the Quantity delivered is correct?

The truck once loaded with M sand will be weighed in Manufacturer's calibrated Weigh Bridge. The load shall come with weightment slip along with the Delivery Note, however the weight can be cross checked at any closest weigh bridge near the site before unloading and after unloading to get the net weight, there could be a variation( +/-) of less than 3 % from weigh bridge to weigh bridge.

Will the weight be more if we buy Water Classified M sand?

No, since the minute microns are washed away, the load weight of water wash M sand will be lesser than Dry M sand.

Will the transportation and taxes be charged extra?

The rates we quote are inclusive of All Taxes, Transportation, Unloading at site.