Mullite Ball Sand 60

Short Description:

Mullite ball sand 60, which is popular called ceramic sand in China, Japanese often called Cerabeads, are a type of premium ceramic foundry sand used to create sand molds and cores for metal casting high-value products in the foundry business. It is a extremely stable artificial ball sand with mullite crystals.

In core production, binder savings of up to 50% compared to other sands are achievable without loss in core strength. At the same time, Mullite ball sand 60 for foundry use shows excellent surface finish on castings.

Product Detail

Product Tags


• Uniform component composition
• Stable grain size distribution and air permeability
• High refractoriness (1825°C)
• High resistance to wear, crush and thermal shock
• Little thermal expansion
• Excellent fluidity and filling efficiency owing to being spherical
• Highest reclamation rate in the sand loop system

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Application Sand Foundry Processes

RCS (Resin coated sand)
Cold box sand process
3D printing sand process (Include Furan resin and PDB Phenolic resin)
No-bake resin sand process (Include Furan resin and Alkali phenolic resin)
Investment process/ Lost wax foundry process/ Precision casting
Lost weight process/ Lost foam process
Water glass process

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Grandly launch the high-quality ceramic foundry sand - mullite ball sand 60, which is popular in the foundry industry! Known as ceramic sand in China and Cerabeads in Japan, this man-made sand is an extremely stable product with mullite crystals, making it ideal for making sand molds and cores for high-value products in metal casting.

If you've been in the foundry industry, you know the importance of having the right material to ensure the quality of your final product. When creating sand molds and cores, Mullite Ball Sand 60 is unmatched for its stability and durability. This sand is designed to provide exceptional quality and consistency for the core production process.

One of the most significant advantages of using Mullite Ball Sand 60 is that you can save up to 50% in binder compared to other sands, without sacrificing the strength of the core. This means cost savings for your business while maintaining optimum quality. Plus, its exceptional properties ensure your castings have a clean, smooth finish.

Additionally, the Mulite Ball Sand 60 is suitable for both small and large foundries, providing an efficient, hassle-free and cost-effective solution for their sand mold and core production processes. Its exceptional performance and reliability make it one of the most sought-after premium ceramic foundry sands on the market today.

Ceramic Sand Property

Main Chemical Component Al₂O₃ 58-62%, Fe₂O₃<2%,
Grain Shape Spherical
Angular Coefficient ≤1.1
Partical Size 45μm -2000μm
Refractoriness ≥1800℃
Bulk Density 1.6-1.7 g/cm3
PH 7.2

Grain Size Distribution


20 30 40 50 70 100 140 200 270 Pan AFS Range


850 600 425 300 212 150 106 75 53 Pan
#400 ≤5 15-35 35-65 10-25 ≤8 ≤2 40±5
#500 ≤5 0-15 25-40 25-45 10-20 ≤10 ≤5 50±5
#550 ≤10 20-40 25-45 15-35 ≤10 ≤5 55±5
#650 ≤10 10-30 30-50 15-35 0-20 ≤5 ≤2 65±5
#750 ≤10 5-30 25-50 20-40 ≤10 ≤5 ≤2 75±5
#850 ≤5 10-30 25-50 10-25 ≤20 ≤5 ≤2 85±5
#950 ≤2 10-25 10-25 35-60 10-25 ≤10 ≤2 95±5

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