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What is quarry dust used for?

Quarry dust is a byproduct of the crushing process which is a concentrated material to use as aggregates for concreting purpose, especially as fine aggregates. In quarrying activities, the rock has been crushed into various sizes; during the process the dust generated is called quarry dust and it is formed as waste.

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Regarding this, what is crusher dust used for?

With fine particles like soft sand, crusher dust can be used as a cost-effective filling and packing material around water tanks; blended with natural sands to improve concrete shrinkage and water demand; and as a material to back-fill trenches with.

Also, can stone dust be used for RCC work? Stone dust is not used in good concrete especially in ' Controlled Concrete '. Use of Stone dust is going to drastically reduce the workability of concrete. This is so because the stone dust particles are not rounded like natural sand particles but are more likely to be needle shaped.

can we use stone dust instead of sand?

Stone dust is a waste material obtained from crusher plants. It has potential to be used as partial replacement of natural river sand in concrete. Results showed that by replacing 60% of fine aggregate with stone dust concrete of maximum compressive strength can be made as compared to all other replacement levels.

What is the density of quarry dust?

Density. A materials density is defined as its mass per unit volume. Based on Figure 2, it was recorded that quarry dust waste with 0% dominate and become the highest value of dry density with 1915.9 kg/m3 followed by quarry dust waste with 10% with the value is 1879.2 kg/m3.

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