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Filter Sand

Irwins are Irelands Number 1 supplier of water filtration sands. We currently hold the tenders for supply of filtration sand for Irish Water and NI Water.

Our sands are high silica and are washed, hydrosized and dry screened to ensure that they meet the exacting standards as laid out by the Water Authorities and Regulators throughout Ireland. Irwins are proud to have been the premier supplier into this market for the last 30 years.

We supply sand for traditional slow sand filters plus a large range of filtration sand which can be used in potable water applications. Our sands are also widely used in filters in swimming pools, in the food and drinks industry and the pharmaceutical industry. We also supply filtration sand for use in Wastewater Treatment Plants and for Sand Polishing Filters. Our standard list of filtration sands are as listed below.

Grading Analysis for Filter Sands showing typical % Passing Sieve Sizes, mms.

Product Grading

Sieve Size0.250.3550.50.710.851.
0.85 --0.531020508899100

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Quality Products & Quality Service

Irwins Quality Aggregates offer one of the most extensive ranges of decorative aggregates in Ireland. Irwins can offer a large range of dry dash render stones available with accompanying sands.

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Shipping & Returns Policy

Irwins do not deliver bagged products to private houses. We rely on our network of Builders Merchants throughout Ireland. We can deliver bulk loads for contracts and merchants. Loose bulk loads can be delivered direct if required.

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Working to Standards

ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Registered Company.

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