ZeoSand

ZeoSand Description

ZEO, Inc.'s ZeoSand is a superior water filtration media.ZeoSand, natural zeolite filter media, is a sand replacement that has been used by the water filtration industry of more than ten years. The primary reason for ZeoSand’s rapid acceptance by the filtration industry is improved clarity (3 to 5 microns) of ZeoSand versus sand (20 to 40 microns).

 

Filtration Performance

Nominal filtration: 3-5 microns

 

Physical Properties


ZEO ZeoSand Natural Zeolite Filter Media

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

Particle Size
0.42 mm to 1.4 mm (14 x 40 mesh)
Less than 2% smaller than 0.42 mm
Less than 2% larger than 1.4 mm
Effective Size
0.62 mm (d10)
Uniformity Coeffiecient
1.6 (d60/d10)
Average Size
0.88mm (d50)
Bulk Density
880 kgs/m3 (55 lbs/ft3)
Color
Light grey green
BET Surface Area
29.3 M2/g (143,000 ft2/lb)
ZeoSand to Sand Ratio
55:100 weight ratio
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Chemical Properties


ZEO ZeoSand Natural Zeolite Filter Media
CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Elemental Analysis:
Silicon dioxide
64 – 70%
Alumina
10 – 12%
Potassium oxide
3 – 5%
Calcium dioxide
1 – 3%
Sodium oxide
2 – 0.5%
Moisture
< 10
Surface Charge
Negative
Cation Exchange Capacity
1.5 mols/g
Zeolite Type
Clinoptilolite
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Regulatory


ZEO ZeoSand Natural Zeolite Filter Media

REGULATORY

WQA Certifications
NSF/ANSI Standard 50 Recreational water
61 Drinking water
372 Drinking water – arsenic
Organic
Meets the USDA organic requirements
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