Foundry Sand Facts for Civil Engineers
Primary Topic: Materials-General
Description: Document provides technical information about the various civil engineering applications of spent foundry sand. Metal foundries use sand as part of the metal casting process. When the sand can no longer be used in that process it is removed and then it can be reused as material for highway construction. The document provides details on the various uses in highway applications.
FHWA Publication Number: FHWA-IF-04-004
Publication Year: 2004
Document Links: PDF (file size: 0.3 mb)