Sport and recreation uses for silica sands are growing in popularity. In the creation of sports surfaces, closely graded silica sand, often combined with organic materials, is utilised in top dressings and root zones.
Typical applications include:
- Football & hockey pitches
- Synthetic 3G & 4G pitches
- Golf course tees & greens
- Golf course bunkers
- Equestrian surfaces
- Play sands
- Horticultural applications
Our wet processing, screening and classification plants have been employed to supply these specialist sports sands to some of the most famous golf courses in the world including:
- Celtic Manor (Wales) – home of the 2010 Ryder Cup
- Gleneagles (Scotland) – home of the 2014 Ryder Cup
- Pinehurst (North Carolina) – home of the 2014 US Open (for both men and women)
- Carnoustie (Scotland)
- Loch Lomond (Scotland)
Our specialised sand washing plants for the manufacturing of sports sand will normally incorporate a variety of equipment from our product line, ensuring that:
Increase process efficiency - each system is created to order, taking into consideration the nature of the sand to be processed as well as the specifications needed for your final sand application.
Accurate cut point control - our hydrocyclone technology guarantees that your finished sand products match your clients' specific criteria and are consistently graded.
System versatility - systems ranging from 20 tph sports sand production to big turnkey sand washing operations capable of 1000 tph and beyond.
Maximum product yield – in addition to your specialty sports sands, we will often support the development of additional sand products (concrete sands, for example) to ensure the most commercial value from your sand deposit and the quickest return on your investment.
Rapid Deployment — Because our sports sand processing machines are modular, you can be up and operating in the least amount of time.
Prior to shipping from our manufacturer, every piece of Picson equipment is factory constructed, pre-wired, and thoroughly tested to save the time necessary for installation and commissioning.
Minimal environmental effect - by including our water recycling and sludge management technology into your sports sands washing facility, you can recycle up to 95 percent of the process water.