Rand York Minerals (Pty) Ltd is one of the biggest Chemical Grade Chromite Ore globally. We pride ourselves on the ability to supply Chemical Grade Chromite Sand with some of the lowest Silica (SiO2) content in the market. As our material is mined from the principal Chromite Ore deposits in South Africa, quality is guaranteed!

Chemical Grade Chromite Sand can be used for the following applications, to name a few:

  • Leather Tanning

  • Metal Finishing

  • Wood Preservatives

  • Paints

  • Coloured Glass

  • Ceramic Glazes

    Our Chemical Grade Chromite Sand currently on offer is comprised of the below specifications:

  1. South African Origin

    1. Basis 44% Cr2O3 Content

    2. Basis 45% Cr2O3 Content

  2. Zimbabwean Origin

a. Basis 48% Cr2O3 Content

Foundry grade chromite sand is used for its unique properties, high thermal conductivity, heat resistant, low heat dilating and a cost-effective way to produce and use in some of the below applications:

  • specially treated moulds

  • quality castings

  • metal casting

  • automotive castings

  • alloys such as stainless steel

  • chrome plating

  • Metal ceramics

  • Is used impart corrosion resistance and a shiny finish; as dyes and paints, its salts colour

    glass an emerald green

  • Is used to produce synthetic rubies;

  • as a catalyst in dyeing and in the tanning of leather;

  • to make moulds for the firing of bricks.

  • Chromium (IV) oxide (CrO2) is used to manufacture magnetic tape

    Our Foundry Grade Chromite sand is available in below sizes AFS20-25



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