About Silica Sand
Silica Sand is a fundamental component used widely in today's world, made up of two main elements: silica and oxygen.
Perpetual's focus is on the global glass and the foundry sand industries which are the two largest and highest growing markets using silica.
The main use of silica sand remains as an important ingredient in the creation of industrial concrete as it makes up the the bulk of concrete production throughout the world.
Relative Size of End Markets
Glass Industry 37%
Source: IMARC Group, Report Title: “Asia Pacific Silica Sand Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026”, Report Date: February 2021
The many uses of silica sand include:
PV solar cell glass covers
Smartphones and tablets
Paint and coatings
Filtration and water production
Automotive and Manufacturing