Bedding Sand

This is a free-flowing, general purpose sand with a high clay/silt content that makes it suitable for a wide range of applications.

A dry-screened bedding sand that is suitable for a wide range of applications. Typically this means embedding pipes and tanks and for backfilling. It is a free-flowing, general purpose sand with high clay/silt content, it also compacts well and is a great foundation for pavers.

MQG’s Bedding Sand complies with the grading requirements for Embedment/Concrete Sand described in WSA PS–360 Table 360.2.

Available fromNyora Quarry
Bulk Density1.3 – 1.5 t/m³

Particle Size Range (% Passing)

Sieve (mm)MinMax
Unwashed PSD (AS 1141.11.1)

Typical Uses

  • Pipe laying and embedding
  • Bedding tanks
  • Bedding pavers and stonework
  • Backfilling



The above data is from internal and external testing and represents indicative results only which are not guaranteed. This product is screened through an 7mm piano wire screen, material larger than 7mm may still be present. You must satisfy yourself that the product is suitable for the purpose for which you intend to use it. This product may contain organic material. Metro Quarry Group makes no representations as to suitability, fitness or merchantability. Metro Quarry Group does not guarantee specifications for any parameters e.g. Particle Size Distribution, Hydraulic Conductivity, pH, Clay & Fine Silts or Colour as sand is a natural & variable resource.