Packing Sand

A fine screened general-purpose fine sand with some clay and silt content typically used under concrete pavers and backfill.

MQG Packing Sand has some clay and silt content that helps to maintain its shape and provide solid support under pavers, concrete slabs and water tanks. It is a compatible sand that is also well suited for embedding pipes and backfilling.

Our Packing 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

  • Bedding pavers and stonework
  • Backfill
  • Manufacture of concrete slabs



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.