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, also known as silicon dioxide, is a naturally

occurring mineral that is abundant in the earth’s crust. It is found in rocks, sand, and soil, and is the main component of glass and quartz. Silica has a wide range of uses in industry, construction, and medicine, and is also an important, nutrient for the human body

Properties of Silica:

Properties of Silica:

 Silica is a crystalline material that is hard, brittle, and transparent. It has a high melting point, around 1713°C, and is insoluble in water and most organic solvents. Silica is chemically inert, meaning it does not react with other substances under normal conditions. It is also an excellent electrical insulator, making it useful in electronic devices,

 Silica is a versatile mineral with many industrial, commercial, and health-related applications. It is used in the production of glass, ceramics, electronics, and many other products. Silica is also an essential nutrient for the human body, with benefits for bone, skin, and connective tissues, as well as antioxidant and other health-promoting properties

Mission Statement:

 At WATAD Silica, we are committed to providing high-quality silica products that meet the needs of our customers while promoting sustainability and environmental responsibility

Watad Silica

, is a leading producer and supplier of silica products for a wide range of industries, including

construction, manufacturing, and electronics. Our products are designed to meet the highest quality standards and are used in a variety of applications, such as concrete, glass, ceramics, and semiconductors.

Where Strength and Versatility Meet for Endless Possibilities



 At Watad Silica, we are committed to promoting sustainability and
environmental responsibility in everything we do. We work to minimize
our environmental impact by using renewable energy sources, reducing
waste, and promoting responsible resource management. Our products
are designed to meet the highest sustainability standards and help our
customers achieve their sustainability goals



Watad Silica offers a wide range of silica products to meet the needs of our customers

Our products include:

• Silica sand:

A high-purity sand used in construction and manufacturing applications

• Fused silica:

A high-purity silica glass used in optics and other high-tech applications.

• Silica flour:

A finely ground silica used in a variety of applications, including ceramics and semiconductors.

• Silica fume:

Silica fume, also known as microsilica, is a byproduct of the production of silicon metal and ferrosilicon alloys.





600-250 MICRON

850-500 MICRON

1-0.6 mm

2.5 -1 mm

3.5-2.35 mm

4.7-3.3 mm

Usage of Silica:

Usage of Silica:

 Silica is a versatile mineral that finds application in a wide range of industries due to its unique properties.

Some of the most common uses of silica are:

Construction Industry

Silica is widely used in the construction industry as a cement, concrete, and mortar component.

It provides strength, durability, and resistance to cracking, making it an essential ingredient in building materials

Glass Industry

 Silica is the primary component of glass, and it is used to manufacture a wide range of glass products, including windows, mirrors, and lenses.

Ceramics Industry

Silica is used in the ceramics industry to manufacture ceramic products such as tiles, tableware, and sanitaryware. It provides strength, hardness, and heat resistance to ceramic products

Electronics Industry

Silica is widely used in the electronics industry as a component of semiconductors, computer chips, and other electronic devices. It provides high electrical insulation, thermal stability, and chemical resistance, making it an ideal material for electronic applications.

Agriculture Industry

 Silica is used in agriculture as a soil conditioner and as a natural pesticide.
It helps plants to absorb nutrients and resist pests and diseases.

Personal Care Industry

 Silica is used in personal care products such as toothpaste, sunscreen, and
cosmetics. It provides a smooth texture, enhances skin and hair health, and helps
to absorb moisture and oil

Oil and Gas Industry

Silica is used as a proppant in hydraulic fracturing, a process used to extract oil
and gas from shale formations. It helps to hold open the fractures and allows the oil
and gas to flow more freely

Sports Fields and Golf Courses

 On synthetic sports fields and golf courses, silica sand is used for bunkers and greens. Because of its ability to support and natural plant growth, it is also used to maintain greens and fairways. The natural grained shape provides the required permeability and helps to facilitate day to day maintenance like root aeration and fertilization

Water Filtration

Silica sand is an effective filtration bed in the removal of contaminants in both
processing of wastewater and in the filtration of the drinking water.
Silica sand neutralizes the acidic elements to maintain optimal pH balance in water
filters. As it is chemically inert, it will not react when exposed to acids,
contaminants, volatile organics or solvents

These are just some of the many uses of silica in various industries.

Its versatility, unique properties, and abundance make it a valuable mineral for many applications



 There are several types of silica, each
with different properties and uses. Here are some of the most common
types of silica:


Quartz is the most common form of silica and is found in many rocks and soils.
It is a hard, crystalline mineral with high resistance to heat and chemical weathering.
Quartz is commonly used in the manufacture of glass, ceramics, and electronics.


Cristobalite is a high-temperature silica form at temperatures above 1470°C.
It is used in the production of refractory materials, ceramics, and abrasives


Tridymite is another high-temperature silica form at temperatures above 870°C. It is used in the production of refractory materials, ceramics, and abrasives.


Silica gel is a synthetic form of silica that is produced by reacting sodium silicate
with sulfuric acid. It is a porous, granular material that is commonly used as a desiccant to absorb moisture in various applications


Diatomaceous earth is a naturally occurring form of silica that is composed of the fossilized remains of diatoms, a type of algae. It is used in various industrial applications, including
filtration, pest control, and abrasives.


Colloidal silica is a stable suspension of silica particles in a liquid medium. It is used in a wide range of applications, including coatings, catalysts, and polishing agents

 These are just some of the most common types of silica, and there are many other varieties with specific properties and uses.

The type of silica used depends on the specific application and the desired properties of the final product.



 At WATAD Group, our safety slogan is the best performance at a zero-accident rate. The safety and integrity of our manpower assets are our highest concerns. We are dedicated to elevating the standards of safety and achieving an accident-free working environment for our workforce in all our projects. We follow a wide variety of methods from zero-tolerance safety exceptions to our aggressive full-protection program that includes collaborating with the leaders in the insurance industry, all through innovative training and education programs. We also provide our employees and subcontractors with the tools, knowledge,and resources they need to increase safety, reduce risk and improve loss control in every project we manage. Our Group has a well-built reputation of compliance with all the safety regulations for all our designs and projects, following local Jordanian acts and all international regulations applicable in these fields

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