Global Washed silica sand Market was valued at USD 16.2 million in 2019 and is expected to grow with a CAGR 5.4% over the forecast period 2020-2027. Silica sand is an odorless powder that can irritate the skin and eyes when it comes into contact with them. Inhaling silica sand irritates the respiratory tract as well. One of the main applications for washed silica sand is glass production, and the growing demand for containers and flat glasses boost the growth of the washed silica sand market. Silica sand supplies Silicon dioxide (SiO2), the critical component needed for the formulation of glass that makes silica the primary component in all forms of manufacturing. For instance, as per Statista, “Production of glass and glass components," in India with the prediction of 2024. The glass industry is estimated to generate about USD 4.2 billion in sales by 2024 for steel and glass manufacturing in India. In addition, the demand for glass silica sand is expected to increase in the pharmaceutical industry around the world, generating a large demand for washed silica sand for glass production. While, government regulations on the usage of washed silica sand hinder the growth of market over the forecast period 2020-2027.
Regional Analysis
APAC is accounted to be the largest market shares of washed silica sand due to growing infrastructure and rapid urbanisation are main factors driving the development of the industry in this area. In many APAC countries, the growing glass, oil-fired concrete, foundry, building and other industries drive the region’s demand for washed silica sand. However, North America, Europe, Latin America and rest of world are growing at healthier rate in the upcoming years.

Key Players in Global Washed silica sand Market
SCR - Sibelco NV
U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.
VRX Silica Limited
Australian Silica Quartz Group Ltd
Adwan Chemical Industries Company
Euroquarz GmbH
MS Industries
High Purity Quartz Materials
Tanvi Mines & Minerals
International Silica Industries Co

The objective of the study is to define market sizes of different segments & countries in recent years and to forecast the values to the coming eight years. The report is designed to incorporate both qualitative and quantitative aspects of the industry within each of the regions and countries involved in the study. Furthermore, the report also caters the detailed information about the crucial aspects such as driving factors & challenges which will define the future growth of the market. Additionally, the report shall also incorporate available opportunities in micro markets for stakeholders to invest along with the detailed analysis of competitive landscape and product offerings of key players. The detailed segments and sub-segment of the market are explained below:
By Fe content:
By Particle size:
0.5mm ?C 0.7mm
By Application:
Oil well cement
Ceramic & Refractories

By Region:
North America

Asia Pacific

Latin America
Rest of LA
Rest of the World

Furthermore, years considered for the study are as follows:

Historical year – 2017, 2018
Base year – 2019
Forecast period – 2020 to 2027

Target Audience of Global Washed silica sand Market in Market Study:

Key Consulting Companies & Advisors
Large, medium-sized, and small enterprises
Venture capitalists
Value-Added Resellers (VARs)
Third-party knowledge providers
Investment bankers