Sharp sand has a gritty texture. This type of sand is often mixed with concrete for construction applications. Sharp sand can also be added to soil in order to create potting soil or to loosen clay soil. Sharp Sand conforms to British Standards grading for concrete - BS EN 12620: 2002. Sizes: 1 tonne (approx) bulk bag; 500kg (approx) small bulk bag, or easy-to-handle bags (approx 25kg).