Slag Concrete

Slag Concrete

 

a lightweight concrete, in which the aggregate consists of metallurgical or furnace slag that has been crushed, dispersed, and purified of contaminants. It is used in the erection of cast-in-place wall structures (mainly building walls, ceilings, and floors) and in the prefabricated manufacture of concrete, stone, blocks, and panels.

slag concrete

Concrete made with blast-furnace slag as the coarse aggregate; relatively lightweight.
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Slag concrete blocks 40x20x20 cm, pallet rack grid (conifer j / s, Class II) 5/8 L = 4.
This measured bulk modulus is far higher than experimental measurements of C-A-S-H in alkaline-activated slag concrete, 35 [+ or -] 3 GPa, by the same UC Berkeley research group.
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Effect of admixtures on properties of alkali-activated slag concrete.
Myers took the innovative approach of completely closing each side of the freeway in alternating directions, working around the clock over 38 days, and using a new rapid-set slag concrete material.
The slag concrete not only incorporated an environmentally responsible building material, but also provided a better concrete product for the technically demanding job - denser, less permeable and delivering higher ultimate strength and fewer cracks.
Beginning with a focus on Utah's residential market, Metro Ready Mix serves some of Utah's largest home builders, and is also the area's only provider of light-colored slag concrete.
2) Xu H, Provis JL, van Deventer J and Krivenko PV (2008) Characterization of aged slag concretes.