blast-furnace slag

blast-furnace slag

The nonmetallic product, consisting essentially of silicates and aluminosilicates of calcium and other bases, which is developed in a molten condition simultaneously with iron in a blast furnace. The solidified product is further classified by the process by which it was brought from the molten state; Also see air-cooled blast-furnace slag, expanded blast-furnace slag, granulated blast-furnace slag.
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Tenders are invited for purchase of blast-furnace slag for JSC "Belarusian Cement Plant" and OJSC "Krichevcementnoshifer"
For example, ground and granulated blast-furnace slag - a by-product of the iron and steel industry - used to be dumped as trash because it is of no use, but it was found that it is extremely useful if added to cement," Mamdouh Hamouda, engineering director at Arkan Architects, says.
ASTM C 989, Standard Specification for Ground Granulated Blast-Furnace Slag for Use in Concrete and Mortars.
The company plans to invest $50 million for a cement manufacturing facility that will produce 2,200 tpd of ecological cement (ecocem] made from granulated blast-furnace slag.
has developed technology for terminal operators seeking to expedite batching and loading of portland cement, fly ash and ground granulated blast-furnace slag combinations.
The content of blast-furnace slag in this cement is 70%, and that of Portland cement is 30%.
The Russian company stated that the grinding-mixing complex is a modern production facility for cement and blast-furnace slag cement.
There are photos of old machines, now either idle or in some cases already scrapped, as well as the current generation of P&H 4100 shovels (at Aitik copper mine in Sweden), Cat D11 dozers (reclaiming blast-furnace slag in Luxembourg) and a host of other equipment.
Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag, known as GGBS or 'fly ash,' a by-product of iron and steel making, replaces up to 70% of conventional cement in the concrete mixing process.
In addition to cement, the inquiry concerns cement-based products (eg ready-mix concrete) and other materials used to produce cement-based products (eg clinker, aggregates, blast-furnace slag, granulated blast-furnace slag, ground granulated blast-furnace slag, etc).
The company's current range of products include 'Classic' - the ordinary Portland cement, 'Flexi' - the Portland limestone cement, and GGBS - ground granulated blast-furnace slag cement.