granulated blast-furnace slag

granulated blast-furnace slag

The non-metallic product consisting essentially of silicates and aluminosilicates of calcium which is developed simultaneously with iron in a blast furnace and is granulated by quenching the molten material in water or in water, steam, and air. Also see blast-furnace slag.
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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.
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.
Studies on the corrosion resistance of reinforced steel in concrete with ground granulated blast-furnace slag.
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).
Fourteen staff are employed at the modern high-tech plant, which manufactures ground, granulated blast-furnace slag (GGBS) for use as a constituent of concrete.