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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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.
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.