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.
Shon, "Influence of four additional activators on hydrated-lime [Ca[(OH).sub.2]] activated ground granulated blast-furnace slag," Cement and Concrete Composites, vol.
Sarker, "The effects of ground granulated blast-furnace slag blending with fly ash and activator content on the workability and strength properties of geopolymer concrete cured at ambient temperature," Materials and Design, vol.
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.
Sabet Divsholi, "Durability and mechanical properties of high strength concrete incorporating ultra fine ground granulated blast-furnace slag," Construction and Building Materials, vol.
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.
aim at exploring the performances of concrete blended with ultrafine ground granulated blast-furnace slag in the form of slurry.
Hamazaki, "Properties of granulated blast-furnace slag cement concrete," in Proceedings of the Fly Ash, Silica Fume, Slag, and Natural Pozzolans in Concrete Fourth International Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 1992.
Iwaki, "Strength development of concrete incorporating high levels of ground granulated blast-furnace slag at low temperature," Materials Journal, vol.