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, science and technology of metals and their alloys. Modern metallurgical research is concerned with the preparation of radioactive metals, with obtaining metals economically from low-grade ores, with obtaining and refining rare metals hitherto not used, and with the
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slag

[slag]
(metallurgy)
A nonmetallic product resulting from the interaction of flux and impurities in the smelting and refining of metals. Also known as bloom.
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slag

A grayish aggregate left as a residue of blast furnaces; used as surfacing on built-up roofing and in manufactured products such as slag cement and slag wool. Also see blast-furnace slag.
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slag

1. the fused material formed during the smelting or refining of metals by combining the flux with gangue, impurities in the metal, etc. It usually consists of a mixture of silicates with calcium, phosphorus, sulphur, etc.
2. a mass of rough fragments of pyroclastic rock and cinders derived from a volcanic eruption; scoria
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Song, "Amphoteric behavior of alumina in viscous flow and structure of CaO-Si[O.sub.2] (-MgO)-[Al.sub.2][O.sub.3] slags," Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, vol.
Sohn, "Effect of [Al.sub.2][O.sub.3] and CaO/Si[O.sub.2] on the viscosity of calcium-silicate-based slags containing 10 mass Pct MgO," Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, vol.
Tsibouki, "Properties and hydration of blended cements with steelmaking slag," Cement and Concrete Research, vol.
Mayes, "Long-term evolution of highly alkaline steel slag drainage waters," Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, vol.
(iv) In contrast to the reaction of TiN with slags 1 and 2, no gas formation is predicted, neither in slag 1 nor in slag 2.
Selectivity of alkaline activators for the activation of slags. Cement, Concrete and Aggregates 18(1), 8-14.
In this study ASR of mortars made with cements incorporating BOF slag and BFS in different ratios as a partial replacement of Portland cement clinker are investigated.
As seen, for slags with various [Fe.sub.x]O contents, increasing the CO/C[O.sub.2] ratio will decrease the total electrical conductivity.
Caption: FIGURE 1: The particle size distributions of the cement and steel slag powder.
Of the total amount of all types of waste produced in the electric-furnace process of steel production, steel slag is definitely the most significant in amount, for its amount ranges from 60 to 263 [kgt.sup.-1] of raw steel (Integrated ...