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Slag

Definition: granulated blast-furnace slag that has been finely ground and that is hydraulic cement.- ACI Concrete Terminology


The use of slag in concrete has several benefits, including reduced energy, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, and reduced use of raw materials. Various types of slag are produced: - Blast-furnace slag—The nonmetallic product, consisting essentially of silicates and aluminosilicates of calcium and of other bases, that is developed in a molten condition simultaneously with iron in a blast furnace. - Air-cooled blast-furnace slag—The material resulting from solidification of molten blast-furnace slag under atmospheric conditions; subsequent cooling may be accelerated by application of water to the solidified surface. - Expanded blast-furnace slag—The lightweight, cellular material obtained by controlled processing of molten blast-furnace slag with water or water and other agents such as steam, compressed air, or both. - Granulated blast-furnace slag (GBFS)—The glassy granular material formed when molten blast-furnace slag is rapidly chilled, as by immersion in water. - Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag (GGBFS)—Now known as cement, slag—granulated blast-furnace slag that has been finely ground and that is a hydraulic cement.

Practice oriented papers and articles ON SLAG

Influence of Self-Healing Stimulated via Crystalline Admixtures on Chloride Penetration

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

Evaluation of Mechanical and Durability Properties of Sulfur Concrete

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

Design Approach and Properties of a New Generation of Sustainable Structural Concretes

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

Considerations of Sustainability in the Mixture Proportioning of Concrete for Strength and Durability

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

Alkali-Activated Natural Pozzolan/Slag Concrete: Fresh and Strength Properties

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

Effect of Preconditioning on Durability Indices of Alkali-Activated Concretes

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

Thermal Curing and Environmental Impact of Alkali-Activated Cementitious Materials

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

Behavior of Activated Ternary Binders under Autogenous Condition

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

Alkaline Activated Slag (AAS): Resistance to Sulfate Attack

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

Chloride Ions Penetration and Carbonation in Alkaline Activated Slag

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

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