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What does slag do in cement?
The advantage of slag is its ability to substitute more of cement. Giving savings of up to 9% in cement cost with a 50% slag to cement content ratio. With the combination of both cost savings and strength increase, SCMs such as fly ash and slag should always be considered for certain applications.
What type of cement is slag cement?
Slag cement is a hydraulic cement formed when granulated blast furnace slag (GGBFS) is ground to suitable fineness and is used to replace a portion of portland cement. It is a recovered industrial by-product of an iron blast furnace.
What is slag cement disadvantages?
Disadvantages of Blast-Furnace Slag Cement Early Strength is low; therefore, it cannot be used in Reinforced Cement Concrete (RCC) works. As the initial setting time is high, this cement is not used for emergency or repair works.
Which slag cement is best?
It is created with a combination of upto 45- 50% slag, 45% – 50% clinker, and 3-5% gypsum. PSC has been voted as the most suitable cement for mass construction because of its low heat of hydration.
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The SCA designed its Slag Cement University as a resource and central repository of educational resources on slag cement use in concrete construction. August 9, ...
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Slag Cement Shipments in the U.S. Continue to Grow. In the last year, the SCA has placed an increased focus on providing the concrete.