Slag cement, or ground granulated blast-furnace slag (GGBFS) is a recovered byproduct of the iron manufacturing process and can be used to replace a portion of portland cement in concrete mix design. To learn more about how slag cement is created, click here.
The use of slag cement has demonstrated long-term performance enhancements allowing designers to reduce the environmental footprint of concrete while ensuring improved performance and increased durability.
The benefits of using slag cement include:
There are many different applications and uses of slag cement including ternary mixtures and soil stabilization to name a few. The SCA has produced 29 information sheets on a wide variety of slag cement related topics. If you are looking for additional information on slag cement, the association, or if you are interested in scheduling a presentation, please contact us here.
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