Partner: LafargeHolcim
Industry: Construction
Usage: Other

Blast furnace slag


A secondary product of the steel industry resulting from the melting of metals in the purification process, having hydraulic properties when is properly activated. It is used as a mineral component in composite cements production, giving it special properties (eg: increased resistance to chemical attack, increase strength after 28 days, lower susceptibility to cracking).

Aspect details
Glossiness N/A
Translucence 0 - 50%
Texture N/A
Compostable No
Recyclable No
Biodegradable No
Lightweight No
Renewable No
Carbon footprint -
Recycled content -
Toxicity -
Technical details
Hardness Hard
Structure Unknown
Acoustics N/A
Format Other
Odor N/A
Temperature N/A
Antibacterial No
Scratch resistence Good
Fire resistence Good
UV resistence Good
Water resistence Good
Abrasion resistence Good
Skid resistence Good