Proper Uses of Slag

Blast Furnace

  • Construction Entrances
  • Road Base – unconfined
  • Parking Lots
  • Embankment Fill
  • Culverts
  • Shoulders
  • Gabions
  • Railroad Beds
  • Erosion Control
  • Driveways
  • Asphalt Aggregate
  • Unpaved Trails
  • Trench Fill
  • Septic Fields
  • Soil Remediation
  • Rip Rap
  • Anti-Skid
  • Ph Neutralizer
  • Agricultural Lime
  • Environmental Applications
  • Permeable Reactive Barrier
  • Hot Mix Asphalt
  • Portland Cement

Steel Furnace

  • Construction Entrances
  • Road Base
  • Parking Lots
  • Embankment Fill
  • Culverts
  • Shoulders
  • Gabions
  • Railroad Beds
  • Erosion Control
  • Driveways
  • Asphalt Aggregate
  • Unpaved Trails
  • Trench Backfill
  • Septic Fields
  • Soil Remediation
  • Rip Rap
  • Anti-Skid
  • Ph Neutralizer
  • Agricultural Lime
  • Environmental Applications
  • Permeable Reactive Barrier
  • Hot Mix Asphalt

Advantages of Slag

  • Harder than limestone
  • Denser than limestone
  • Compacts Better- angular
  • Greater Surface Area
  • Resists Polishing