basic slag


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basic slag

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(Metallurgy) a furnace slag produced in steel-making, containing large amounts of calcium phosphate: used as a fertilizer
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Noun1.basic slag - slag produced in making steelbasic slag - slag produced in making steel; low in silica but having large amounts of calcium phosphate; useful as fertilizer
scoria, slag, dross - the scum formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals
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2] into silicate network may act as a weak acidic oxide in the basic slag system at a relative lower temperature [23, 24].
If the cupola has an acidic lining, which all cupola operations in North America do, a basic slag will neutralize the refractory and eat it away--meaning it will end up in your slag and reduce campaign life and increase costs.
Roedd y gwrtaith Basic Slag mewn bri yr adeg hynny, yn wastraff o'r diwydiant dur ac yn llawn Phosphate ac yn dyfwr ar feillion.
The fertiliser on which the girl was working was said to consist of bone meal, dried blood, sulphate of ammonia, basic slag, and meat meal.
Why mums brought kids to the slag works JUDY Sawyer wrote about the Basic Slag works at South Bank.

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