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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The increase of the viscosities of the slags indicates that the introduction of Ti[O.sub.2] into silicate network may act as a weak acidic oxide in the basic slag system at a relative lower temperature [23, 24].
Gonzalez, "Characterization of ladle furnace basic slag for use as a construction material," Construction and Building Materials, vol.
All samples were prepared by adding analytical-grade reagents CaO, Si[O.sub.2], [Al.sub.2][O.sub.3], and [B.sub.2][O.sub.3] to basic slag obtained from BF and analyzed by chemical processing method.
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.
In the field experiments, the use of mineral soil and basic slag at the rate of 5% maximum Fe3+-sorption decreased the total of C-emission from peat of about 28 to 31%.

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