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SLAGCEM GGBS  
GROUND GRANULATED BLAST FURNACE SLAG
       
       
    SLAGCEM GGBS  
   

SLAGCEM GGBS is the brand name of a high quality Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag (GGBS) produced by grinding raw blast furnace slag using our state-of-the-art vertical roller mills.

 
       
 
CERTIFICATIONS

SLAGCEM GGBS is certified to MS EN 15167-1 : 2010.
 

APPLICATIONS

SLAGCEM GGBS is suitable for applications in marine environment, mass concreting, sulfate environment, water retaining structures, basement and other structures which require low heat of hydration.

PROPERTIES


 
ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS

SLAGCEM GGBS is produced by grinding granulated blast furnace slag which is a by-product from the steel manufacturing process. By using GGBS to replace cement, significant amount of CO2 emission will be eliminated.

  AVAILABILITY

SLAGCEM GGBS is available in bulk from YTL Westport & Pasir Gudang cement plants.


QUALITY ASSURANCE

SLAGCEM GGBS is produced under stringent quality assurance, environmental management, health & safety and energy management systems. It is certified to MS ISO 9001, MS ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 & MS ISO 50001.
 
GREEN LABEL SINGAPORE / SIRIM ECO-LABEL

Both SLAGCEM 50 and SLAGCEM 70 are certified as eco-friendly cement by the Singapore Environment Council.

TYPICAL SPECIFICATIONS FOR MARINE WORKS


 
REQUIREMENTS FOR TEMPERATURE
CONTROL AS PER BS 8500-1 : 2015


Clause A.8.2
Delayed Ettringite Formation

Where the heat of hydration or accelerated curing is likely to take the concrete temperature above 70°C, the potential for Delayed Ettringite Formation should be considered.

 

LAND TRANSPORT AUTHORITY
(LTA) SINGAPORE,
SPECIFICATION FOR CONCRETE


Clause 11.11
Concreting of thick sections
  1. Maximum temperature shall not exceed 70°C.
  2. When GGBS is used at not less than 60%, maximum temperature shall not exceed 75°C.


  SPECIFICATIONS ON TEMPERATURE OF CONCRETE FOR A DAM PROJECT

  1. For normal structural concrete, the maximum temperature in the core after placing shall not exceed 65°C. The temperature differential between the surface and core of any section after placing shall not exceed 30°C.

  2. For massive concrete placements, the maximum temperature in the core after placing shall not exceed 50°C. The temperature differential between surface and core of any section after placing shall not exceed 20°C.

SUGGESTED SLAG REPLACEMENT LEVELS


BENEFITS OF SLAGCEM GGBS FOR TEMPERATURE RISE

 
 

BENEFITS AND SELECTION OF SLAGCEM GGBS BASED ON RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE BRITISH STANDARD



 

 
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