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29A Blast Furnace Slag

29A Blast Furnace Slag

Product Name:

MDOT – 29A

Location:

Levy Plant 2 – State Pit #82-20

Applications:

Coarse aggregate for chip and seal road surfacing

Description:

A coarse aggregate, produced by crushing and screening air-cooled iron Blast Furnace Slag. A light brown to gray crystalline aggregate, formed simultaneously with the production of iron in a blast furnace. The particles are sized from 1/2″ (12.5mm) to #8 mesh (2.36mm).

Specs:

Michigan Department of Transportation

29A Blast Furnace Slag conforms to all the requirements of Michigan Department of Transportation “2003 Standard Specifications for Construction”, section 902 “Aggregates”

Usage Guide:

After application of the asphalt emulsion, the 29A Blast Furnace Slag should be evenly spread over the emulsion, followed by compaction to embed the aggregate particles.

Gradation Data:

U.S. Sieve

1/2″

3/8″

#4

#8

LBW

Metric Sieve

12.5mm

9.5mm

4.75mm

2.36mm

Specification

100

90-100

10-30

0-10

3.0 max

Physical Properties

  • Shipping Moisture – 5.8%
  • ASTM C 29, Loose Unit Weight (2008 Average) – 78 lb/ft3
  • ASTM C 29, Rodded Unit Weight (2008 Average) – 84 lb/ft3
  • ASTM C 127, Bulk Specific Gravity Dry (2008 Average) – 2.44
  • ASTM C 127, Bulk Specific Gravity SSD (2008 Average) – 2.50
  • ASTM C 127, Absorption (2008 Average) – 2.6%
  • ASTM C 88, Soundness of Aggregate by Use of Magnesium Sulfate – 2% loss
  • MTM 111, Aggregate Wear Index (AWI) – 379 (MDOT 2001)

Field Estimating Quantities

Typical 29A Blast Furnace Slag requirements per 1 sq. yd.

20 – 24 lbs

 

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