Steel Slag vs Limestone

Steel Slag vs Limestone

Steel slag has many properties which make it a viable alternative to the more commonly used crushed limestone.

Even relative to the hardest minerals, steel slag is a hard material, which makes it very durable.

The international standard measurement for hardness is the mohs hardness scale.

Steel Slag has a mohs hardness value of 6. In comparison, Granite has a mohs rating of 4, and Limestone has a mohs rating of 3. 

 

Benefits of using Steel Slag vs Limestone

  1. Steel slag is a tough and durable construction material
  2. It can be crushed and sized for different applications
  3. As a steelmaking co-product, steel slag is a mineral which comes from a renewable source, making it the Green mineral alternative to quarried rock.
Appearance and Properties of Steel Slag
0.75 inch x 0.38 inch graded steel slag 0.75 inch x 0.38 inch graded steel slag
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What is Steel Slag?
What is Steel Slag?
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