Granular Slag - Potential Sustainable Material Alternative to Fine Aggregate in Construction Applications

Mohammed NADEEM, Arun D. POPHALE
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The objective of present investigation was to study utilization of the granular slag (a waste industrial product) as fine aggregate in masonry construction and plastering applications. In this study, cement mortar mix proportions ranging from 1:3, 1:4, 1:5 & 1:6 by volume were selected for 0, 25, 50, 75 & 100 % replacement levels with w/c ratios of 0.60, 0.65, 0.70 & 0.72. These mixes were studied for properties like density, water absorption, compressive, joint crushing & adhesion strengths. The study concluded that granular slag could be effectively utilize as fine aggregate in masonry construction and plastering applications work economically.Key words: Granular slag, joint crushing strength, compressive & adhesion strength,


Granular slag, joint crushing strength, compressive & adhesion strength

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