CEMSlag - CEMEX USA
CEMEX CEMSlag is a sustainable and durable, high-performance supplemental cementitious material derived from the recycled byproduct of steel production. It is used in the production of concrete.
For architects, engineers, designers and developers, CEMSlag is a sustainable, reliable, and cost-effective solution that brings your unique design and functionality to life.
Slag cement can contribute to achieving LEED-NC points to help your project attain this nationally-recognized sustainability certification.
For ready-mix producers and concrete product producers, CEMSlag is an eco-friendly, durable, cost-effective product that enhances the quality of your concrete.
A highly durable product that offers an excellent sustainable alternative for engineers, architects and concrete producers looking to meet eco-friendly project goals.
Ground granulated blast-furnace slag (GGBFS)
CEMSlag is a hydraulic cement material created when granulated blast-furnace slag from the steel manufacturing process is ground to a fineness suited for concrete production.
Environmentally friendly and reduced greenhouse gas emissions
Using CEMSlag in concrete provides a more environmentally friendly and sustainable option because it requires less energy to be produced, resulting in less greenhouse gas emissions.
The smooth, dense surface and slightly finer particle size of CEMSlag creates a fluid paste that allows for easier pumping and placement.
Higher 28-day strength
Concrete produced with CEMSlag often yields higher 28-day compressive and flexural strength than comparable products.
Reduced heat hydration
Concrete produced with CEMSlag has lower heat of hydration that reduces thermal cracking, especially important for projects that involve mass concrete structures like dams.
The reduced permeability and increased resistance to chlorides and other aggressive chemicals increase the product life and limit the amount of liquid absorption.
Concrete produced with CEMSlag is lighter in color which improves the appearance, enhances the effectiveness of coloring agents and provides solar reflectively.
The product make-up has fewer reactive elements that can protect against alkali-silica reactions (ASR), sulphate attacks and the migration of salt from the surface which can shorten the life-cycle.
Slag cement can contribute to achieving LEED points to help your project attain this nationally-recognized sustainability certification.
Available in California
CEMSlag is currently available for immediate use in southern and northern California, with the potential to expand based on the availability of recovered slag.
Slag cement is useful in a variety of applications, including:
- Residential & Commercial Concrete
- High-Performance Concrete (HPC)
- Concrete Pavement
- Precast & Prestressed Concrete
- Mass Concrete
- Green Sustainable Concrete
- Concrete Masonry Units (CMUs)
- Manufactured Concrete Products
- Concrete Pipe
- Soil Stabilization
- Cellular Concrete
- Controlled Low Strength Material (CLSM)
Purchase CEMEX CEMSlag
CEMSlag is available in bulk at the following CEMEX locations. For more information, please contact your local CEMEX location.
Sacramento, CA 95691
Redwood City, CA 94063
Long Beach, CA 90802