Standard Specification for
Ground Granulated Blast-Furnace Slag
for Use In Concrete and Mortars
AASHTO Designation: M 302-06
ASTM Designation: C 989-05
1.1.This specification covers three strength grades of finely ground granulated blast-furnace slag for use as a cementitious material in concrete and mortar.
1.2.The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parenthesis are given for information only.
1.3.The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test methods described in this specification.
This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use.
It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory
limitations prior to use.
1.4.The text of this standard references notes that provide explanatory information. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables) shall not be considered as requirements of this standard.
Note 1-The material described in this specification may be used for blending with portland cement to produce a cement meeting the requirements of M 240 or as a separate ingredient in concrete or mortar mixtures.
The material may also be useful in a variety of special grouts and mortars, and when used with an appropriate activator, as the principal cementitious material in some applications.
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