Category: Railway Engineering

Blast furnace Slag Ballast and their Advantages and Disadvantages

Blast Furnace Slag Ballast It is a waste product obtained from the blast furnace of the steel industry. High-grade slag fulfills all the characteristics of good ballast. Steel slag is a dense rock with a density of not less than 3.2 g/cm3, So, steel slag is successfully used as a rail ballast. Advantages of Blast Furnance Slag Ballast: 1. It is cheap material. 2. It … Continue reading Blast furnace Slag Ballast and their Advantages and Disadvantages