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what is thomas slag

what is thomas slag

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Abhinav
askIITians Faculty 387 Points
7 years ago
an alkaline phosphorus fertilizer. It is a by-product of the production of steel from phosphorus rich pig iron. Basic slag is a dark powder that is insoluble in water and does not cake. It contains about 14 % P205 in citrate-soluble form. Basic slag is most suitable for use on acid soils as a base fertilizer.
Gagan Prasad
29 Points
7 years ago
The finely powdered basic slag obtained in the Thomas-Gilchrist process. It consists of phosphates and is used as a fertilizer.

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