Cement Americas

FALL 2017

Cement Americas provides comprehensive coverage of the North and South American cement markets from raw material extraction to delivery and tranportation to end user.

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www.cementamericas.com • Fall 2017 • CEMENT AMERICAS 7 CEMENTSCOPE Regal, Sealmaster and Time Saving are trademarks of Regal Beloit Corporation or one of its affiliated companies. ©2017 Regal Beloit Corporation, All Rights Reserved. MCAD17007E • 10124E Time is a valuable commodity in plant operation. When a bearing needs to be replaced, either planned or unexpectedly, every minute of downtime can cost thousands of dollars. Sealmaster ® Large Bore Performance Gold Line Mounted Ball Bearings now feature a patented TIME SAVING axial groove in the inner ring bore, available for shaft sizes 2 7/16" and up. The axial groove runs the entire length of the inner ring at the setscrew locations, to allow for easier bearing removal and ability to reuse the shafting with minimal clean up, saving more than just time! Visit us at www.RegalBeloit.com The Time Saving ™ performance mounted ball bearing allows for easier bearing removal. you could reduce time required for bearing changeout? Scan for more information! The Slag Cement Association (SCA) announced the launch of www.slagcement.org – its new, mobile-friend- ly website featuring slag cement-related tools, resourc- es and downloadable materials. With the versatile capabilities of slag cement, the new website helps the construction industry understand the many different applications and benefits to the use of slag cement. The website's archive of diverse and visually appeal- ing case studies and downloadable information sheets provide the evidence needed for professionals to intro- duce slag cement to new projects. Additionally, the site features an easy-to-use new tool that allows users to locate slag cement by state. "While the new www.slagcement.org site is easier to use, and contains a wealth of technical resources and case studies, I am most excited about the new slag cement locator. This new locator tool readily connects concrete and design professionals with available slag cement supply across the United States," said Ed Grif- fith, president of SCA. New website features include: Case Study Gallery – The website features a gal- lery of award-winning projects utilizing slag cement. Project categories include airports, bridges, stadiums, highways, soil stabilization, residential, hospitals, and buildings. This is a great tool for professionals seeking actual examples of slag cement use and its benefits in concrete design. Slag Cement Locator – The new slag cement locator tool allows users to quickly and easily find slag cement suppliers by state. Slag cement is available throughout the U.S. through SCA member companies. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Calculator – The recently released LCA Calculator is used to quantify and interpret cradle-to-gate LCA environmental impacts of ready-mixed concrete mixtures with and without slag cement. The tool, available for free download on the SCA website, also allows users to evaluate how different concrete mixtures affect whole building impacts based on a typical case study building. Slag Cement Association Launches New Website

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