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Fire training area

Foundry slab

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The high alumina content and absence of free lime enable CIMENT FONDU® concrete to resist extremes of temperature and repeated thermal shock. In these applications, the maximum service temperature is also a function of the aggregate type. The combination of CIMENT FONDU® with Alag® aggregates will resist temperatures up to 1100°C.

Steelworks & coking plant

  • Cast house floors
  • Tracks for metal tranfer vessels
  • Mill scale flumes
  • Blast furnace cast house floors
  • Coke wharves
  • Hot blast mains

Metal processing industries

  • Oxygen lance cutting areas
  • Abrasion and head resistant floors
  • Foundry furnace areas

Cement plants

  • Pipe lining
  • Raw materials silos
  • Cyclones
  • Coolers
  • Hoods and other areas subject to hight temperatures

Fire protection and fire training areas

  • Inflammable products retention tank
  • Fire training areas

Incinerators and boilers

  • Charging chutes
  • Ash boxes
  • Burning pits

Some technical details

For more detailed information, see Product data sheets.

  • Can be produced either in drum mixer or
    by ready-mix
  • Minimum cement content : 400 kg/m3
  • Water/Cement ratio (W/C) ≤ 0.40
  • Check admixture efficiency before use
  • Vibration is recommended for placing
  • Ensure proper curing
  • Only converted strength must be utilized
    for design purpose


Ability to withstand extreme conditions in a single product: Alag® aggregates when combined with CIMENT FONDU® yield an exceptional concrete with a unique capacity to resist various aggressive environments: high temperatures, abrasion and corrosion.