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Slag, a by-product of metal making, is produced in metal-making furnaces in the steel, non-ferrous and ferro-alloy industries during the separation of the molten metal ie pig iron, steel or copper, from impurities.

The slag occurs as a molten liquid melt and is a complex solution of silicates and oxides that solidifies upon cooling. 

As to steel, there are several different types of slag produced during the steel-making process. These different types are referred to as furnace or tap slag, raker slag, synthetic or ladle slags, and pit or cleanout slag, each type having a specific consistency.

But, whenever metal slag is produced it must either be tapped in a liquid or shoveled in a solid state into a separate slag pot and be transported to a special dump area for cooling and recycling. 

It is estimated that  between 7.7 and 8.3 million  tons of steel slag is produced each year only in the United States.

This gives an impression of the number of slag pots needed worldwide to handle slag.

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