The safe disposal of plastic is the most challenging issue for the solid waste management across the globe. Concrete is one of the best choices of construction material in many countries today. This has increased the fast vanishing of natural resources. It could be worth experimenting the use of plastic waste in concrete to overcome the duel issues of shortage of raw material and safe disposal of plastic waste. An attempt has been made to study the possibility of disposing waste plastic as cement in concrete. In this study waste plastic mix concrete is also used to get the advantages of plastic in concrete. An experimental study was carried out with concrete tiles to evaluate mechanical properties of waste plastic mix concrete with and without the addition of fiber. Cement is replaced with plastic waste at a dosage of 10% to 15% by mass which is the optimum percentage without considerable reduction in strength. Thus, it is inferred that replacement of cement by plastic waste up to 35% can be adopted so that disposal of used plastic can be done as well as deficiency of natural aggregate can be managed effectively. As the volume of waste plastic in concrete increases there was increase in compressive strength, hence observed that upto 35% of replacement of waste plastic by cement in concrete tiles increases compressive strength.
Compressive strength, mechanical properties, plastic waste disposal and plastic fiber.
UMA SHANKAR YALIGAR , Mahesh Mahashetty , Md. Sarfaraz , Md. Aslam "Study On Partial Replacement Of Cement By Waste Plastic In Concrete Tiles" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals Volume 2 Issue 2 2018 Page 35-40
UMA SHANKAR YALIGAR , Mahesh Mahashetty , Md. Sarfaraz , Md. Aslam "Study On Partial Replacement Of Cement By Waste Plastic In Concrete Tiles" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals, 2(2)