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US8921463B1 - Synthetic aggregate for use in concrete ...

The synthetic aggregate for use in concrete is a composite material of recycled plastic having a filler encapsulated in the plastic. The synthetic aggregate includes between 30% and 50% recycled shredded plastic, the balance being filler. The plastic may be linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE). The filler can include red sand, fly ash and quarry fines.

Lightweight stone plastic clay production method

The materials utilized in the production of lightweight aggregate fiber-reinforced concrete consist of the following: (i) Portland cement type II or higher and/or fly ash (ii) Lightweight aggregates (expanded clay or natural) and normal weight aggregates (sand and fine gravel) (iii) Fibers (steel, polypropylene, glass, and natural) (iv ...

Effect of Lightweight Aggregate Impregnation on Selected ...

The impregnation of lightweight aggregate (LWA) is an alternative method to its pre-moistening, which is used to limit the loss of fresh concrete workability due to the aggregate's ability to absorb a great amount of mixing water. The aim of this study was to access the effectiveness, by pre-coating LWAs with cement paste, in modifying the properties of …

Investigation on Fresh Properties of Concrete Made …

The special attention in this work is the use of aggregate from demolished lightweight bricks. A lightweight aggregate concrete from recycling is produced. 2. Literature Review De Venny and Khalaf (1999) performed experimental and theoretical studies into the effects of using recycled aggregates to produce concrete instead of aggregates.

A Study on the Mechanical Properties of Light Weight ...

Aggregate Concrete based on natural lightweight aggregate materials such as pumice has been rather limited, partly due to insufficient quantity obtainable in the early years when the material and production know-how is low and partly due to lack of enthusiasm and industrial interests. In recent years,

(PDF) Production of structural lightweight concrete with ...

this purpose, concrete mixtures used e xpanded clay aggregate and natural sand was designed. 0–2, 2–4 and 4–8. mm expanded clay aggregate and 0-2 mm natu ral sand were used in the concrete m ...

PAPER OPEN ACCESS Practical production of lightweight ...

Lightweight concrete contains only fine aggregate, has a normal weight that meets ASTM C33M, and is met in ASTM C330M. The aggregate meets the …

Production of Green Synthetic Lightweight Aggregate and ...

Then green lightweight concrete (GLC) was produced using these aggregates at a full replacement of the normal weight or local lightweight coarse aggregate. The properties of the NCA and LWA used in this experimental work are shown in Table 1, while the GSLA properties are discussed in Sect. 4.1 .

11.20 Lightweight Aggregate Manufacturing

Lightweight aggregate is a type of coarse aggregate that is used in the production of lightweight concrete products such as concrete block, structural concrete, and pavement. The Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) code for lightweight aggregate manufacturing is 3295; there currently is no Source Classification Code (SCC) for the industry.

Effect of NGBFS and CBA as fine aggregate on the chloride ...

concrete. Emiko et al [10] found that volume of the lightweight aggregate have reasonable effects on penetrability properties of lightweight aggregate concrete. The concrete diffusivity was influenced by many parameters such as the interfacial zone property between aggregate particles and bulk cement paste as well as

Lightweight Aggregate Concrete: Chandra, Satish, Berntsson ...

Microstructure development and its relation to the durability properties of LWAC generally are not highlighted in the literature. The development of bonds, the microstructure with different binder systems, and different types of lightweight aggregates are explained. They show how lightweight aggregate concrete differs from normal weight concrete.

CN103304193A - Lightweight aggregate foam concrete and ...

The invention discloses a lightweight aggregate foam concrete which is composed of the following materials in parts by weight: 100-300 parts of cement, 1-150 parts of admixture, 60-250 parts of water, 1-10 parts of additive and 1-11 parts of foaming agent, as well as a lightweight material by a dosage accounting for 5%-60% of the total volume.

Properties of Lightweight Composites Using Industry Wastes ...

Lightweight concrete has been adopted to prefabricated elements such as facades, staircases and wall systems in housing projects. Many research have been carried out on production of lightweight panels without using ordinary portland cement. The objective of this experimental study was to develop construction

Lightweight Aggregate (LWA) - Minergy

Lightweight Aggregate (LWA) Minergy's LWA production facility was constructed as a means to beneficially reuse coal combustion fly ash from a power plant located in Oak Creek, Wis. LWA was commercially produced between 1994 and 2000, at which time the properties of the fly ash changed as a result of a new source of coal, thus allowing the fly ...

THE EFFECT OF DOLOMITE AS LIGHTWEIGHT AGREGATE'S ...

aggregate and lightweight aggregate. Table 2 is the result obtained in density and absorption of coarse aggregate and lightweight aggregate's test. Based on lightweight and coarse aggregate's unit weight checking, then concrete's aggregate's unit weight analysis can be seen in Table 3. Table 2.

Compressive Strength of Concrete Using Sawdust as …

compressive strength of concrete decreased as the percentage replacement increased but replacement of sand by sawdust produced a higher percentage reduction in compressive strength than in density. Sawdust can potentially be used as aggregate in the production of both non-structural lightweight concrete and structural concrete.

Concrete: the most destructive material on Earth | Cities ...

Taking in all stages of production, concrete is said to be responsible for 4-8% of the world's CO2. Among materials, only coal, oil and gas are a …

Basalt Fiber on Cinder Strength of Lightweight Aggregate ...

lightweight aggregate concrete, Forming a mesh structure, In concrete are destroyed when the trans-fer of energy from the matrix, Through the stress redistribution, Will continue to the energy transfer to the cracks on both sides of the specimen. Basalt fiber's influence on cinder light aggregate concrete flexural strength and compressive

CONSTRUCTION I CONCRETE I ADDITIVES

concrete admixture has been significant. What began as a polymeric binder for considerable sprayed concrete applications is now available for all types of concrete construction – from road stabilization and pervious concrete to self-filling and fiber-reinforced concrete. Road Stabilization and Dust Suppression ETONIS® 1000 S 6 Water Containment

Oil palm by-products as lightweight aggregate in concrete ...

Oil palm by-products as lightweight aggregate in concrete - a review 1. Review Oil-palm by-products as lightweight aggregate in concrete mixture: a review Muhammad Aslam a, Payam Shafigh b, Mohd Zamin Jumaat a, * a Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia b Department of Building …

Production of Lightweight Aggregates from Coal ...

EN-13055-1: "Lightweight aggregates for concrete, mortar and grout". The result of these analysis was compared to the values given by the producer of a commercial LWA. The volume expansion of the aggregates was measured by the percentage of volume increment of the particles, where the volume was calculated considering an average

Production of Lightweight Concretes from Pumice/Bentonite ...

This study deals with the replacement of pumice by bentonite in the production of lightweight concretes. Pumice Aggregate is highly recommended in lightweight concrete blocks either blended or as an all in a pumice mix. Expanded clay aggregate has been pelletized and fired in a rotary kiln. During firing, the organic compounds in the clay burn off, forcing the …

Producing Light Weight Concrete Using Pumice and Mineral ...

LIGHT WEIGHT AGGREGATES. One of lightweight aggregates characteristics is their high porosity which is the cause of less specific weight. Some of the lightweight aggregate is available naturally while others are produced artificially (Neville and Brooks, 1987). As the natural aggregates Pumice, mineral aggregate and volcanic ash can be mentioned.

EXPERIMENTAL STUDY ON FOAM CONCRETE - TJPRC

Foam concrete is a type of aerated lightweight concrete; foam concrete does not contain coarse aggregate and can be regarded as an aerated mortar. Foam concrete is produced when pre-formed foam is added to slurry, the function of foam is to …

Lightweight Concrete-From Basics to Innovations

Lightweight concrete has a history of more than two-thousand years and its technical development is still proceeding. This review starts with a retrospective that gives an idea of the wide range of applications covered by lightweight concrete during the last century. Although lightweight concrete is …

Shear performance of fibers-reinforced lightweight ...

Lightweight aggregate concrete (LWAC) can meet these requirements for industrial production and construction. LWACs show a lower weight (Liu et al., 2019a), higher natural strength (Wu et al., 2019) and better durability (Nadesan and Dinakar, 2018) than normal aggregate concretes (Dulsang et al., 2016).

Aggregates for Concrete

aggregate for concrete is ASTM C 33. Synthetic aggregates may be either byproducts of an industrial process, in the case of blast-furnace slag, or products of processes developed to manufacture aggregates with special properties, as in the case of expanded clay, shale, or slate used for lightweight aggregates. Some lightweight aggregates

SUSTAINABLE UTILIZATION OF DISCARDED FOUNDRY SAND …

The lightweight concrete produced by utilizing crushed brick masonry aggregate and discarded foundry sand (40% substitution level) can be employed in all major structural lightweight construction aspects and is ideally suited for sloped roof slabs and making architectural or decorative concrete blocks.

Lightweight sintered aggregate as construction material in ...

The lightweight sintered aggregate characteristics and properties comply with light-weight aggregate standards (e.g. PN-EN 13055-1 Lightweight aggregates for concrete, mortar and grout, PN-EN 13055-2 Lightweight aggregates for bituminous mixtures and surface treatments and for unbound and bound applications). The tested lightweight

Lightweight Aggregates Manufactured with Clay

Prior research shows that using lightweight aggregates (expanded perlite) in concrete mixtures can lower thermal conductivity about 0.13 W/mK [20]. By using lightweight aggregates prepared with expanded polystyrene waste to replace the natural aggregates, the concrete´s thermal conductivity was reduced to 0.600 W/mK [21].

Literature Review On Lightweight Concrete | ipl.org

Lightweight concrete for structural purposes is defined as concrete with a density range of 1120 to 1920 kg/m3 and strength grade not less than 17 MPa [5]. It was made using natural aggregates of volcanic origin such as pumice, scoria etc. Sumerians used this in building Babylon in the 3rd millennium B.C, also The Greeks and the Romans used ...

Durability - Portland Cement Association

With some reactive aggregates, controlling the concrete alkali level has been successful. Lithium-based admixtures have also been shown to prevent deleterious expansion due to ASR. Standard Guide for Reducing the Risk of Deleteerious Alkali-Aggregate Reaction in Concrete, ASTM C1778, provides thorough guidance.

Production and properties of lightweight concrete ...

Lightweight concrete was produced by using CP as aggregate [55], [56], [57]. The use of CP showed a decrease in the mechanical properties such as compressive strength [55], [56], [57], [58], [59], [60], splitting tensile strength [55], [60], flexural strength [55], [59], modulus of elasticity [56], [59], [60] as well as bond strength [59].

Fly Ash & the Lightweight Aggregate Market

the production cost without enhance the concrete strength. From the point been mentioned above we have to look for a possible lightweight concrete which is less water adsorption and hence less cement content and therefore enhance its matrix characteristic. The potential lightweight aggregates to be used as concrete component is Styrofoam.