IJMTES – EXPERIMENTAL BEHAVIOUR OF WASTE RUBBER REPLACED IN HOLOW BLOCK

Journal Title : International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Science

Author’s Name : Suriya R | Sridevi S  unnamed

Volume 03 Issue 04 2016

ISSN no:  2348-3121

Page no: 67-69

Abstract – In recent years the wastage of rubber material is abundant. So handling and managing these waste tyres is the major issue faced by the countries all over the world. They adopted many techniques in disposing the wastage one among them is land filling, but this technique was in vain. Next they adopted a method of burning these wastage known as incineration, but this created air pollution this in turn led to global warming. In this project we wish to attempt an experimental study to evaluate the behavior and failure characteristics of a rubber replaced Hollow Block Masonry. Analyzing the behavior and failure characteristics of rubber based composite material with nominal hollow block materials. Correlating the results obtained from destructive testing of the rubber replaced Hollow Block and ordinary block with different mix design, which are kept under curing for 28 days. Minimizing the cost incurred in the traditional materials used in Hollow Block. The nominal mixing ratio for M20 grade concrete is 1: 1.5: 3 and required amount of water is added. The raw materials used for the manufacture of hollow block are crusher chips, crusher powder, cement and water. This is the normal mixture made for the hollow blocks in the size of 400x200x200mm. The ratio of rubber replaced in fine aggregate for the mixture of 0%, 5%, 10%, 15%, 20%, 25% and 30%.

Keywords— Waste Rubber, Hollow Block, Concrete 

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