Journal Title : International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Science
Paper Title : EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF BURN CLAY BRICK WITH MIXING OF NON DEGRADABLE WASTE
Volume 04 Issue 04 2017
ISSN no: 2348-3121
Page no: 18-20
Abstract – The proposed study involves the experimental investigation of effect of leather waste on the properties of burnt clay bricks. Determination of properties of the bricks casted with varying proportions of admixtures is taken up to ascertain whether the admixtures can be used for the production of clay bricks. On seeing the present day demand for bricks, an attempt is made to study the behaviour of bricks manufactured using, different waste materials like leather waste. The main aim of this research was to compare the compressive strength of the bricks, so for this purpose different percentage of materials were separately added 5%, 10%, and 15%, by weight and then the compressive strength of the bricks was established, and then with the help of graph a comparison between compressive strength of bricks, made out of clay, Leather waste and combination of all these was determined. The bricks were made, sun dried and burnt in a kiln, and then with the help of Compression Testing Machine (C.T.M.) finely their compressive strength was calculated.
Keywords— Clay, Compressive Strength, Leather Waste, Water Absorption
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