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Use of macro plastic fibres in concrete A review

Use of macro plastic fibres in concrete A review

Use of macro plastic fibres in concrete: A review ...

Sep 15, 2015  Use of macro plastic fibres to reinforce concrete instead of steel mesh and steel fibres has become appealing to scientists and concrete industries due to its sustainability benefits. This paper has presented the current state of knowledge and technology of preparation techniques and properties of macro plastic fibres.

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Use of macro plastic fibres in concrete: A review ...

Use of macro plastic fibres to reinforce concrete has attracted widespread attention from both scientists and construction industry due to the multiple sustainability benefits they offer, compared to steel fibres and steel reinforcing mesh.

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(PDF) Use of macro plastic fibres in concrete: A review ...

Applications of plastic fibre reinforced concrete Use of macro plastic fibres to reinforce concrete instead of steel mesh and steel fibres has become appealing to scientists and con- Reinforcing steel is expensive and its placement in concrete is crete industries due to its sustainability benefits.

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Use of macro plastic fibres in concrete: A review ...

Plastic macro fibres, inclusive of virgin and recycled plastic fibres, are becoming more popular in the construction of concrete footpaths, precast panels and shotcrete mine tunnels. In particular ...

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[PDF] Use of macro plastic fibres in concrete: A review ...

Use of macro plastic fibres to reinforce concrete has attracted widespread attention from both scientists and construction industry due to the multiple sustainability benefits they offer, compared to steel fibres and steel reinforcing mesh. This paper critically reviews the current state of knowledge and technology of using macro plastic fibres to reinforce concrete.

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Use of macro plastic fibres in concrete: a review - CORE

The effect of macro plastic fibres on workability, plastic shrinkage, compressive strength, splitting tensile strength, flexural strength, post-crack performance and dry shrinkage is discussed in this paper. Pull-out behaviour and degradation behaviour of the fibre in the concrete are also reviewed.

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Use of macro plastic fibres in concrete: a review - CORE ...

Use of macro plastic fibres in concrete: a review - CORE ...

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Use of Macro Plastic Fibres in Concrete - Development of ...

Use of Macro Plastic Fibres in Concrete. Concrete is very strong in compression, however, it has a very low tensile strength. To improve its tensile strength, reinforcing steel is often used in the concrete. Apart from traditional steel mesh and bars, various fibres, such as steel fibre, glass fibre, natural fibre and synthetic fibre, have also ...

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Use of Macro Basalt Fibre Concrete for Marine Applications

design procedure of floating concrete structures and the possibility of using macro basalt fibre concrete via a case study. The author’s literature review shows that basalt fibres have an adequate resistance against alkali environment of the concrete matrix and corrosive environment of seawater.

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Macro synthetic fibres - Concrete

Macro synthetic fibres, sometimes known as ‘structural’ synthetic fibres, are made from a blend of polymers and were originally developed to provide an alternative to steel fibres in some applications. Initially they were identified as a potential alternative to steel fibres in sprayed concrete, but increasing research and development ...

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of Synthetic Macro-Fibres in Concrete

Dec 13, 2020  partially filled with concrete; (c) a manual placement of the top fibre; (d) specimen series after concreting. (a) (b) (c) Figure 3. Preliminary pull-out tests of synthetic macro-fibres [37]: (a) fibres protected with plastic sleeve; (b) failure of the fibre samples due

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Use of recycled plastics in concrete: A critical review

Plastics have become an essential part of our modern lifestyle, and the global plastic production has increased immensely during the past 50years. This has contributed greatly to the production of plastic-related waste. Reuse of waste and recycled plastic materials in concrete mix as an environmenta

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Development of recycled polypropylene plastic fibres to ...

In recent years, macro plastic fibres have widely been used to replace traditional steel reinforcement in the construction of concrete footpaths, precast elements and shotcrete tunnel linings, because of the ease of construction, reduced labour time and

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Macro-synthetic-fibre-reinforced concrete

The fire design of composite slabs with profiled metal sheeting, using specific combinations of fibres and profiled metal sheeting, has been determined by full-scale testing and a fire engineering model. Further information may be found in Concrete Society Technical Report 65, Guidance on the use of macro-synthetic-fibre-reinforced concrete.

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Literature Review SpringerLink

Feb 04, 2017  Yin S, Tuladhar R, Shi F, Combe M, Collister T, Sivakugan N (2015c) Use of macro plastic fibres in concrete: a review. Constr Build Mater 93:180–188 CrossRef Google Scholar Yoo DY, Park JJ, Kim SW, Yoon YS (2013) Early age setting, shrinkage and tensile characteristics of ultra high performance fiber reinforced concrete.

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Macro synthetic fibres - Concrete

Macro synthetic fibres, sometimes known as ‘structural’ synthetic fibres, are made from a blend of polymers and were originally developed to provide an alternative to steel fibres in some applications. Initially they were identified as a potential alternative to steel fibres in sprayed concrete, but increasing research and development ...

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Fiber Reinforced concrete for crack reduction - Constro ...

Jan 07, 2020  FIBERCRETE – WF (Waved Macro Fiber) offers more resistance to cracking and it is lighter than traditional concrete. It can sustain strain-hardening up to several percent strain, resulting in a material ductility of at least two orders of magnitude higher when compared to normal concrete. It also exhibits crack control behavior.

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Tony COLLISTER RD Manager Plastics

Plastic macro fibres, inclusive of virgin and recycled plastic fibres, are becoming more popular in the construction of concrete footpaths, precast panels and shotcrete mine tunnels.

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Utilization of metalized plastic waste of food packaging ...

Apr 05, 2019  The researchers presented a review on use of recycled plastic in concrete. The review showed the potential for preparing precast concrete elements with recycled plastic aggregates. Moreover, the recycled plastic fibers may be mixed into the concrete for marine construction, pavement surfaces and damage repair works also.

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Potential use of Plastic Waste as Construction Materials ...

Yin S. et al. 2015 Use of macro plastic fibres in concrete: a review Construction and Building Materials 93 180-188. Crossref Google Scholar. Frigione M. 2010 Recycling of PET bottles as fine aggregate in concrete Waste management 30 1101-1106. Crossref Google Scholar.

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Fibre Reinforced Concrete - Sika Concrete

Fibres are an ideal ingredient for improving the performance and durability of concrete and mortar. They increase energy absorption and fire resistance, whilst reducing shrinkage crack, fracture formation and crack widths. The Sika range includes these fibre brands – including micro, macro and steel fibres: SikaFiber® Enduro®. SikaFiber ...

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Fiber Reinforced Concrete Synthetic Fiber Reinforcemet ...

In contrast, Barchip’s high quality polypropylene macro synthetic fiber reinforced concrete will not suffer the effects of corrosion and will maintain performance regardless of exposure conditions. Our concrete fiber is not affected by concrete’s alkali environment and

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Macrofiber Concrete Reinforcement Master Builders Solutions

Macrofiber concrete reinforcement is achieved by adding macrofibers with superior bonding properties to the concrete matrix. The result is crack control and an extended service life of the concrete. Synthetic macrofibers are manufactured from a proprietary blend of polypropylene resins, in compliance with ASTM C 1116/C 1116M.

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Shi YIN Doctor of Engineering James Cook University ...

Plastic macro fibres, inclusive of virgin and recycled plastic fibres, are becoming more popular in the construction of concrete footpaths, precast panels and shotcrete mine tunnels.

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of Synthetic Macro-Fibres in Concrete

Dec 13, 2020  partially filled with concrete; (c) a manual placement of the top fibre; (d) specimen series after concreting. (a) (b) (c) Figure 3. Preliminary pull-out tests of synthetic macro-fibres [37]: (a) fibres protected with plastic sleeve; (b) failure of the fibre samples due

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Effect of Macrofiberson Behavior and Performance of ...

Nov 07, 2018  Macro‐ Fibers Micro‐Fibers –plastic ... MACRO‐Fiber Reinforcement Benefits Concrete Pavements and Overlays • Increasein structural capacity of slab –reduce required slab thickness (e.g., overlays) ... Review of Fiber Reinforced Concrete ...

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Report ISI2013-15 Literature Review on Macro Synthetic ...

between fibre and the concrete matrix while trying to prevent fibre bundling from occurring during the mixing process. Figure 2.1 shows some of the most used fibre geometries for steel fibres. All fibres are either categorised as macro- or micro fibres. The term structural fibres are often used for macro fibres which have lengths between 19-60mm.

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Overview of Macrofiber Software and Guidelines for ...

Dec 05, 2018  Macro‐ Fibers Micro‐Fibers –plastic ... 0 1020 3040 CMOD (mm) Load (kN) PP –6.7 lb/yd3or 0.44% V f Residual strength (e.g., f150= 145 psi) 5. Review of Fiber Reinforced Concrete Literature ... • Use existing concrete pavement design thickness methods ...

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Fiber Reinforced Concrete Association Fiber Types ...

Steel Micro/Macro Blends: A recent development in the field of fiber reinforced concrete has been the combination or blending of steel and/or macro-synthetic fibers with various types of micro-synthetic fibers. These blends help control plastic shrinkage cracking (i.e., micro-synthetics) while also providing concrete with enhanced toughness ...

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Mechanical Properties of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Concrete

8]. The effect of carbon fiber addition on the properties of concrete increases with fiber volume fraction, even with fiber volume fraction as low as 0.2% [9]. Concret~ mixed with carbon fibers shows very low rates of cracking and is effective in controlling plastic shrinkage cracks [1 O]. This reinforcement is superior compared to steel,

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Potential use of Plastic Waste as Construction Materials ...

Yin S. et al. 2015 Use of macro plastic fibres in concrete: a review Construction and Building Materials 93 180-188. Crossref Google Scholar. Frigione M. 2010 Recycling of PET bottles as fine aggregate in concrete Waste management 30 1101-1106. Crossref Google Scholar.

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What Are The Pros And Cons Of Fiber Mesh Concrete ...

Concrete needs to be sturdy and last a long time. One way to help concrete be its best is to use fiber mesh concrete. Fiber mesh concrete involves adding fibers to a ready-made concrete solution. The fibers will help reinforce the solution. Different fibers such as glass, steel, and synthetic or natural fibers are mixed in to form the mesh.

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Fiber-reinforced concrete - Advantages, types and applications

Jul 24, 2020  Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced (PFR) Concrete. Polypropylene fiber reinforced concrete is also known as polypropene or PP. It is a synthetic fiber, transformed from propylene, and used in a variety of applications. These fibers are usually used in concrete to control cracking due to plastic shrinkage and drying shrinkage.

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FIP 8 – Design and Specification of Fiber-Reinforced Concrete

specification. For example, use fiber at a dosage to provide a minimum residual strength, 𝑓𝑓. 150150, of 200 psi (1.4 MPa) in a 4,000 psi (28 MPa) concrete mixture. The fiber dosage will be determined based on ASTM C1609/C1609M data for specific fiber products in a concrete mixture with similar compressive strength. FRC can

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[PDF] Comparison of the Performance of Macro-Polymeric ...

When concrete element is exposed to the environment, it undergoes volumetric contraction due to the drying shrinkage, which when restrained can lead to cracking. Crack width is controlled by the ability of fibers in transmission of stress across the crack opening. In this study the effect of Macro polymeric fibers in controlling drying shrinkage cracking of concrete was investigated and ...

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Difference between Micro and Macro - Euclid Chemical

Macro-synthetic fibers can also provide resistance to plastic shrinkage but will also provide concrete with enhanced durability, toughness and the ability to provide limited structural capacity when properly designed. These fiber products are dosed at amounts that are engineered to

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Shrinkage Behaviour of Fibre Reinforced Concrete with ...

Different types of fibres are often used in concrete to prevent microcracking due to shrinkage, and polypropylene fibres are among the most often used ones. If not prevented, microcracks can lead to the development of larger cracks as drying shrinkage occurs, enabling penetration of aggressive substances from the environment and reducing durability of concrete structures.

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Development of Recycled Polypropylene Plastic Fibres to ...

Broadens readers’ understanding of the reprocessing of polyolefin waste Reviews in detail key recent research into macro plastic fibre-reinforced concrete Offers key insights into the mechanical properties, alkali resistance, and reinforcing effects of recycled polypropylene fibre in concrete Addresses the environmental assessment of using recycled polypropylene fibre to replace virgin ...

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