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Plastic in Concrete


Sheetal Nalbilwar , Y. B. Patil Polytechnic, Akurdi, Pune; Amol Ambekar, Y. B. Patil Polytechnic, Akurdi, Pune; Prathmesh Gavate, Y. B. Patil Polytechnic, Akurdi, Pune; Abhiraj Chavan, Y. B. Patil Polytechnic, Akurdi, Pune; Suraj Kapre, Y. B. Patil Polytechnic, Akurdi, Pune


Non-Biodegradable, Plastic, Concrete


Today Environmental challenge is to dispose of waste plastic. The use of plastic has been increased day by day at all levels in the industry as well as domestic level. This waste plastic remains in environment for 1000 years and are not biodegradable and that is why its quantity is getting accumulated each year. The present work, the concrete is made by adding waste plastic in shredded form. As per mix design concrete is prepared by addition of varying quantity of shredded plastic. All the materials like cement, sand, coarse aggregate and plastic is taken as per IS code. Finally concrete is tested for 7 days, 14 days and 28 days. The results of compressive strength of concrete with different percentage of plastic are compared.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV7I80085
Published in: Volume : 7, Issue : 8
Publication Date: 01/11/2019
Page(s): 54-54

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