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recycling of polyethylene waste to produce plastic cement

recycling of polyethylene waste to produce plastic cement

Recycling of Polyethylene Waste to Produce Plastic Cement ...

Jan 01, 2017  The results show that there is a possibility to produce plastic cement from polyethylene waste and Portland cement by using 60% and 40%, respectively. In addition, their density was decreased, ductility increased, and the workability improved, which lead to produce lightweight materials. © 2016 The Authors.

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Recycling of Polyethylene Waste to Produce Plastic Cement

The results show that there is a possibility to produce plastic cement. from pol yethyle ne waste a nd Portla nd cement by us ing 60% and 4 0%, respe ctively. In additi on, their de nsity was de ...

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Recycling of plastic wastes with poly (ethylene-co ...

Apr 01, 2018  Recycling of polyethylene waste to produce plastic cement Proc. Manuf. , 8 ( 2017 ) , pp. 635 - 642 , 10.1016/j.promfg.2017.02.081 Article Download PDF

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Recycling polypropylene and polyethylene wastes in ...

Mar 08, 2021  However, porosity and capillarity coefficient increase , V) high density polyethylene waste (wHDPE) obtained from packages, including bottle and food crates, was mixed (10–80 vol%) with cement for to produce plastic cement. The results show improvement on the ductility and the workability, but the density decrease (15%).

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Re-Use of Polyethylene Plastic Waste In Concrete

paper presents a comparative study of compressive strength of concrete made by mixing of plastic bags as concrete constituent. This study focuses on the use of polyethylene plastic bags of 20 micron thick in M25 concrete. Plastic was added 0% to 1.2% by volume. The compressive - strength was compared for manually cut and shredded plastic form.

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Eco-friendly concrete containing recycled plastic as ...

May 01, 2020  Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles were used. The waste PET bottles have a thickness of 1–1.5 mm. The bottles were washed to remove the impurities, and then blade mill was used to grind the plastic to the size of 4–0.075 mm. Fig. 2 shows the PET waste after crushing and shredding. Uncrushed natural sand was used in this study.

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(PDF) Sustainable Solid Waste Recycling

In this research, high density polyethylene waste is mixed with Portland cement to investigate the possibility to produce plastic cement, and study the effect of replacing sand by fine ...

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MIT students fortify concrete by adding recycled plastic ...

Oct 25, 2017  Would irradiating plastic actually work to strengthen concrete? To answer that question, the students first obtained flakes of polyethylene terephthalate — plastic material used to make water and soda bottles — from a local recycling facility. Schaefer and Ortega manually sorted through the flakes to remove bits of metal and other debris.

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Literature Review on Different Plastic Waste Materials Use ...

They have collected waste plastic from plastic manufacture plant consist of 80% polyethylene and 20% polystyrene which was crushed (varying length of 0.15-12mm and width of 0.15-4mm). Concrete mix were produce with ordinary Portland cement, fine

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The Development of a Concrete Block Containing PET Plastic ...

The amount of decrease in strength was greater in the use of PP, PF and PC, respectively. [38] produced bricks with cement/aggregate (sand and plastic) ratios between 1:1 -1:6, water/binder ratio ...

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Recycling of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic ...

derivable from its application. Furthermore, the effects of recycling PET plastic bottle wastes produced in North Central Nigeria in bituminous asphaltic concrete (BAC) used in flexible pavement construction were also evaluated. The mix design consists of 60/70 penetration-grade asphaltic concrete (5%), 68% coarse aggregate, 6% fine

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Recycling and Reusing Polyethylene Waste as Antistatic and ...

ene (PE) waste to produce plastic cement [6]. In this work, the PE waste was mixed at different percentages with Port-land cement by replacing sand and lightweight materials were produced, and at a certain percentage of PE, there was improvement in product ductility and workability. There are also many reports of recycling PE-based plastics in the

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Recycling and Reusing Polyethylene Waste as Antistatic and ...

Jun 13, 2020  However, reuse of plastic wastes by recycling is the most important way to protect the environment from these waste products. The drawback associated with this is the deterioration of mechanical properties . Jassim has studied the recycling of polyethylene (PE) waste to produce plastic cement . In this work, the PE waste was mixed at different ...

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MIT students fortify concrete by adding recycled plastic ...

Oct 25, 2017  Would irradiating plastic actually work to strengthen concrete? To answer that question, the students first obtained flakes of polyethylene terephthalate — plastic material used to make water and soda bottles — from a local recycling facility. Schaefer and Ortega manually sorted through the flakes to remove bits of metal and other debris.

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Sustainable Solid Waste Recycling IntechOpen

Nov 29, 2017  Different percentages of fine polyethylene waste are used to produce plastic cement. The ranges of polyethylene used are 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 50, 60 and 80% of the mixing materials with fixed water content of 25% . Portland cement and fine polyethylene waste are mixed with water to get a homogeneous concrete to cast on the small mould.

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Recycling plastic waste to make bricks that are stronger ...

Recycling plastic waste to make bricks that are stronger than concrete. Materials engineer and Gjenge Makers founder Nzambi Matee is transforming plastic waste into bricks that are lighter and five to seven times stronger than concrete. As I like saying you have to be true to ‘your why’. ‘Why are you doing this?

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Mechanical Properties of Concrete Using Recycled Plastic

valuable product and to solve the problem of dumping the tons of plastic waste, also PET bottles not used to produce any recycled material locally in Gaza Strip due to the difficulties in recycling it. A series of four concrete mixes were prepared with replacement ratios of PET 0%, 15%, 30%, and 45% by volume of natural aggregate.

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How Paving with Plastic Could Make a Dent in the Global ...

Feb 11, 2021  It calls for Ghanaians to strive for a circular model, to recycle and reuse as much plastic waste as they produce each year — roughly 1.1 million tons — by 2030. Barely 5 percent of the 5,000 tons of plastic that Ghanaians discard each day makes it to recycling facilities.

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Concrete Products with Waste's Plastic Material (Bottle ...

Plastic material is not easily biodegradable even after a long period, in fact a wide variety of waste materials can be utilized as inert in matrix cement. In this paper we have focused the attention on the use of plastic material particles incorporated as aggregate in concrete and we have evaluated the chemical, physical and mechanical properties

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Kenyan recycles plastic waste into bricks stronger than ...

Feb 02, 2021  The plastic waste is mixed with sand, heated and then compressed into bricks, which are sold at varying prices, depending on thickness and colour. Their common grey bricks cost 850 Kenyan ...

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Plastic Concrete: Building Bricks Made From Landfill Waste

Sep 21, 2009  Plastic Concrete. Plastic Concrete. 2 of 3. Recent RPI Masters of Architecture graduate Henry Miller has devised a way to reuse waste plastic as an aggregate in cement

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Civil Engineering Engineers Journal

Civil engineering section of the Engineers Journal . Most buildings were designed for an earlier climate – here’s what will happen as global warming accelerates

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(PDF) Use of plastic waste as aggregate in cement mortar ...

Use of plastic waste as aggregate in cement mortar and concrete preparation: A review. Download. Related Papers. VALORISATION OF WASTE EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE IN CONCRETE USING A NOVEL RECYCLING TECHNIQUE. By Bengin Erki and Jamal Khatib. A REVIEW ON THE USE OF POLYETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATE (PET) AS AGGREGATES IN CONCRETE.

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UK study shows waste plastic can replace sand in concrete ...

Sep 14, 2018  “The research was focused on adding enough plastic so as to make the additions worthwhile in terms of providing a use for the waste, but at the same time not so much as to reduce the concrete strength to an extent which makes it too weak for structural applications,” Dr Richard Ball, from Bath’s Department of Architecture Civil Engineering, told The Engineer. “10 per cent by volume ...

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Recycling of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic ...

derivable from its application. Furthermore, the effects of recycling PET plastic bottle wastes produced in North Central Nigeria in bituminous asphaltic concrete (BAC) used in flexible pavement construction were also evaluated. The mix design consists of 60/70 penetration-grade asphaltic concrete (5%), 68% coarse aggregate, 6% fine

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Recycling and Reusing Polyethylene Waste as Antistatic and ...

Jun 13, 2020  However, reuse of plastic wastes by recycling is the most important way to protect the environment from these waste products. The drawback associated with this is the deterioration of mechanical properties . Jassim has studied the recycling of polyethylene (PE) waste to produce plastic cement . In this work, the PE waste was mixed at different ...

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Plastic wastes: environmental hazard and instrument for ...

Oct 01, 2020  Recycling plastic waste products is the most resourceful approach to managing solid waste, and it could also be perceived as a recent illustration for actualizing the concept of industrial ecology. It can be seen as a business opportunity and used as a solution to creating health. ... Recycling of polyethylene waste to produce plastic cement ...

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Recycling plastic waste in cement composites: An analysis ...

Apr 23, 2019  The structural performance of concrete containing plastic waste can be maintained with a suitable mix design [5]. Plastics such as polyethylene terephthalate (PET), high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and low-density PE (LDPE) have attracted much attention over the last years however, they have not yet been widely adopted in construction.

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Cement's solution to plastic waste - CEMBUREAU

Apr 09, 2018  “Other industries may produce waste; the cement and concrete industry produces solutions.” Portland Cement Association "The environmental benefits of a concrete mix with replacement plastic is quite specific to location, but it provides one solution for plastic waste," Dr. Orr says, adding that the innovation also has the potential to save ...

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(PDF) Use of plastic waste as aggregate in cement mortar ...

Use of plastic waste as aggregate in cement mortar and concrete preparation: A review. Download. Related Papers. VALORISATION OF WASTE EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE IN CONCRETE USING A NOVEL RECYCLING TECHNIQUE. By Bengin Erki and Jamal Khatib. A REVIEW ON THE USE OF POLYETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATE (PET) AS AGGREGATES IN CONCRETE.

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How Paving with Plastic Could Make a Dent in the Global ...

Feb 11, 2021  It calls for Ghanaians to strive for a circular model, to recycle and reuse as much plastic waste as they produce each year — roughly 1.1 million tons — by 2030. Barely 5 percent of the 5,000 tons of plastic that Ghanaians discard each day makes it to recycling facilities.

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Cement additive producer turns focus to plastic waste ...

May 06, 2020  Maitland, Fla.-headquartered Cement Lock wants to source hard-to-recycle plastics as a fuel for a cement admixture. The company aims to commercialize with facilities around the country, and under the company’s plan, each would have two kilns capable of consuming 100 tons per day of plastic, said Al Hendricks, CEO of Cement Lock.

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Recycling of melamine formaldehyde waste as fine aggregate ...

reported on the recycling of thermosetting plastic waste in lightweight concrete. Thus, it would be very interesting to recycle thermosetting plastic waste to produce cement composites, which might be one of the best solutions for disposing of plastic waste of

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The Plastic Waste Problem and The Challenges of Plastic ...

Sep 02, 2020  From the onset of plastic recycling in the 1980s to the present, the portion of plastic products that were recycled increased by an average of 0.7% per year. As of the end of 2015, a staggering 55% of all plastic products end up in landfills. This corresponds to about 4600 million tons of accumulated plastic waste over the years.

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Plastic Waste Pollution Worsen by the COVID-19 Pandemic ...

Indeed, blending demolition waste and polyethylene plastic granules with up to 5% content is found convenient for road construction material [26]. Moreover, researchers as Jassim [27] explored the chance of generating plastic cements from polyethylene waste and Portland cement with ratio proportion of 3:2, respectively.

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UK study shows waste plastic can replace sand in concrete ...

Sep 14, 2018  “The research was focused on adding enough plastic so as to make the additions worthwhile in terms of providing a use for the waste, but at the same time not so much as to reduce the concrete strength to an extent which makes it too weak for structural applications,” Dr Richard Ball, from Bath’s Department of Architecture Civil Engineering, told The Engineer. “10 per cent by volume ...

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Experimental Investigation of Making a Composite Material ...

Plastic waste has been a major issue regarding waste in the world today. Plastic production in the world has reached 8300 million metric tons (Mt) from 1950 to 2015 and of about 6,300 Mt turned into waste. The development of industry and technology is often accompanied by the emergence of environmental impact issue. Encompassed plastic waste in nature causes problems, as it can drift from the ...

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Environmental and Cost Advantages of Using Polyethylene ...

Solid waste disposal is an alarming problem in most African countries. Plastic wastes like Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) bottles and powdered wastes like fly ash are severely persisting environmental hazards. They are brutally polluting the water bodies, landfills, as well as the atmosphere. The construction industry has been working towards improving concrete quality by developing ...

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