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Fibre reinforced concrete entirely made from recycled construction waste, synthetic fibres, cement and water and its practical utilisation



Author(s): J. Vodicka, V. Vytlacilova
Paper category: Conference
Book title: 8th RILEM International Symposium on Fiber Reinforced Concrete: challenges and opportunities (BEFIB 2012)
Editor(s): Joaquim A.O. Barros
Print ISBN: 978-2-35158-132-2
e-ISBN: 978-2-35158-133-9
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Pages: 560 - 570
Total Pages: 10
Language: English


Abstract: 
Utilisation of construction and demolition waste in production of structural concretes is still questionable. Use of fibres for enhancement of material properties and rejection of uncertainties is a hopeful solution for use of the recycled materials as aggregate in concrete. The paper will introduce possibilities of combination of fibres and waste aggregate and examples of its use in practical applications. Complex approach to utilisation of construction waste is an interesting offer for building industry contactors. Procedure of production of fibre reinforced concrete with recycled aggregate and proposed manners of manufacturing for some structural applications will be presented. Results of experiments will be shown and way of testing will be discussed for particular applications. The economical benefits and cost effectiveness will be evaluated for particular practical applications.


Online publication: 2013
Publication Type: full_text
Public price (Euros): 0.00