Effect of Waste Foundry Sand, Waste Glass, and Glass Fiber on Mechanical Properties of Concrete
Anand Bhagat1, Vikram Singh2, Ankit Mahajan3
1Anand Bhagat*, Masters in Structural Engineering, Chandigarh University (CU), Mohali, Punjab, India.
2Vikram Singh, Assistant Professor, Chandigarh University (CU), Mohali, Punjab, India.
3Ankit Mahajan, Assistant Professor, Chandigarh University (CU), Mohali, Punjab, India.
Manuscript received on April 20, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on May 01, 2020. | Manuscript published on May 10, 2020. | PP: 628-632 | Volume-9 Issue-7, May 2020. | Retrieval Number: G5490059720/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.G5490.059720
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Abstract: The proposed study present behaviour of concrete with inclusion of waste foundry sand (WFS), waste glass, and glass fiber in different concrete trial mixes. Waste foundry sand (WFS) is basically by-product formed from metal casting industries ferrous or non-ferrous, which due to rapid concrete construction in world used as an alternative of sand. Waste glass can be used in concrete in crushed form as a replacement of aggregate or in powdered form as a replacement of cement, the only problem with waste glass is it is prone to alkali-silica reaction due to different composition of different types of glasses. Glass fiber is added with waste glass and waste foundry sand (WFS) to increase strength. Normal concrete grade M25 (1:1:2) is used for this experimental purpose, different concrete trials were casted which consist of replacement of sand with waste foundry sand in different proportion (0%, 10%, 20%, and 30%). Next trial consists of optimum value of (WFS) with different proportion of waste glass (0%, 10%, and 20%, 30%) as a replacement of fine aggregate. Final trial consists of addition of glass fiber (0%, 0.25%, 0.50%, and 0.75%) in optimum value of second trial. Mechanical properties of concrete compressive strength, split-tensile strength, flexural strength was examined at 7, 14, 28, and 56 days curing period.
Keywords: Waste foundry sand (WFS), Waste glass, Glass fiber, Alkali-silica reaction.
Scope of the Article: Mechanical Maintenance