Performance of Steel Fibers in Polymer Concrete
Aditya Nayak1, S. Vinay Babu2, N. Venkata Ramana3

1Aditya Nayak*, M. Tech Student, Department of Highway Technology, VTU PG Centre, Kalaburagi, Karnataka, India.
2S. Vinay Babu, Ph.D Scholar, Civil Engineering, JNTUA Ananthapuramu, Andhra Pradesh, India.
3Dr. N. Venkata Ramana, Associate Professor, Department of Studies in Civil Engineering, VTU PG Centre, Kalaburagi, Karnataka, India. 

Manuscript received on September 18, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 24 September, 2019. | Manuscript published on October 10, 2019. | PP: 576-577 | Volume-8 Issue-12, October 2019. | Retrieval Number: L34561081219/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.L3456.1081219
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Abstract: This article presents the effect of fibers in the polymer concrete. The concrete was designed with M25 grade concrete and 10% of Bisfenol –A was added to produce polymer concrete. Few mixes are planned with incorporation of steel fibers in the proportion of 1 and 2% by volume. In all the mixes manufacture sand was used instead of river sand. The tests are conducted to estimate compressive, split and flexural strengths. From the results it is noticed that, the strengths are increasing with incorporation of polymer and steel fibers.
Keywords: Bisfenol-A, Crimped Steel fibers, M-Sand, Strength tests
Scope of the Article: Concrete Structures