Possibilities of Using Alternative Materials as a Substitute Binder or Filler into Composites


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This article reports on the possibilities of using selected alternative materials like hemp fibres, MgO-cement, recycled concrete, fly ash and steel slag as binder or filler replacement in composite materials in civil engineering production. These binder or filler substitutes were mixed into composites and their compressive strength was tested. The paper is divided into four parts providing the results of experiments. In first part strength parameters of lightweight composites based on natural fibres (hemp hurds) and alternative binder (MgO-cement) are presented. Compressive strength values of concrete samples with partial replacement of cement with mechanochemically activated coal fly ash are given. The third and forth part is aimed to utilization of recycled concrete and steel slag as a natural aggregate replacement in concrete mixture for purpose of structural concrete and surface roads.



Edited by:

Hao Gong and K.M. Gupta




N. Števulová et al., "Possibilities of Using Alternative Materials as a Substitute Binder or Filler into Composites", Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 1105, pp. 31-35, 2015

Online since:

May 2015




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