Compressive Strength of Lightweight Concrete

2.1 LWC including recycled lightweight aggregate. In 2013, a research was conducted on producing concrete containing recycled aggregates obtained from crushed structural and nonstructural lightweight concrete . The mechanical properties of this concrete …

FHWA Lightweight Concrete in Highway Infrastructure

Lightweight concrete was used in the deck of the Morganton Bridge to reduce deck weight so that the existing columns and foundations could be retained. Photo: Carolina Stalite Co. Georgia Department of Transportation achieved a 20% decrease in shipping weight using girders with a 10.0 ksi compressive strength lightweight concrete.

Green Building with Concrete Floors

In a typical home environment, decorative concrete floors are very low-maintenance, requiring only periodic sweeping or wet mopping (see Caring for Concrete Floors). Green Concrete Floor Color Chart. Here is a sample of possible colors for concrete using environmentally friendly concrete stains.

Sakrete Concrete | Mortar & Stucco | High-Strength Concrete

Sakrete is an industry leader in construction products and has been the pro's choice for concrete and mortar mix since 1936. Find out where to buy our products near you!

Influence of Ground Clay Brick on the Properties of Fresh and

This paper aims to investigate influence of ground cay brick as filler or as aggregate on the workability and compressive strength of self-compacting lightweight concrete. Ground red brick was combined with other additives like: silica fume, stone powder and filler which was obtained by recycling old concrete.

Recycled Plastic and Cork Waste for Structural Lightweight

The use of waste materials as lightweight aggregates in concrete is highly recommended in seismic risk areas and environmentally recommended. However, reaching the strength needed for the concrete to be used structurally may be challenging. In this study four dosages were assayed: the first two-specimen had high cement content (550 and 700 kg/m3 respectively), Nanosilica, fly ash and ...

Green building materials that are alternatives to concrete

Jul 07, 2016 · Mycelium can be encouraged to grow around a composite of other natural materials, like ground up straw, in molds or forms, then air-dried to create lightweight and strong bricks or other shapes. AshCrete is a concrete alternative that uses fly ash instead of traditional cement. By using fly ash, a by-product of burning coal, 97 percent of ...

QuickBase - Lightweight Foundation System

This pioneering modular lightweight foundation system combines the highest quality construction with innovative, technical, environmental benefits as well as cost and time savings. QuickBase is based on helical screw piles, which support lightweight, part-recycled plastic ground beams connected via a series of push-fit joints to form a frame.

Fibre Reinforced Concrete - Plastic, Steel & Poly

Hanson FibrecreteA range of fibre reinforced concreteHanson Fibrecrete is a range of fibre reinforced concrete. It incorporates fibre technology, added at the batching plant to enhance concrete performance and durability. Hanson Fibrecrete is available from all of our static and mobile production plants.Plastic Fibre Reinforced Concrete (Structural)Structural fibres (plastic) are manufactured ...


THE SUSTAINABLE PREFABRICATED WALL PANEL SYSTEM MADE OF RECYCLED AGGREGATES Bojan Milovanovic (1), Nina Stirmer (1) and Ivana Milicevic (2) (1) Department of materials, Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Zagreb, Croatia (2) Department for materials and structures, Faculty of Civil Engineering, The Josip Juraj

Structural Lightweight Concrete Roof Decks

Apr 01, 2015 · With standard structural concrete the aggregate used is sand and stone. With structural lightweight concrete a mix of shale, slate, slag and clay are used and, with this mix, the aggregate is fully saturated prior to mixing. The end result of the structural lightweight mix is a deck that can be 20-25% lighter than standard structural concrete.

Insulated Concrete Blocks: InsulTech Insulation Blocks & CMUs

About InsulTech System™ The patented InsulTech™ Insulated Concrete Masonry System (ICMS) is a complete thermally-broken, continuous-insulated system that delivers unmatched masonry thermal performance rated at R-16.2 – far exceeding today’s most stringent code requirements.

PAVERDECK | TILEDECK | Lifetime Maintenance-Free Decks Decking

Paverdeck is maintenance-free, fireproof, has a long lifespan, light weight, and superior strength – which make it an ideal investment for residential decks, commercial patios, rooftop terraces, docks, storm water management, and other projects.

Better lightweight concrete with recycled glass • Aggregate

Poraver enhances concrete flow and handling and, unlike conventional lightweight aggregates, does not require pre-soaking. Lightweight concrete is not a new concept, but the materials usually used to make it create challenges in processing and handling. Conventional lightweight aggregate is porous and absorbs large quantities of liquid.

Development of a Lightweight Low-Carbon Footprint Concrete

Recycling practices also can decrease the environmental and economical impact of manufacturing the materials from virgin resources, which reduces the overall carbon footprint of industrial materials and processes. This study examined the use of waste materials such as crushed glass, ground tire rubber, and recycled aggregate in concrete.

16 in. x 16 in. Flat Rock Grey Plastic Resin Lightweight Duty

Emsco Group Outdoor's lightweight duty Flat Rock Patio Pavers are made of plastic resin so they resist cracking or breaking. The pavers are Lightweight and easy to install with their unique Tooth construction that enables you to tap them into most ground surfaces or just walk over them to secure.

Envirolite Concrete

Enviro lite Lightweight concrete products are environmentally friendly and easy to install utilising our new interlocking block technology. Our focus and drive is to manufacture products of the highest standard using only recycled polystyrene aggregate.


for steel fibre reinforced lightweight concrete (SFRLC). project will help address that This and lead to sustainable and innovative seismic design solutions in the future. Keywords: Recycled lightweight concrete, Hooked-end steel fibres, ABAQUS, Ductility, Flexural beam test, Pullout.

UG-Mat Blast Furnace Slag | Recycled Materials Resource Center

Blast Furnace Slag - Portland Cement Concrete INTRODUCTION Ground granulated blast furnace slag (GGBFS) has been used for many years as a supplementary cementitious material in Portland cement concrete, either as a mineral admixture or as a component of blended cement. The use of GGBFS in Portland cement is governed by AASHTO M302 (1). Three ...

FastSlab ground floor renovation system

The FastSlab Ground Floor system is designed to make it quick and easy to replace existing suspended ground floors with an insulated concrete or screeded floor. This gives the solid feel of a concrete ground floor with the benefit of maintaining the ventilated void beneath to prevent moisture issues in the existing walls.


Special stockpiles of material are maintained in a pre-wet or saturated condition for pumping of lightweight concrete. Mix Design Contact DiGeronimo Aggregates for mix designs and technical support when preparing for a lightweight concrete project. Haydite representatives work with lightweight concrete mix designs and pumping on a daily basis.

Decorative Round Stepping Stones

Create a Unique Landscape Accent with our Recycled Rubber Stepping Stones. Stepping stone resembles real flagstone. Create an attractive pathway or patio. Sturdy yet lightweight and easy to install. Recycled rubber stepping stones are a lightweight, easy-to-install and durable option for creating a unique pathway, ...

ARA – Allied Recycled Aggregates

Allied Recycled Aggregates produces hundreds of thousands of tons of recycled concrete and asphalt each year. Our recycled material prices are some of the most competitive.

Lightweight concrete with EVA recycled aggregate for impact

on floors. Three types of concrete with three different mix proportions were evaluated. The method adopted includes the characterization of water absorption, voids and density of the samples. The experimental study of noise impact followed the procedures of ISO 140. The results indicate that the lightweight concrete with EVA recycled aggregate

Lightweight Concrete with Expanded Glass

This paper 1) describes an experimental study aimed at developing a structural lightweight concrete with expanded glass particles and silica fume that is suitable for structural applications and; 2) evaluates microstructural changes in wet conditions and resistance to the action of aggressive ions in the expanded glass particles.

New Nautilus Evo - Permanent void former for lightweight

Permanent void former for lightweight bidirectional slabs. NEW NAUTILUS EVO is the modular formwork made of recycled polypropylene (PP) designed to lighten reinforced concrete slabs poured on-site. The concept is to recreate a classic bidirectional slab designed to produce large spans and reduced thickness.

3 in. H x 30 in. W x 30 in. D Condenser Pad

Save yourself all the work that's involved with pouring a concrete pad with this eco-friendly, lightweight pad. Simply level the ground and set the pad in place for same day installations. The satin black color looks great with most landscape applications, and the durable construction will not crack or warp.


• To compare the compressive strength and Density of Recycled Plastics used as Coarse Aggregate for Constructional Concrete with the Conventional concrete • To know its applications in construction industry. • To reduce the pressure on naturally availability materials by replacing it with Recycled plastic aggregate

Recycling Waste Thermoplastic for Making Lightweight Bricks

fisheries and tourism, choke drainage system, obstruct water seepage under the ground, reduce soil fertility. Large-scale use of recycled plastic in ecofriendly construction materials such as bricks and concrete may lead to sustainable management of this waste material (Hama and Hillal, 2017).

Better Lightweight Concrete With Recycled Glass

Apr 18, 2016 · Concrete does not have to be heavy to be strong. Poraver is an innovative lightweight aggregate that can reduce concrete weight by up to 50% with good compressive strength. Made from post-consumer ...

Lightweight concrete with recycled ground expanded

This article describes the possibilities in using recycled, ground expanded polystyrene (EPS) as aggregate for lightweight concretes as thermal insulation or as a structural concrete. The article presents a rich experience and provides explanation on the benefits of using ground EPS aggregate compared to virgin EPS beads in making lightweight concrete.

Gardening on Concrete With Raised Beds and Patio Containers

Apr 21, 2017 · Concrete is alkaline. Over time, this may affect the soil in your raised beds. Test periodically with pH meter and adjust as required.; Raised beds built on dark pavement will usually have higher moisture needs than those built on a lawn or natural substrate.


Oct 25, 2012 · The subject of the invention is a heat-insulating, fire-proof, water-resistant, permeable-to-air, flexible lightweight concrete with a volume-density below 500 kg/m 3, made with polystyrene pearl, which is equally suitable for heat-, and sound-insulation of walls and slabs, as well as decreasing their water permeability or water-absorbing capacity, as well as increasing their resistance to ...

Influence of Ground Clay Brick on the Properties of Fresh

This paper aims to investigate influence of ground cay brick as filler or as aggregate on the workability and compressive strength of self-compacting lightweight concrete. Ground red brick was combined with other additives like: silica fume, stone powder and filler which was obtained by recycling old concrete. For this purpose, several mixtures of self-compacting concrete were …

Different Ways to Use Recycled Concrete | Home Guides

Different Ways to Use Recycled Concrete. A walkway made from broken pieces of recycled concrete allows gaps for the soil to absorb rain. Digital Vision./Digital Vision/Getty Images.

Structural Lightweight Concrete Containing Recycled

Nov 15, 2017 · Abstract. In this paper, Structural Lightweight Concrete (SLC) containing Recycled Lightweight Aggregate (RLA) is described. Damaged lightweight concrete was used as RLA by crushing it into fine particles, and used to replace fine limestone aggregate of up to 45% by weight.

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