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The possibilities of recycled concrete aggregate improvement

1. Iva Despotović, Visoka građevinsko - geodetska škola Beograd, Serbia
2. Ksenija Janković, Institut IMS, Serbia
3. Srboljub Stanković, Institute of nuclear sciences VINCA, Serbia

Recycled aggregate consists of the original aggregate and cement mortar layer remaining of the old concrete. Physical and mechanical properties of recycled aggregate dependent on the properties, as well as on the quantity of remaining mortar. Removing and strengthening the adhered mortar are the two main methods for improvement the properties of recycled concrete aggregate. This paper reviews the published improvement methods for recycled concrete aggregate, and points out their advantages and disadvantages so as to facilitate the selection and further development of suitable enhancement methods for recycled concrete aggregate.

Key words: recycled concrete aggregate; adhered cement mortar; improvement

Thematic field: SIMPOZIJUM A - Nauka materije, kondenzovane materije i fizika čvrstog stanja

Date: 04.07.2018.

Contemporary Materials 2018 - Savremeni Materijali


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