Development of Paver Block by Using Foundry Sand Based Geopolymer Concrete

  • Kewal ME student (CTM) Department of Civil Engineering, NITTTR Chandigarh
  • Sanjay K. Sharma Professor & HOD, NITTTR Chandigarh
  • Himmi Gupta Assistant Professor NITTTR Chandigarh
Keywords: Foundry sand, Compressive Strength, Water Absorption, Geopolymer paver block

Abstract

Foundry sand is high quality silica sand with uniform physical characteristics. It is a byproduct of ferrous and nonferrous metal casting industries, where sand has been used for centuries as a molding material because of its thermal conductivity. Applications of foundry sand in Geopolymer Paver block, which is technically, sound, environmentally safe for sustainable development. In this study, partially replacement of fine aggregate in Geopolymer paver block by used foundry sand for determining the change in the compressive strength of paver blocks and cost of paver block. Partial replacement of fine aggregate in different percentage as like 0%, 20%, 40%, 60%,80% and 100%. The compressive strength has been determined at the end of 7, 14 and 28 days and water absorption test has been determined at 28 days.

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Published
2015-12-17
How to Cite
Kewal, Sanjay K. Sharma, & Himmi Gupta. (2015). Development of Paver Block by Using Foundry Sand Based Geopolymer Concrete. Journal on Today’s Ideas - Tomorrow’s Technologies, 3(2), 129-144. https://doi.org/10.15415/jotitt.2015.32009
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