Effect of the waste plastic bottles on properties of asphalt

Kalantar, Z. and Karim, M.R. and Abdel Aziz, M. (2011) Effect of the waste plastic bottles on properties of asphalt. In: Proceedings of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies, 20-23 Jun 2011, Jeju, Korea.

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The purpose of this research is to investigate the possibility of using waste Polyethylene Terephthalate as polymer additives in Bituminous binder. The characteristics of PET-modified binder obtained by fix mixing temperature, was investigated. The binders were prepared by mixing the PET in 2%, 4%, 6%, 8% and 10% (by the weight of optimum bitumen) with 80/100 penetration grade bitumen at temperature of 150 ºC. It may be inferred that PET modified bituminous binders provide better resistance against permanent deformations due to their higher G*/sin d and . their higher softening point when compared to conventional binders. Using PET-modified binders also contribute to the recirculation of plastic waste, as well as to the protection of the environment.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Polyethylene Terephthalate, modified bitumen, binder test.
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Mr. Mohd Samsul Ismail
Date Deposited: 16 Feb 2015 08:10
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2015 08:10
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/12755

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