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Study on the use of Recycled Aggregate in concrete

Journal: International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Research Technology (IJESRT) (Vol.2, No. 2)

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Page : 136-142

Keywords : processing the used material for use in creating new product.;

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Recycling is the act of processing the used material for use in creating new product. The usage of natural aggregate is getting more and more intense with the advanced development in infrastructu of natural aggregate, recycled aggregate can be used as the replacement materials. Recycled aggregate are comprised of crushed, graded inorganic particles processed from the materials that have been used in the constru demolition debris. These materials are generally from buildings, roads, bridges, and sometimes even from catastrophes, such as wars and earthquakes.Traditionally, the application of recycled aggregate is used as landfill. Nowadays, the applications of recycled aggregate in construction areas are wide. The applications are different from country to country. Recycled aggregate have been used as concrete kerb and gutter mix in Australia. According to Building Innovation & Construction Technology (19 recycled sand are used for concrete kerb and gutter mix in the Lent hall Street project in Sydney.

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