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Título: GFRP waste reinforced polymer mortars: a new waste management solution for GFRP scrap material
Autor: Ribeiro, M. C. S.
Meira Castro, A C
Fiúza, António
Dinis, M. L.
Silva, Francisco J. G.
Meixedo, João Paulo
Data: 2011
Editora: ELCAS
Resumo: To date, glass fibre reinforced polymer (GFRP) waste recycling is very limited and restricted by thermoset nature of binder matrix and lack of economically viable enduse applications for the recyclates. In this study, efforts were made in order to recycle grinded GFRP waste proceeding from pultrusion production scrap, into new and sustainable composite materials. For this purpose, GFRP waste recyclates, a mix of powdered and fibrous materials, were incorporated into polyester based mortars as fine aggregate and filler replacements, at different load contents (between 4% up to 12% of total mass) and particle size distributions. Potential recycling solution was assessed by mechanical behaviour of resultant GFRP waste modified polymer mortars. Test results revealed that GFRP waste filled polymer mortars present improved flexural and compressive behaviour over unmodified polyester based mortars, thus indicating the feasibility of GFRP waste reuse in concrete-polymer composites.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.22/4921
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