Utilization of Cenosphere in Manufacturing of Fly Ash Brick
R. Premkumar, Ramesh Babu Chokkalingam, B. Subha, S. Pattu Sandhiyadownload PDF
Abstract. Our project was built with cenosphere material and low-density brick. The cenosphere bricks may be lighter and stronger than traditional fly ash bricks. Cement is used to replace the cenosphere in fly ash bricks in the following proportions: 230mm x 100mm x 75mm sample size for blend percentage of cenosphere, fly ash, and quarry dust. The results show how compressive strength and water absorption vary with curing age for mixed proportions of the materials mentioned previously. Then we can use the 230mm x 100mm x 75mm specimen size to cast bricks with various mix proportions of cenosphere, fly ash, and quarry dust. The weight, compressive strength, and water absorption of the cenosphere with various proportions of fly ash bricks were then compared. Via comprehensive laboratory work, this investigation is primarily based on optimizing the compressive strength of newly formed bricks thus minimizing weight density and water absorption. A definitive goal of undertaking this point as project work is to recognize factors influencing the different properties of bricks.
Cenosphere, Low Density, Compressive Strength, Water Absorption
Published online 8/15/2021, 8 pages
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Citation: R. Premkumar, Ramesh Babu Chokkalingam, B. Subha, S. Pattu Sandhiya, Utilization of Cenosphere in Manufacturing of Fly Ash Brick, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 19, pp 100-107, 2021
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