Synthesis and characterization of PET polymer resin for your application in concrete

ANDRES, CASTRO and F. GUADALUPE, CABRERA and J. LUIS ALMARAL-, SANCHEZ and J. MANUEL GOMEZ, -SOBERON and J. MIGUEL MENDIVIL-, ESCALANTE and RAMON CORRAL, -HIGUERA and S. PAOLA, ARREDONDO-REA (2014) Synthesis and characterization of PET polymer resin for your application in concrete. In: Second International Conference on Advances In Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering- ACSEE 2014, 25 - 26 October 2014, Zurich, Switzerland.

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Abstract

Due to the problem that represents the accelerated production of waste from the consumption of polyethylene terephthalate (PET), it becomes necessary to look for alternative solutions; chemical recycling is a suitable method for conversion into a material with potential application in concrete additive, such as are unsaturated polyester resins; with the above improvements, and conservation of non-renewable raw materials can reduce the environmental impact. This investigation was focused on obtaining the synthesis of a polymeric resin by the method of glycolysis, and their characterization by Infrared Spectroscopy (FT-IR); the results show that the recycled materials (PET and its processing) are similar to reagents made from primary materials so that it is considered feasible to use in the intended application.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: concrete admixtures, glycolysis, polymeric resins, polyethylene terephthalate
Depositing User: Mr. John Steve
Date Deposited: 29 May 2019 12:23
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 12:23
URI: http://publications.theired.org/id/eprint/2991

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