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Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced Concrete : An Overview

Recently, however the development of polypropylene fiber-reinforced concrete (PFRC) has provided a technical basis for improving these deficiencies. This paper presents an overview of the effect of polypropylene (PP) fibers on various properties of concrete in fresh and hardened state such as compressive strength, tensile strength, flexural ...

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polypropylene fiber reinforced for concrete - pp fiber

Prolypropilene fiber. Polypropylene fiber reinforced for concrete (pp fiber) Polypropylene fiber is also known as polypropene or PP fiber. These fibers are produced using advanced centrifugal spinning technology, with the addition of heavy weight additives and special surface treatments. PP fiber has high durability so it's widely applied in ...

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Polypropylene fiber reinforced concrete and its ...

Jun 01, 2021  Polypropylene fibers (PPF) are polymer fibers type which EN 14889-2 [] defines as straight or deformed fragments of extruded, oriented, and cut polymer material ().Two types of PPF can be distinguished according to EN 14889-2 []: microfibers and macrofibers.Primarily, they differ in the length but more importantly in the function that they perform in the concrete.

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STUDY THE EFFECT OF POLYPROPYLENE FIBER IN CONCRETE

The fiber dispersion into concrete is one of the technique to improve the building properties of concrete. Polypropylene fibers are synthetic fibers obtained as a by-product from textile industry. These are available in different aspect ratios and are cheap in cost. Polypropylene fibers are characterized by low specific gravity and low cost.

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Properties of Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced Concrete

Nov 01, 1993  An experimental research investigation of the fresh and hardened material properties of fibrillated polypropylene fiber reinforced concrete is reported. Fiber lengths were -1/2 and -3/4 in., and volume fractions were 0.1, 0.3, and 0.5 percent. Fiber effects on concrete properties were assessed.

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polypropylene fiber reinforced for concrete - pp fiber

Prolypropilene fiber. Polypropylene fiber reinforced for concrete (pp fiber) Polypropylene fiber is also known as polypropene or PP fiber. These fibers are produced using advanced centrifugal spinning technology, with the addition of heavy weight additives and special surface treatments. PP fiber has high durability so it's widely applied in ...

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Polypropylene fiber reinforced concrete and its ...

Jun 01, 2021  Polypropylene fibers (PPF) are polymer fibers type which EN 14889-2 [] defines as straight or deformed fragments of extruded, oriented, and cut polymer material ().Two types of PPF can be distinguished according to EN 14889-2 []: microfibers and macrofibers.Primarily, they differ in the length but more importantly in the function that they perform in the concrete.

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STUDY THE EFFECT OF POLYPROPYLENE FIBER IN CONCRETE

The fiber dispersion into concrete is one of the technique to improve the building properties of concrete. Polypropylene fibers are synthetic fibers obtained as a by-product from textile industry. These are available in different aspect ratios and are cheap in cost. Polypropylene fibers are characterized by low specific gravity and low cost.

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Concrete reinforced with polypropylene fibers

Concrete reinforced with polypropylene fibers Used as secondary reinforcement, plastic fibers help reduce shrinkage and control cracking Polypropylene fibers are manufactured in small, fibrillated bundles (left). In mixing the concrete, the bundles open up and the individual fibers are sheared

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Influence of Polypropylene Fiber on Strength of Concrete

to the fact that the polypropylene fiber will effectively hold the micro cracks in concrete mass. The percentage increase in the compressive strength for the cubes with polypropylene fiber 1%, 1.5% and 2% compared to the cubes without polypropylene fiber are 4%, 5.6% and 12 % respectively.

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Properties of Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced Concrete

Nov 01, 1993  An experimental research investigation of the fresh and hardened material properties of fibrillated polypropylene fiber reinforced concrete is reported. Fiber lengths were -1/2 and -3/4 in., and volume fractions were 0.1, 0.3, and 0.5 percent. Fiber effects on concrete properties were assessed.

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STRENGTH PROPERTIES OF POLYPROPYLENE FIBER

fibers to the concrete. Two kinds of fiber that very often used in the concrete are: steel fiber and polypropylene fiber [2]. The evaporation of concrete surface water is a factor in creating the contract paste fracture in concrete which leads to the formation of tension stress since the concrete

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EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION ON POLYPROPYLENE FIBER ...

polypropylene fiber into the concrete mix. The paper shows the experimental results of compressive strength, Split tensile strength, Flexural strength with the addition of 0.5%, 1%, 1.5%, and 2% of polypropylene fiber by replacement of cement by weight. It is observed that use of polypropylene fiber

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Synergistic Effects of Polypropylene and Glass Fiber on ...

Jul 28, 2020  Two different groups of fibers are commonly used in reinforcing concrete (Ahmad and Lagoudas 1991; Li et al. 2018): fibers with a low elastic modulus which comprises polypropylene, nylon, and polyethylene; and fibers with a high elastic modulus which comprises carbon, steel, and glass fibers. The first group improves the fracture toughness of ...

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EFFECTS OF POLYPROPYLENE FIBERS ON PHYSICAL AND

1076 / Effects of Polypropylene Fibers on Physical. such as suitable slump, lack of segregation and bleeding. The mixture proportions are shown in Table 3. To prevent breaking the fibers, first concrete materials were mixed, and then the

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Polypropylene Fibers - Nycon: Concrete Enhancement

Procon-M by Nycon are ¾” (19mm) mono-filament Polypropylene fibers for use in creating fiber-reinforced concrete (FRC). The primary benefits of Procon-M are shrinkage and thermal crack control. With a mono-filament diameter of 38 microns (0.038mm) this product provides the highest quality finish of the Polypropylene family of fibers.

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Study of Strength of Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced

properties. This type of concrete is known as fibre reinforced concrete. In these dissertations an attempt will be made to view the behavior of concrete mixed fibre with polymer fibre reinforced concrete in comparison with plain concrete. 1.10 Polypropylene Fibre: Polypropylene is

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A Review on Study of Addition of Polypropylene Fibers in ...

Polypropylene fibers are produced in the world overall in a year. Polypropylene fibers were first used in 1965 as a admixture in concrete for the construction of blast resistant building for US Corps of Engineers. Subsequently, the polypropylene fibers have improved and is now used as a short discontinuous fibrillated

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Influence of Polypropylene Fiber on Strength of Concrete

to the fact that the polypropylene fiber will effectively hold the micro cracks in concrete mass. The percentage increase in the compressive strength for the cubes with polypropylene fiber 1%, 1.5% and 2% compared to the cubes without polypropylene fiber are 4%, 5.6% and 12 % respectively.

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Properties of Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced Concrete

Nov 01, 1993  An experimental research investigation of the fresh and hardened material properties of fibrillated polypropylene fiber reinforced concrete is reported. Fiber lengths were -1/2 and -3/4 in., and volume fractions were 0.1, 0.3, and 0.5 percent. Fiber effects on concrete properties were assessed.

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STRENGTH PROPERTIES OF POLYPROPYLENE FIBER

fibers to the concrete. Two kinds of fiber that very often used in the concrete are: steel fiber and polypropylene fiber [2]. The evaporation of concrete surface water is a factor in creating the contract paste fracture in concrete which leads to the formation of tension stress since the concrete

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A Review on Study of Addition of Polypropylene Fibers in ...

Polypropylene fibers are produced in the world overall in a year. Polypropylene fibers were first used in 1965 as a admixture in concrete for the construction of blast resistant building for US Corps of Engineers. Subsequently, the polypropylene fibers have improved and is now used as a short discontinuous fibrillated

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Study of Strength of Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced

properties. This type of concrete is known as fibre reinforced concrete. In these dissertations an attempt will be made to view the behavior of concrete mixed fibre with polymer fibre reinforced concrete in comparison with plain concrete. 1.10 Polypropylene Fibre: Polypropylene is

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EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION ON POLYPROPYLENE FIBER ...

polypropylene fiber into the concrete mix. The paper shows the experimental results of compressive strength, Split tensile strength, Flexural strength with the addition of 0.5%, 1%, 1.5%, and 2% of polypropylene fiber by replacement of cement by weight. It is observed that use of polypropylene fiber

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EFFECTS OF POLYPROPYLENE FIBERS ON PHYSICAL AND

1076 / Effects of Polypropylene Fibers on Physical. such as suitable slump, lack of segregation and bleeding. The mixture proportions are shown in Table 3. To prevent breaking the fibers, first concrete materials were mixed, and then the

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Experimental Investigation on Polypropylene Fiber ...

polypropylene fibers has increased tremendously in construction of structures because addition of fibers in concrete improves the toughness, flexural strength, tensile strength and impact strength as well as failure mode of concrete. Polypropylene twine is cheap, easily available, and

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Synergistic Effects of Polypropylene and Glass Fiber on ...

Jul 28, 2020  Two different groups of fibers are commonly used in reinforcing concrete (Ahmad and Lagoudas 1991; Li et al. 2018): fibers with a low elastic modulus which comprises polypropylene, nylon, and polyethylene; and fibers with a high elastic modulus which comprises carbon, steel, and glass fibers. The first group improves the fracture toughness of ...

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Effects of Polypropylene Fiber Content on Strength and ...

the nylon fiber concrete improved by 6.3%, 6.7%, and 4.3%, respectively, over those of the polypropylene fiber concrete. On the influence resistance, the first crack and failure strengths and the percentage rises in the post first crack blow enhanced more for the nylon fiber concrete than for its polypropylene counterpart. In accumulation, the

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An Investigation on Adding Polypropylene Fibers to ...

Polypropylene fiber used in this study provided by PP Fiber Prod. Co. To improve the mixing properties of fibers in concrete, a special surface treatment was used in the laboratory on the fibers which make the surface of fibers more bipolar in liquid solution. For fiber surface treatment, fibers

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Polypropylene / Polypropylene Fiber Concrete , Structural ...

1. Polypropylene Micro fiber monofilament, fibrillated. 2. Macro synthetic fiber Twist, Wave, Hybrid. 3. Polyester (PET) Fiber for Bitumen concrete Company Brief Introduction . ELITE was established in 2007, has become one of the leading and professional suppliers of many kinds of Concrete Rei-nforcement Fibers in the world market.

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STRENGTH PROPERTIES OF POLYPROPYLENE FIBER REINFORCED CONCRETE

The interest in the use of fibers for the reinforcement of composites has increased during the last several years. A combination of high strength, stiffness and thermal resistance favorably characterizes the fiibers. In this study, the results of the Strength properties of Polypropylene fiber reinforced concrete have been presented. The compressive strength, splitting tensile strength of ...

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Durafiber - Fibers for Concrete

Product Profile : Durafiber Dramatically reduces cracking in concrete caused by drying shrinkage. Polypropylene fibers are being used extensively throughout the U.S.A. and Canada in all types of concrete construction, and they have proven to be an effective method of controlling unsightly and troublesome shrinkage cracking in concrete.

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