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International Journal of Frontiers in Engineering Technology, 2021, 3(1); doi: 10.25236/IJFET.2021.030104.

Effect of Polypropylene Fiber Admixture on Compressive Strength of Ceramsite Concrete


Yuanyuan Gu1, 2, Yanyu Meng1, 2, *, Liang Kong1, 2, Weiqi Wang1, 2

Corresponding Author:
Yanyu Meng

1. College of Civil Engineering and Transportation, Beihua University, Jilin 132000, China
2. College of Forestry, Beihua University, Jilin 132000, China
*Corresponding author


This paper analyzes the influence of polypropylene fiber content on the compressive strength of shale ceramsite and fly ash ceramsite concrete. The results show that less polypropylene will have small influence on compressive strength of two types of ceramsite concrete. With the increase of polypropylene fiber admixture, the influence increases first and then decreases. When the amount of polypropylene fiber admixture is 2㎏/㎡, compressive strength of two kinds of ceramsite concrete after 28 days can all have their peak values and the concrete prepared can all reach their highest intensity. When the polypropylene fiber admixture is larger than 2㎏/㎡, compressive strength of two kinds of ceramsite concrete will drop drastically, which will even be lower than the designed strength of the ceramsite concrete.


Shale Ceramsite, Fly Ash Ceramsite, Polypropylene Fiber, Concrete Compressive Strength

Cite This Paper

Yuanyuan Gu, Yanyu Meng, Liang Kong, Weiqi Wang. Effect of Polypropylene Fiber Admixture on Compressive Strength of Ceramsite Concrete. International Journal of Frontiers in Engineering Technology (2021), Vol. 3, Issue 1: 20-26. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFET.2021.030104.


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