Experimental Study on Waste Fibers in Concrete

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Kalapala Vijay Babu

CH. Mallika Chowdary

  1. PG Student Department of Civil Engineering, KLEF University, Andhra Pradesh India
  2. Assistant Professor Department of Civil Engineering, KLEF University Andhra Pradesh India


The rising expense of building, along with the progressive impact on the environment, has driven experts to adopt natural fibers such as coir and bamboo fibers and synthetic fibers such as plastic fibers for boosting concrete strength. Fibers are readily available at the test location, making them comparatively suitable as a reinforcing material in concrete. Concrete with fibers was compared to conventional concrete, and different strength parameters such as bending, compression, and tensile strength of coir, bamboo and plastic fibers were varied as a proportion (0.5%, 1%) of total weight of the volume of concrete. The influence of fiber form on strength property was investigated by testing using fiber of predefined dimensions. The ideal amount of both natural fiber and synthetic fiber was identified via a trial-and-error procedure, as was the zero percentage of super plasticizer are used for both regular cement concrete and coir, bamboo and plastic fibers in the concrete to function properly

Keywords: Bamboo Fiber, Bitumen, Coir Fiber, Compressive Strength, Flexural Strength, Plastic Fiber, Tensile Strength

How to cite this article: Kalapala Vijay Babu, CH. Mallika Chowdary. Experimental Study on Waste Fibers in Concrete. Journal of Polymer and Composites. 2024; ():-.
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Received February 9, 2024
Accepted February 17, 2024
Published April 19, 2024