Vol. 1 No. 6 (2019): Volume 1, Issue 6, year 2019
Articles

Eco-Conscious Bricks

Vijay S
Student Civil Department & Nandha Engineering College (Autonomous),Tamil Nadu, India
Ravichandran P
Student Civil Department & Nandha Engineering College (Autonomous),Tamil Nadu, India
Kaviyarasan J
Student Civil Department & Nandha Engineering College (Autonomous),Tamil Nadu, India,
Shreekayathri A.C.
Student Civil Department & Nandha Engineering College (Autonomous),Tamil Nadu, India,
Gowtham S.K
Assistant Professor& Civil Department &Nand Engineering College (Autonomous), Tamil Nadu,India.
Published November 2, 2019
Keywords
  • Plastics,
  • bricks,
  • recycled plastic in construction,
  • new bricks in way
How to Cite
S, V., P, R., J, K., A.C., S., & S.K, G. (2019). Eco-Conscious Bricks. International Research Journal of Multidisciplinary Technovation, 1(6), 274-278. Retrieved from https://mapletreejournals.com/index.php/irjmt/article/view/291

Abstract

The Plastic, a harmful threat to the environment, so we have decided to reduce the usage of plastics by making supplementary changes or recycling methods. Though several recycling techniques had been made in treating the plastic waste, it couldn’t made to owe for 100% reuse or nullify the effect of it. So, we came through the term “Eco-Conscious Bricks” which is made using the plastic waste as a core part is done by referring the project of the plastic roads being utilized in Jamshedpur for about 48 to 50 km. The test sample was made using the moulds and we have observed positive result on compressive test. The strength obtained was 1.2 times that of the normal bricks. And the brick manufactured in this technique yields a good finish and perfect shape with economically cheaper rate than usual.

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