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Steel scrap added roller compacted concrete

Kemal Armagan, Sadık Alper Yıldızel, Yusuf Arslan



The purpose of this paper is to investigate the benefits of using steel slag as an additive in Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) which is a promising material can be used in streets, local roads, residential streets, high-volume roads, industrial access roads, airports...etc. The mechanical performances of steel scrap added reinforced cementitious composites produced with an industrial punch scrap. In specimen mixtures two types of scraps with diameters of 5 mm and 7 mm were used. The additive was mixed with 1%, 1.5% and 2% ratios by weight. Due to the results of the study, it was obtained that flexural strength properties of the specimens have increased up to 11%. In addition, freeze thaw effect of the specimens was investigated and found that 2% percent of scrap usage was given the best results.


RCC; roller compacted concrete; scrap; scrap addition

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