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Journal of Polymer Research

, Volume 12, Issue 3, pp 231–241 | Cite as

Studies on Furan Polymer Concrete

  • Manickam Muthukumar
  • Doraisamy Mohan
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Abstract

Good mechanical properties and excellent chemical resistance of polymer concretes make them cost effective material of construction for civil engineering applications. These properties of polymer concretes are dependant upon the type of polymeric binder and the filler materials used. In the present investigation, a series of polymer concretes based on furan resin have been prepared using an aggregate mix proportion having minimum void content. Density, water absorption and microstructure were studied for different combinations designed on the basis of mixture design concept of design of experiments. The effects of variables on the properties were discussed.

Keywords

density furan resin polymer concrete SEM water absorption 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Chemical Engineering, AC College of TechnologyAnna UniversityChennaiIndia

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