Experimental Studies on Concrete Using SAW Flux Waste

International Journal of Civil Engineering
© 2015 by SSRG - IJCE Journal
Volume 2 Issue 12
Year of Publication : 2015
Authors : V.Ganga, A.Rajkohila
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V.Ganga, A.Rajkohila, "Experimental Studies on Concrete Using SAW Flux Waste," SSRG International Journal of Civil Engineering, vol. 2,  no. 12, pp. 1-4, 2015. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/23488352/IJCE-V2I12P101


About 10000 tonnes of flux is being generated in India . Such a large quantity of flux that becomes slag after welding & it has to be disposed-off. Land-fill space is required to dump the slag waste. It is non bio-degradable and will not decay with time. Disposal cost will increase apart from environment pollution. This work deals with the recycling of fused submerged-arc welding (SAW) Flux Waste in the civil construction. It is used as a replacement of Coarse Aggregate in the production of Concrete. Fused SAW Flux Waste was mixed with Concrete by replacing coarse aggregate in 10%, 20%, 30% & 40%. The experimental study has been analysed and presented.


Fused submerged-arc welding (SAW) Flux Waste, Compressive strength, Split Tensile strength, Flexural strength.


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