Improvement of Modified Bitumen Using Low Density Polyethylene

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dc.contributor.author Kajugaran, S.
dc.contributor.author Weragoda, V.S.C.
dc.date.accessioned 2021-12-29T05:59:30Z
dc.date.available 2021-12-29T05:59:30Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.isbn 9789550481095
dc.identifier.uri http://www.erepo.lib.uwu.ac.lk/bitstream/handle/123456789/8136/187-2016-Improvement%20of%20Modified%20Bitumen%20Using%20Low%20Density%20Polyethylene.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y
dc.description.abstract The modification of bitumen mainly involves on better materials properties and lower short term failures. At the same time, the durability also plays with for reducing maintains cost. In this manner, the wastage Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) was used as a polymeric modifier of bitumen as such as 2%, 4%, 6% and 8% of total bitumen content and the properties of those samples were investigated under penetration test, softening point test, ductility test and specific gravity test. The 6% of LDPE content was preferred as a bitumen modifier percentage which was used to improve the performance of bitumen at high temperature. The strength and elastic properties of bitumen was validated in this modification. Finally, the Marshall test was conducted with using neat bitumen and modified bitumen. The physical properties of asphalt mixture were differed when the modified bitumen was used as a binder. The durability of pavements can be improved by using wastage LDPE. Keywords: Polymer, Modifier, Bitumen, Low rensity polyethylene, Pavements en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka en_US
dc.subject Materials Sciences en_US
dc.subject Polymer en_US
dc.subject Polymer Sciences en_US
dc.subject Technology en_US
dc.subject Engineering en_US
dc.title Improvement of Modified Bitumen Using Low Density Polyethylene en_US
dc.title.alternative Research Symposium 2016 en_US
dc.type Other en_US


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