Filler materials Used In Concrete

Filler materials are gaining widespread popularity and becoming very important because they help in increasing some of the mix properties and also lower the usage of binder which is usually more expensive.

Here is the table showing some common filler materials along with binders
MaterialBinderFillerImportance of filler
Concretecementgravel, stone , sandcheaper
Drywallgypsumcardboardtenacity, volume, main part
Particle boardSynthetic Resin, gluesawdusttenacity, volume, main part
Plastic explosivePlasticizer, oilexplosiveexplosiveness
Tyre rubberrubberSootVolume, better mechanic properties
Resin epoxyepoxyMicro-spheresImprove viscosity of resin

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