Economía Circular

Economía Circular

Performance of Manufactured and Recycled Steel Fibres in Restraining Concrete Plastic Shrinkage Cracks
11/01/2023 - Early-age plastic shrinkage cracks can reduce the durability of concrete slabs by creating direct paths for the ingress of aggressive agents and thus accelerating degradation due to environmental...
Microplastics in road dust: A practical guide for identification and characterisation
- The contamination of the environment by microplastics (MPs) in road dust poses a serious ecological and health concern. MPs have been detected in road dust worldwide and their presence has been...
Influence of Type of Sleeper–Ballast Interface on the Shear Behaviour of Railway Ballast: An Experimental and Numerical Study
07/12/2022 - The shear resistance at the sleeper–ballast interface of a ballasted track is an important contributor in maintaining track stability under faster and heavier axle loads where the...
A Review of the Durability-Related Features of Waste Tyre Rubber as a Partial Substitute for Natural Aggregate in Concrete
14/11/2022 - As the number of discarded tyres continues to increase, causing serious environmental problems, the need of recycling the waste tyre rubber become extremely urgent in worldwide. Today, there is an...
Study of the Effect of the Use of Asphalt Binders Modified with Polymer Fibres from End-of-Life Tyres (ELT) on the Mechanical Properties of Hot Mix Asphalt at Different Operating Temperatures
28/10/2022 - Processing of end-of-life tyres (ELT) produces polymer fibres (PFELT) as a by-product. PFELT currently presents a challenge to the recycling industry, due to the increasing numbers of ELT and lack of...
Cellulose nanofiber reinforced starch film with rapid disintegration in marine environments
22/06/2022 - AbstractThe complex structure of tyres makes them hard to recycle economically; hence, it is crucial to minimize the generation of tyre waste. Nano?reinforcement, such as graphene, has the potential...
Numerical Simulations on the Flexural Responses of Rubberised Concrete
02/05/2022 - The increase in world population has led to a significant increase in the numbers of cars and used tyres. These tyres must be disposed of on an ongoing basis as a result of their consumption or...
Critical Materials Determination as a Complement to the Product Recycling Desirability Model for Sustainability in Malaysia
29/03/2022 - End-of-life waste disposal is a major issue in Malaysia, where the country’s economy has suffered due to waste recovery issues. Many countries have successfully identified critical...
Effectiveness of Concrete Reinforcement with Recycled Tyre Steel Fibres
26/03/2022 - The role of searching for industrial waste management solutions in construction is key for environmental protection. Research in recent years has focused on solutions aimed at reducing the carbon...
Mechanical Properties and Durability Performance of Recycled Aggregate Concrete Containing Crumb Rubber
26/02/2022 - Despite extensive research studies, recycled aggregates and worn-out tyres of motor vehicles are still not fully reused and are hence disposed of in ways that are damaging to the environment. Several...
Creación de un marco físico unificado para la caracterización avanzada de compuestos de caucho
- Este trabajo permitió desarrollar un único marco teórico físico bajo el cual es posible caracterizar de forma cuantitativa todos los parámetros que conforman la estructura de red de los...
Waste tyres crumb rubber as a sustainability enhancer for polymer-modified and hybrid polymer-modified bitumen
24/06/2021 - ABSTRACTThe increasing amount of waste vehicle tyres has already proved to be hard to dispose of properly and lead to environmental problems, such as soil contamination and toxic...
An overview on the recycling of waste ground tyre rubbers in thermoplastic matrices: Effect of added fillers
01/12/2021 - The increasing generation and accumulation of waste tyres threaten the ecosystem. Waste tyre landfills create potential fire hazards, environmental pollutions, and threats to human health, as...
Study on the post-fire properties of concrete with recycled tyre polymer fibres
- This paper presents the results of an experimental study conducted to evaluate the effect of recycled tyre polymer fibres (RTPF) on the mechanical and durability properties of concrete after high...
Recycling sawmilling wood chips, biomass combustion residues, and tyre fibres into cement-bonded composites: Properties of composites and life cycle analysis
23/08/2021 - This study investigated the properties and sustainability of cement-bonded composites containing industrial residues such as wood chips, tyre fibres and biomass combustion residues, i.e. bottom...
Mechanical Performance and Environmental Assessment of Sustainable Concrete Reinforced with Recycled End-of-Life Tyre Fibres
06/01/2021 - The presented research’s main objective was to develop the solution to the global problem of using steel waste obtained during rubber recovery during the tire recycling. A detailed...
Stress–strain response and practical design expressions for FRP-confined recycled tyre rubber concrete
20/03/2020 - This paper presents an experimental programme on the response of fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) confined circular rubberised concrete (RuC) members in compression. After describing the constituent...
Flexural fatigue behaviour of recycled tyre polymer fibre reinforced concrete
01/01/2020 - The utilization of recycled tyre polymer fibre (RTPF) into concrete production is feasible to promote sustainable development and mitigate environmental pollution of global landfilled waste tyres....
Environmentally Sustainable Cement Composites Based on End-of-Life Tyre Rubber and Recycled Waste Porous Glass
10/10/2019 - In this paper, environmentally sustainable cement mortars were prepared with end-of-life tyre rubber (TR) and recycled waste porous glass (PG) as aggregates in order to obtain lightweight products...
Creep properties of recycled tyre rubber concrete
10/06/2019 - This paper investigates the creep response and long-term strength properties of unconfined and FRP-confined concrete materials incorporating relatively high proportions of recycled tyre rubber...
Experimental study on dynamic compressive behaviour of recycled tyre polymer fibre reinforced concrete
15/02/2019 - The effect of recycled tyre polymer fibre (RTPF) on mechanical and durability performance of concrete has been increasingly studied in recent years, primarily because of the economic and...