Plasters with recycled polystyrene

Vol. 541 (9) 2017 / poniedziałek, 29 października, 2018

(in Polish)

D. Barnat-Hunek,
B. Klimek

DOI: 10.15199/33.2017.09.30

Volume 541; Issue 9
Pages 121-123

Accepted for publication: 08.08.2017 r.

The purpose of this study is to investigate the impact of recycled polystyrene additives on the plasters. The article presents the laboratory examinations of the basic physical and mechanical parameters such as compressive and flexural strength, density, porosity, vapour permeability, absorbability, frost resistance and salt corrosion resistance. It has been found that an increase of 10% in the amount of polystyrene additive in the plaster results in an increase in its porosity of open and vapor permeability. The gradual increase of the volume of the addition of polystyrene in the plaster reduces its strength and resistance to salt and frost corrosion.The optimum amount of polystyrene which can be used in this type of plasters is 10%.
Keywords: plasters, polystyrene, thermal conductivity, frost resistance.
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Danuta Barnat-Hunek, Ph. D. Eng. - Lublin University of Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture

Beata Klimek, MSc. Eng. - Lublin University of Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture

Danuta Barnat-Hunek, Ph. D. Eng.

Full paper is available at Publisher house SIGMA-NOT Sp. z o.o. webpage

DOI: 10.15199/33.2017.09.30