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Synthesis and characterization of PET polymer resin for your application in concrete

By José M. Mendivil Escalante, José Manuel Vicente Gómez Soberón, Jorge Luis Almaral Sánchez, Ramón Corral Higuera, Susana Paola Arredondo Rea, Andrés Castro Beltrán and Francisca Guadalupe Cabrera Covarrubias

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Due to the problem that represents the accelerated production of waste from the consumption of polyethylene terephthalate (PET), it becomes necessary to look for alternative solutions; chemical recycling is a suitable method for conversion into a material with potential application in concrete additive, such as are unsaturated polyester resins; with the above improvements, and conservation of non-renewable raw materials can reduce the environmental impact. This investigation was focused on obtaining the synthesis of a polymeric resin by the method of glycolysis, and their characterization by Infrared Spectroscopy (FT-IR); the results show that the recycled materials (PET and its processing) are similar to reagents made from primary materials so that it is considered feasible to use in the intended application.Peer Reviewe

Topics: Àrees temàtiques de la UPC::Edificació::Materials de construcció::Ciment, Concrete--Additives, concrete admixtures, glycolysis, polymeric resins, polyethylene terephthalate., Formigó--Permeabilitat Additius, Polímers -- Anàlisi -- Congressos
Publisher: Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors (the IRED)
OAI identifier: oai:recercat.cat:2072/249678
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