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Evaluating the rheological properties of waste natural rubber latex modified binder

Abu Bakar, Siti Khatijah and Abdullah, Mohd Ezree and Mustafa Kamal, Mazlina and Abd Rahman, Raha and Hadithon, Kamarul Arifin and Buhari, Rosnawati and Ahmad Tajudin, Saiful Azhar (2017) Evaluating the rheological properties of waste natural rubber latex modified binder. In: International Conference on Civil & Environmental Engineering (CENVIRON 2017), 28-29 November 2017, Penang, Malaysia.

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Abstract

Road surface is designed to be the durable surface material to sustain the traffic loading. However, due to physical and mechanical stress, pavement deterioration is accelerated. Thus, modifying conventional bitumen by improving its properties is seen as the best method to prolong pavement in-service life. The purpose of this paper is to study the effect of waste natural rubber (NR) latex on rheological properties of bitumen. Conventional bitumen PEN 80/100 was modified with different content of waste NR latex using a high shear mixer at temperature of 150°C. The modified binder properties were characterized by conducting physical test (i.e. softening point, penetration and penetration index) and rheological test (i.e. dynamic shear rheometer, DSR). Results showed that, the addition of waste NR latex improved the rheology properties, which indicates by improving of rutting factor (G*/sin δ). This properties improvement has also shows a potential to resist deformation on road surface despite of high traffic loading.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > TA401-492 Materials of engineering and construction. Mechanics of materials
Divisions: Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering > Department of Infrastructure and Geomatic Engineering
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 29 Aug 2019 03:41
Last Modified: 04 Nov 2019 06:29
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/11459
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