Microscopic Characterization of Ecological Concrete Polymeric


The Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and Optical Microscopy (OM) with integrated digital camera are techniques that are used in the present investigation, for the morphological characterization of a new composite material called “organic polymer concrete” in which microparticles added fibers and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) recycling mechanically (RM). Polymer concrete (PC) is a new composite material (MC) in the application considered as an alternative material of construction in which reinforcement particles are recycled polymers which have approximately the same dimensions in all directions. Therefore, the particles can be rods, spheres, chips and many other shapes whose appearance reasons are about 10 microns. These MC, the size, shape and distribution and the ratio and the modulus of the particles affect the properties of the material.

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Rodríguez, A. , Domínguez, M. and Melgoza, R. (2014) Microscopic Characterization of Ecological Concrete Polymeric. Microscopy Research, 2, 13-17. doi: 10.4236/mr.2014.21003.

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