Advances in Materials Science and Engineering / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

New Plaster Composite with Mineral Wool Fibres from CDW Recycling

Table 1

Summary of results obtained in previous studies using fibres in plaster/gypsum matrix [712].

AuthorKind of fibreLength of fibreFibre additionIncrease in flexural strengthDecrease in compression strength

SantosAcrylic24 mm3%88%23%
Santos Polyester 38 mm2%227%50%
Santos Polypropylene20 mm2%59%46%
Deng and FurunoPolypropylene3 mm9%65%
Deng and Furuno Polypropylene12 mm12%60%
de Oteiza San JoséSisal40 mm2%20%
del Río Merino and Comino AlmenaraGlass E25 mm2%50%50%
Ali and GrimerGlass E50 mm10%250%60%