Polymer Concrete

Definition: concrete in which an organic polymer serves as the binder.- ACI Concrete Terminology


Polymer concrete is a composite material in which the aggregate is bound together in a matrix with a polymer binder. The composites do not contain a hydrated cement phase, although portland cement can be used as an aggregate or filler. Polymer concrete composites possess a unique combination of properties dependent on the formulation. These include rapid curing at ambient temperatures from –18 to +40°C (0 to 104°F); high tensile, flexural, and compressive strengths; good adhesion to most surfaces; good long-term durability with respect to cycles of freezing and thawing; low permeability to water and aggressive solutions; good chemical resistance; and light weight.

JOURNAL Articles ON POLYMER CONCRETE

Out-of-Plane Peeling of Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Polymer- Concrete Interface at Elevated Temperatures

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 5/1/2021

Punching-Shear Behavior of Glass Fiber-Reinforced Polymer-Reinforced Concrete Edge Column-Slab Connections: Experimental and Analytical Investigations

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 5/1/2021

Effect of Fiber-Reinforced Polymer-Compression Reinforcement in Columns Subjected to Concentric and Eccentric Loading

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 5/1/2021

Behavior of Lightweight Self-Consolidating Concrete Columns Reinforced with Glass Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Bars and Spirals under Axial and Eccentric Loads

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 5/1/2021

Discussion from the July 2020 ACI Structural Journal

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 5/1/2021

Discussion from the July 2020 ACI Structural Journal

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 5/1/2021

Time-Dependent Behavior of Concrete Beams Externally Prestressed with Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Tendons for 1000 Days

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 5/1/2021

Shear Capacity of Glass Fiber-Reinforced Polymer- Reinforced Concrete Continuous Deep Beams without Web Reinforcement

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 5/1/2021

Preparation of Self-healing Additives for Concrete via Miniemulsion Polymerization: Formulation and Production Challenges

Publication: IJCSM
Date: 3/31/2021

Self-Leveling Geopolymer Concrete Using Alkali-Activated Fly Ash

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 3/1/2021

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Practice oriented papers and articles ON POLYMER CONCRETE

Shrinkage and Geopolymers

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/22/2021

Rheology and Mechanical Properties of Different Geopolymer Composites

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/22/2021

Effect of Aggregate Types on Mortar Properties Produced with Geopolymer Binders

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/22/2021

Environmental Impact Evaluation of a Slag/Fly Ash-Based Strain Hardening Geopolymer Composite (SHGC)

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/22/2021

An Approach to the Rheological Behavior of Cementitious Systems Blended with Calcined Clays and Superplasticizers

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/22/2021

High Strain Rate Properties of CFRP Sheets Surface Bonded to Concrete

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 3/1/2021

Damage Accumulation Comparison of Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Using Repeated Drop Impact Testing

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 3/1/2021

Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement for Concrete Members

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 2/1/2021

Composite Reinforcing Bars for Future Infrastructure

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 2/1/2021

Impact Damage Retrofit of RC Bridge Girder Previously Retrofitted with CFRP Fabric

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 1/1/2021

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