Various kinds of PVC sheets are used as a finishing material for buildings. These PVC sheets are considered as appropriate material for recycling, because PVC has thermoplastic. In this study, fundamental mechanical property tests were carried out on recycled PVC specimens. The following conclusions were obtained. 1) The influence of waste PVC compound mixing rate on the quality of recycled PVC sheets was confirmed. 2) The mechanical properties of the recycled PVC sheets were influenced from the composition ratio of polymer, plasticizer, and calcium carbonate. 3) The prediction equation of mechanical properties of recycled PVC sheets was proposed.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Journal of Structural and Construction Engineering|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Mar 2010|
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