Geopolymer-Jute Composite: A Novel Environmentally Friendly Composite with Fire Resistant Properties

  1. Manuel Brito,
  2. Eldon Case,
  3. Waltraud M. Kriven,
  4. Jonathan Salem and
  5. Dongming Zhu
  1. Amandio Teixeira-Pinto1,
  2. Benjamin Varela2,
  3. Kunal Shrotri2,
  4. Raj S. Pai Panandiker2 and
  5. Joseph Lawson2

Published Online: 14 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470339749.ch30

Developments in Porous, Biological and Geopolymer Ceramics: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 28, Issue 9

Developments in Porous, Biological and Geopolymer Ceramics: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 28, Issue 9

How to Cite

Teixeira-Pinto, A., Varela, B., Shrotri, K., Panandiker, R. S. P. and Lawson, J. (2007) Geopolymer-Jute Composite: A Novel Environmentally Friendly Composite with Fire Resistant Properties, in Developments in Porous, Biological and Geopolymer Ceramics: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 28, Issue 9 (eds M. Brito, E. Case, W. M. Kriven, J. Salem and D. Zhu), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470339749.ch30

Author Information

  1. 1

    Departamento de Engenharias Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro Quinta de Prados 5000-91 1 Vila Real Portugal

  2. 2

    Rochester Institute of Technology 76 Lomb Memorial Drive Rochester, New York 14623-5604 United States of America

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 29 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470196403

Online ISBN: 9780470339749

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Keywords:

  • geopolymer-jute composite;
  • environmentally friendly composites;
  • fire resistant properties;
  • heat-treated aluminosilicate;
  • co2 emissions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Sample Preparation

  • Visual Inspection

  • Mechanical Tensile Testing

  • Thermogravimetric Analysis

  • Dynamic Mechanical Analysis

  • Flammability Test

  • Conclusions