Iqtidar Ali,Fawad Ahmad,Muhammad Zeeshan Ahad,



:lathe waste steel fiber,Fiber reinforcement, workability test,Mechanical strength,Scanning Electron microscopy,


Since it works well, concrete is a critical building element. Researchers seek to develop their properties more to make them more economical. Different waste materials and fibers in concrete are checked for this reason. The research aims at analyzing and evaluating the mechanical performance of the compressive, splitting tensile and bending strength of concrete with the addition of lathe as steel fiber refurbishment into the matrix of cement. Different mixes of 0 percent, 0.5 percent, 1 percent, 1.5 percent, 2.5 and 3 percent waste fiber are produced. Results demonstrated that the slump value of mixes decreases, as fiber reinforcement, the higher the waste, the lower the workability. Adding the lathe waste to concrete increases the structural properties of concrete, such as compressive, tensile and bend strength. The application of 1.5% of lathe waste raises compressive intensity up to 26.52%, of 13.70% and 16.12%, respectively, for 7, 14 and 28 cure days. With the introduction of 1.5% of the waste lathe, tensile intensity rises to 20.84% for 28 days. Also bending strength was improved by increasing lathe waste steel fibers.


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