Utilization of Vesicular Basalt Fragment as Aggregate in Cement Board for Knockdown Building Wall

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Pramot Weeranukul
Kittipong Suweero
Itthi Weeranukul


This research aims to develop the cement board from vesicular basalt fragment. The 5 ratios of Portland cement type1: fine sand: vesicular basalt fragment: sodium silicate: tap water are equal to 1: 2: 0: 0.03: 0.5, 1: 2: 2: 0.03: 0.5, 1: 2: 4: 0.03: 0.55, 1: 2: 6: 0.03: 0.6 and 1: 2: 8: 0.03: 0.65 by weight. The cement boards were produced by compression machine. The property tests of cement-bonded fiberboard followed the TIS. 878-1994 standard (cement bonded particle board: high density). From the results at 28 days of curing, 1: 2: 4: 0.03: 0.55 is the most suitable ratio of cement board from vesicular basalt fragment. This developed cement boards can apply the vesicular basalt fragment to use as the construction materials with light-weight, high strength, good thermal insulation, and moisture protection properties.

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Weeranukul, P. ., Suweero, K. ., & Weeranukul, I. . (2019). Utilization of Vesicular Basalt Fragment as Aggregate in Cement Board for Knockdown Building Wall. Journal of Engineering, RMUTT, 17(1), 15–24. Retrieved from https://ph01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/jermutt/article/view/241925
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