• Danang Hadi Nugroho Universitas Tulungagung
Keywords: Ceramic Waste, Partial Replacement, Crushed Granite, Concrete, Compressive Strength


Various research studies have emerged in response to reducing the growing demand for crushed granite as coarse aggregate and protecting the environment from degradation. These studies aim to identify alternative materials that can provide the same purpose while minimizing environmental risks. This study evaluated the appropriateness of using waste ceramic tiles as a coarse aggregate in concrete and determined its strength compared to conventional crushed granite. Crushed waste ceramic tiles obtained from ceramic manufacturing businesses and construction sites were combined with crushed granite stones to partially substitute concrete. A concrete mixture with a ratio of 1 part cement, 1.11 parts sand, and 2.72 parts stones, known as notional C30 concrete, was created. The mixture included ceramic waste material, which replaced varying volumes of crushed granite (0%, 20%, 40%, 50%, and 100%). The water-cement ratio remained constant at 0.5. Concrete cubes of 150mm x 150mm x 150mm were manufactured and subjected to testing for compressive strength, density, and water absorption after 7 and 28 days. The findings demonstrated that discarded ceramic tiles can be used as a substitute for crushed granite in concrete manufacturing. However, it is advised to limit the replacement to a maximum of 20% to ensure the structural integrity of the concrete. Implementing this method of recycling ceramic debris can support the environment effectively.


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How to Cite
Danang Hadi Nugroho. (2023). EVALUATING THE STRUCTURAL PERFORMANCE OF CERAMIC WASTE AS A PARTIAL SUBSTITUTE FOR COARSE AGGREGATE IN CONCRETE PROPERTIES. INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR, 5, 292-298. Retrieved from https://conference.unita.ac.id/index.php/conference/article/view/129