Volume 9, Issue 3, May 2020, Page: 40-46
A Review Paper on: Effect of Different Types of Filler Materials on Marshall Characteristics of Bitumen Hot Mix
Gazi Mohammad Harun-Or-Rashid, Department of Civil Engineering, Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology, Rajshahi, Bangladesh
Mohammad Mohayminul Islam, Department of Civil Engineering, Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology, Rajshahi, Bangladesh
Received: Aug. 11, 2020;       Accepted: Sep. 14, 2020;       Published: Sep. 24, 2020
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijmsa.20200903.11      View  51      Downloads  35
Bituminous hot mix is one of the most widely used and costly flexible pavement layer. It involves a huge outlay of investment. Precise engineering and usage of proper materials can make it more cost efficient, durable, convenient for users and most importantly ecofriendly. To reduce the cost of construction engineers all over the globe are investigating for the alternative material to obtain same amount of output (strength, stability and durability) by paying a little. There are four constituents of a hot mix, coarse aggregate, fine aggregate, binder and filler. Filler in the bitumen hot mix fill the void in between the aggregates which is very important for strength and stability of the pavement. But the fillers are conventionally used (cement and lime) are very costly which affect the total cost of construction. That’s why the researchers emphasized on the waste material to serve this purpose as well as to keep the environment clean. A large range of waste material like fly ash, bagasse ash, marble dust, stone dust, brick dust, kiln dust, waste concrete dust, foundry sand, bio gypsum, ceramic dust etc. has been use as a filler for numerous research works by the researchers globally. The materials yielded very satisfactory results. Fly ash, bagasse results in nearly same Marshall properties (stability, OBC, %VFA, %VMA, %Va) like the conventional one. Although the brick dust and stone dust provide a high amount of air voids but they also result high stability. More or less all these non-conventional materials are capable to fully or partially replace the conventional filler. This study focused on the effect on the Marshall hot mix design properties after using these fillers mentioned above.
Marshall Mix Design, Filler, Bitumen Hot Mix, Marshall Properties, Hot Mix Asphalt, HMA
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Gazi Mohammad Harun-Or-Rashid, Mohammad Mohayminul Islam, A Review Paper on: Effect of Different Types of Filler Materials on Marshall Characteristics of Bitumen Hot Mix, International Journal of Materials Science and Applications. Vol. 9, No. 3, 2020, pp. 40-46. doi: 10.11648/j.ijmsa.20200903.11
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