An Application of Blended Palm Oil Waste in Brick Production

  • Euniza Jusli University College of Technology Sarawak
  • Jen Hua Ling University College of Technology Sarawak
  • Mastura Bujang University College of Technology Sarawak
  • Dayang Siti Hazimmah Ali University College of Technology Sarawak
  • Toh Sing Lee University College of Technology Sarawak

Abstract

Cement brick is an essential construction component, which uses cement as the primary binder. The cement industry was identified as the major contributor to carbon dioxide emission, which is a greenhouse gas. The application of agro-industrial waste as partial cement replacement can reduce the negative impacts on the environment. In this study, the palm oil wastes, namely Palm Oil Clinker Powder (POCP) and Palm Oil Boiler Ash (POBA), were used as partial cement replacement. A total of 60 specimens were prepared with 0%, 10%, 20%, and 30% cement replacement by POCP and POBA. The physical and mechanical properties of bricks, such as density, water absorption, voids, and compressive strength, were investigated. The results show that the brick with 20% CP and BA could be used as a severe weathering brick.  

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Author Biographies

Euniza Jusli, University College of Technology Sarawak

School of Engineering and Technology

Mastura Bujang, University College of Technology Sarawak

School of Engineering and Technology

Dayang Siti Hazimmah Ali, University College of Technology Sarawak

School of Engineering and Technology

Toh Sing Lee, University College of Technology Sarawak

School of Engineering and Technology

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Published
2021-09-23
How to Cite
JUSLI, Euniza et al. An Application of Blended Palm Oil Waste in Brick Production. Indonesian Journal of Computing, Engineering and Design (IJoCED), [S.l.], v. 3, n. 2, p. 97-105, sep. 2021. ISSN 2656-8179. Available at: <https://ojs.sampoernauniversity.ac.id/index.php/IJOCED/article/view/175>. Date accessed: 22 oct. 2021. doi: https://doi.org/10.35806/ijoced.v3i2.175.
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