The Strength and Durability of Polymer-Cement Mortars

폴리머-시멘트 모르타르의 강도와 내구성

  • Received : 1994.03.29
  • Accepted : 1994.07.15
  • Published : 1994.10.01


The strength and durability of polymer-cement mortars were investigated. The specimens of polymer-cement mortar were prepared by using styrene-butadiene rubber(SBR) latex, ethylene-vinyl acetate(EVA) emulsion and polyacrylic ester(PAE) emulsion with various polymer-cement ratios(5, 10, 15, 20wt%). For the evaluation of durability of polymer-cement mortars, freezing-thawing, acid resistance and heat resistance tests were conducted. With an increase of polymer-cement ratio, the frost resistance of polymer-cement mortars was greatly improved, but acid and heat resistance were deteriorated. The compressive and flexural strengths of SBR polymer-cement mortars were improved with an increase of polymer-cement ratio, whereas those of EVA and PAE polymer-cement mortars reached maximum value at polymer-cement ratio of 10wt%.



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