American Journal of Materials Synthesis and Processing

Volume 1, Issue 3, September 2016

  • Rationalizing the Recycling of Polymers from the Paint Industry During Production of Sustainable Concrete

    Joseph J. Assaad

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 3, September 2016
    Pages: 21-31
    Received: 29 August 2016
    Accepted: 8 September 2016
    Published: 28 September 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajmsp.20160103.11
    Abstract: The amount of leftover paint generated by households is estimated to be among the largest volume of liquid wastes collected by municipalities and state agencies, thus making its disposal a major concern for environmental and economical reasons. At the same time, the concrete industry is gradually shifting towards green materials and recycling progr... Show More
  • Utilization of Rice Husk as Reinforcement in Plastic Composites Fabrication- A Review

    Nwosu-Obieogu Kenechi, Chiemenem Linus, Adekunle Kayode

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 3, September 2016
    Pages: 32-36
    Received: 21 September 2016
    Accepted: 2 October 2016
    Published: 25 October 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajmsp.20160103.12
    Abstract: This report is based on the utilization of rice husk as reinforcement for plastic composites. Synthetic plastic composites are growing increasingly important as they are been used in almost all areas of life as far as the industry is concerned, this has led to its price escalation, environmental pollution and being mostly by-products of petroleum, ... Show More