Effect of Using Various Types of Fillers in Bituminous Mixes: A Review

Haiqa Riyaz
2018 International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology  
All over the world most commonly used pavement in flexible pavement is bituminous pavement. It consists of mixture of bitumen and aggregates. These materials when mixed are laid in layers and compacted. Due to increase in traffic loads and increase in traffic volume present life of pavement should be sufficiently long. Considering this a lot of work has been conducted in the past in order to improve the various parameters of pavement. The present study deals with reviewing of the works carried
more » ... the works carried out earlier in the past with regard to addition of fillers in mixes. After going through number of researches it was seen that fillers play vital role and improve various properties of mix. One of the main advantages was seen of solving the problem of waste disposal. Higher filler concentration results in stronger pavement. However excessive addition of filler weakens the mixture.
doi:10.22214/ijraset.2018.5070 fatcat:iaddmzrkpzeeleofjjbenowjq4