Subject Review: A Comparison of Using Recycled Rubber as Aggregate in Concrete

Review Article


  • Salam Alharishawi Mustansiriyah University, Iraq
  • Hadi Aljumaily Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad, Iraq
  • Nagham Rajaa Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad, Iraq



Lightweight concrete, Normal weight concrete, Rubber waste, Building materials, Rubber concrete, Rubberized concrete, Recycled rubber


Due to the growth of the population, waste tires have a significant effect on the environmental issue. Every year, the decomposition of waste tire rubber is rapidly rising. Also, recycle rubber scraps into concrete production the main issue could be decreased. Recycle rubber scraps could be combined in concrete by substituting with fine and/or coarse aggregate. Decreasing the fine and coarse aggregate and preserving these natural materials. Furthermore, recycling the rubber scraps avoids the need for tire landfilling, as one of the main environmental problems of the future. A lot of investigation has suggested the use of alternative materials in concrete production, one such material that has gained a lot of attention is the recycled waste tire rubber. This study investigates of existing efforts of the literature studying recycled rubber scraps used as sand and gravel substituting in concrete production and its effect on numerous concrete characteristics.     


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Alharishawi, S., Aljumaily, H. ., & Rajaa, N. . (2021). Subject Review: A Comparison of Using Recycled Rubber as Aggregate in Concrete : Review Article. International Journal of Advances in Scientific Research and Engineering, IJASRE (ISSN: 2454 - 8006), 7(2), 65-70.