Fizzano Bros. conveys plastics-derived aggregate to commercialization

Sources: Braskem America, Philadelphia; CP staff

Fizzano Brothers Concrete Products is helping demonstrate the engineering properties and commercial potential of Resin8, a fine aggregate derived from post-consumer plastic waste, in a concrete masonry unit (CMU) installation at the Braskem America Innovation and Technology Center, Pittsburgh. The Philadelphia producer has teamed with Resin8 developer, Center for Regenerative Design & Collaboration (CRDC), on testing the material’s viability as a small volume (≤ 10 percent) substitute for ASTM C33 aggregate.

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