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Concrete paving blocks are ideal materials on the footpaths and roads for easy laying, better look and finish. In this paper, a parametric experimental study for producing paving blocks using waste steel aggregates (the form of rounded bearings of size 6.35 mm) is presented. Waste steel bearings are added in concrete of paver blocks in various percentages. Rubber pads are also used below the paver blocks. Impact strength of paver blocks with various percentages of waste steel aggregates and using rubber pads is investigated. Test results show that combination of using rubber pads and adding various percentages of waste steel aggregates in paver blocks gives upto 50% more impact strength than ordinary paver blocks.

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M. Esakimuthu. (2015). RECYCLED PAVEMENT BLOCKS . International Journal of Intellectual Advancements and Research in Engineering Computations, 3(8), 842–848. Retrieved from