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|Title: ||The fabrication of artificial marble from dolomite (Batu Reput)|
|Authors: ||Kamarudin, Hussin|
Shamsul Baharin, Jamaludin
Che Mohd Ruzaidi, Ghazali
Mohd Sobri, Idris
Mohd Nazry, Salleh
Mohabattul Zaman, S NS Bukhari
Khairul Nizar, Ismail
|Keywords: ||Artificial marble;Dolomite;Epoxy;Batu reput;Dolomite rock;Marble -- Perlis|
|Issue Date: ||Jan-2006|
|Publisher: ||The Mineral, Metals & Materials Society (TMS)|
|Citation: ||vol.6, p.617-621|
|Series/Report no.: ||Sohn International Symposium: Advanced Processing of Metals and Materials|
|Abstract: ||Perlis is one of the major producers of "Batu Reput" in Malaysia and majority of the deposits contain of high-purity calcium and magnesium carbonate. The composition of Batu Reput is similar with the ordinary dolomite. Currently, the 'Batu Reput' is used as filler in the road construction, however with this new invention, it can be value added and maximized its application in the daily life, for example as construction materials, decorative products, souvenir and etc. This paper presents the fabrication of Artificial Marble from 'Batu Reput' and in this case, it was used as filler in the matrix of epoxy which is acted as a binder.|
|Description: ||Link to publisher's homepage at http://www.tms.org/TMSHome.aspx|
|Appears in Collections:||Khairul Nizar Ismail, Prof. Madya Dr.|
Che Mohd Ruzaidi Ghazali, Assoc. Prof.
Shamsul Baharin Jamaludin, Prof. Dr.
Mohd Sobri Idris, Dr.
School of Materials Engineering (Articles)
Kamarudin Hussin, Brig. Jen. Datuk Prof. Dr.
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