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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
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/6992
ISBN: 978-0-87339-639-4
Appears in Collections:School of Materials Engineering (Articles)
Kamarudin Hussin, Brig. Jen. Dato' Prof. Dr.

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