Study on Characteristics of Liner and Cover Material in Waste Landfill using VAE Resin

VAE 수지를 활용한 폐기물 매립지의 차수재 특성 연구

  • Lee, Seung-Jae (Department of Polymer Engineering, Pukyong National University) ;
  • Lee, Won-Ki (Department of Polymer Engineering, Pukyong National University)
  • 이승재 (부경대학교 고분자공학과) ;
  • 이원기 (부경대학교 고분자공학과)
  • Received : 2019.02.19
  • Accepted : 2019.04.25
  • Published : 2019.05.31


To prevent environmental pollution caused by leakage of leachate from waste landfill, vinyl acetate-ethylene (VAE) resin is applied to liner and cover materials to improve their performance. Styrene, styrene butadiene rubber, and VAE are widely used as polymer resins that have excellent water resistance and durability. Further, VAE resin is known to have additional advantages such as adhesion to nonpolar materials and resistance to saponification as a copolymer. In this study, the effect of VAE content on the properties of liner and cover materials was studied. The water and air content ratios, bending and compressive strengths, water absorption ratio, and coefficient of permeability of these materials were measured. The liner and cover materials with 4 wt% VAE showed good properties.


Supported by : 한국연구재단


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