Chemical Stabilisation of Sand : Part VII Natural Resins as Dune Sand Stabiliser
The comparative studies on use of a few natural resins as dune sand stabiliser are discussed. Guar-gum - a product of Rajasthan desert,Terminalia alata tannins and rosin have proved promising for short-termand emergency use in field, where water, aggregates, skilled manpower and road constructing machines are not available.
Effect of compaction on strength has also been studied in order to optimise the thickness of stabilised surfaces required for construction of roads and helipads in sandy areas. Effect of temperature and bacteria on stabilised specimens have also been discussed.
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