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Test Investigation on Mechanical Properties of Palmyra Bract Fiber Composite

Shruti Mishra



Biological concerns have brought about replenished enthusiasm for regular materials regarding their mechanical applications and principal examination. Recyclability and ecological security are getting to be progressively vital to the presentation of characteristic materials and items. Petroleum based items, for example, gums in thermo set plastics are poisonous and non- biodegradable. The saps and filaments utilized as a part of green composites are biodegradable when they are dumped, disintegrated by the activity of microorganisms. They are changed over into the manifestation of H2O, CO2 which are consumed into the plant frameworks. The motivation behind this work is to investigate the warm and mechanical properties of the palmyra bract fiber fortified in polyester resin. The composites have been made with and without concoction treatment to palmyra bract fiber and expansion of chalk powder to the polyester matrix. The warm properties, for example, warm conductivity, particular hotness, and warm diffusivity for greatest burden, i.e., 5.5 g are tentatively examined. Furthermore mechanical properties, for example, rigidity, malleable module, flexural quality, flexural module and effect quality when example subjected to fluctuating weight of fiber (0.5, 1, 1.5, 2, 2.5 g) are resolved. Charts are attracted to anticipate the conduct of the above warm and mechanical properties of the fiber composite.


Keywords: Fiber-reinforced, polyester resin, mechanical properties

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Mishra Shruti. Test Investigation on Mechanical Properties of Palmyra Bract Fiber Composite. Journal ofPolymer & Composites. 2015; 3(1): 33–36p

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