Bhd., Malaysia (as shown in Figure 1). Zweben, C. Tensile strength of hybrid composites. Boopalan, M.; Niranjanaa, M.; Umapathy, M.J. Study on the mechanical properties and thermal properties of jute and banana fiber reinforced epoxy hybrid composites. Abdullah, A.H.; Azharia, A.; Salleh, F.M. 6369108. Soft Handle. In addition, the void content of the composites was investigated for the hybrid composites. Physical properties of kenaf: Strong. Effect of wettability and ageing conditions on the physical and mechanical properties of uniaxially oriented jute-roving-reinforced polyester composites. The kenaf fiber was processed into three particle sizes i.e. KENAF ECO FIBERS ITALY S.P.A. Main characteristics of the kenaf core and the hemp core. analyzed the data and corrected the manuscript. ; Hassan, A.; Abdallah, E. Bi-layer hybrid biocomposites: Chemical resistant and physical properties. Kenaf [etymology: Persian], Hibiscus cannabinus, is a plant in the family Malvaceae also called Deccan hemp and Java jute. Physical and Chemical Properties of Fibers Extracted From Sugarcane and Kenaf Rind. Laboratory of Bio composite Technology, Institute of Tropical Forestry and Forest Products (INTROP), Universiti Putra Malaysia, UPM Serdang, Selangor 43400, Malaysia, Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia, UPM Serdang, Selangor 43400, Malaysia. Impact strength of kenaf fiber reinforced soy based biocomposites for (A) 30 wt.% kenaf fiber injection molded composite, (B) 33 wt.% 6 mm kenaf fiber compression molded composite, (C) 55 wt.% 2 mm kenaf fiber compression molded composite, (D) 56 wt.% 6 mm kenaf fiber compression molded composite, (E) 57 wt.% 25 mm kenaf fiber compression molded composite, (F) 53 wt.% 50 mm … The effects of alkali treatment on kenaf fiber physical properties under various conditions were explored. Nowadays, due to environmental concerns and financial problems of synthetic fibers, natural fibers or bio-fibers are interesting to be used as reinforcement fibers in polymer composites for structural elements and construction materials. Corpus ID: 202950276. The effects of alkali treatment on kenaf fiber physical properties under various conditions were explored. We suggest the use of kenaf/bamboo hybrid composites for non-load bearing structures where noise control and sound absorbing properties are prime requirements. Chemical resistance, void content and tensile properties of oil palm/jute fibre reinforced polymer hybrid composites. (PDF) Investigation on properties of woven kenaf fiber reinforced … Kenaf bast fibers have a higher content of cellulose, ranging up to 69.2, % compared to core the fiber and the other abundantly natural in Malaysiafibers , such as empty oil-palm fruit-bunch fibers (Akil et al. Moreover, the 5% alkali solution was the best for kenaf fiber treatment because of causing no tension on the fiber texture and structure as compared to 10% and 15% alkali solution. Nowadays, researchers are focused on developing sustainable materials using natural fibers as reinforcement in polymeric composites. The tensile, vibration and acoustic properties of composites were evaluated. The statements, opinions and data contained in the journal, © 1996-2021 MDPI (Basel, Switzerland) unless otherwise stated. Voids in hybrid composites were determined as per ASTM-D-2734-70. Referring to these properties results in researchers tend to choose kenaf bast fiber in a … ; Sambu, M.; Latif, H.A. Sathishkumar, T.; Naveen, J.; Satheeshkumar, S. Hybrid fiber reinforced polymer composites—A review. ; Amico, S. Layering pattern effects on vibrational behavior of coconut sheath/banana fiber hybrid composites. A2 Morphology and Tensile Properties of Biodegradable Composites From Kenaf Fiber and Plasticized Poly(lactic acid) (12th Asian Chemical Congress (12ACC), 23rd – 25th August 2007, Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) 209. Fiber processing is an important factor that affects the physical and mechanical properties of long kenaf fiber. [15] studied the basic characteristics and physical properties of kenaf fiber. Application of kenaf fiber has attracted a huge interest in the world due to increased paper consumption and protected tropical forest. The authors declare no conflict of interest. NaOH and on kenaf fibers mechanically processed only. @inproceedings{Romanoschi1998PhysicalAC, title={Physical and Chemical Properties of Fibers Extracted From Sugarcane and Kenaf Rind. Oil Sorbent Material Made From Kenaf Fibers . Hibiscus cannabinus is in the genus Hibiscus and is native to southern Asia, though its exact origin is unknown.The name also applies to the fibre obtained from this plant. Researchers investigated the influence of hybridizing kenaf and oil palm fiber in the epoxy composites on mechanical properties [. Physical and Mechanical Properties of Composite Panels Made From Kenaf Plant Fibers and Plastics Poo Chow, Robert J. Lambert, Professors, Charles T. Bowers, Nathaniel McKenzie, Research Assistants College of Agriculture, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, USA The samples were tested according to the ASTM D3039 using 30 kN Bluehill INSTRON 5567 universal Testing machine (Instron, Shakopee, USA). PP-g-MAH-SM/kenaf fiber (KF) composites were also prepared by using a PP-g-MAH as a matrix at 200 ℃ and the KF content was fixed at 20 wt%. ; Ching, Y.C. Subscribe to receive issue release notifications and newsletters from MDPI journals, You can make submissions to other journals. Physical and mechanical properties were examined. Aesthetically pleasing. Salleh et al. The samples were coated with a thin layer of gold prior to morphological analysis in order to obtain clear images. The fibers were from top (50.8 mm Epoxy was applied on every layer of Kenaf and bamboo mats. Then, the results were analyzed and reported by using of three methods including regression method, averaging the data and system compliance method. Kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus L.) is highly considered in the pulp and paper industry and is known as a drought tolerant plant. By continuing you agree to the use of cookies. Sathishkumar, T.; Naveen, J.; Navaneethakrishnan, P.; Satheeshkumar, S.; Rajini, N. Characterization of sisal/cotton fibre woven mat reinforced polymer hybrid composites. The fibre was chemically treated with both NaOH and Silane to compared its physical properties with the untreated fibre. Introduction Fiber reinforced plastics (FRP) are widely used these days due to its excellent mechanical and physical properties. Abstract. 0.04 cm. In general, the elongation at break properties of the composites decreased when 10 wt% of kenaf fiber was added and the value was gradually reduced with more addition of kenaf fiber. ; Radzi, M.K.F. ; Siva, I.; Rajini, N.; Jappes, J.W. Kenaf, bamboo, and kenaf/bamboo hybrid composites were prepared using the hand lay-up method at 40% wt total fiber loading. ; Jayamani, E.; Heng, S.K. The study showed that The sound absorption coefficient of the composites did not show significant difference. 2, 0.80 cm and 1.70 cm. Bakri, M.K.B. The plain woven kenaf fibre was prepared and cut to fabricate composite samples according to the ASTM standards. The properties of the kenaf fiber treated by alkali (NaOH) were investigated by spectrocolorimeter, SEM, X-ray diffractometer, FT-IR and TGA. The effects of carbon fibre hybridisation on the thermal properties of woven kenaf-reinforced epoxy composites were studied. Kenaf/bamboo (50:50) hybrid composite displays the highest elongation at break, tensile strength and modulus compared to the other hybrid composites which are 2.42 mm, 55.18 MPa and 5.15 GPa, respectively. Chemical surface modification method is a well-known method to increase the interfacial bonding strength between fibers and polymer matrix. The development of sound absorbing materials using natural bamboo fibers. The specific tensile and flexural moduli, for example, of a 50% by volume of kenaf-polypropylene (PP) composite compares favorably with a 40% by weight of glass fiber-PP injection molded composite. This study aims to investigate the void content, tensile, vibration and acoustic properties of kenaf/bamboo fiber reinforced epoxy hybrid composites. Venkateshwaran, N.; ElayaPerumal, A.; Alavudeen, A.; Thiruchitrambalam, M. Mechanical and water absorption behaviour of banana/sisal reinforced hybrid composites. ; Hamdan, S. Reinforced Oil Palm Fiber Epoxy Composites: An Investigation on Chemical Treatment of Fibers on Acoustical, Morphological, Mechanical and Spectral Properties. The areal density of each woven kenaf mat and bamboo mat were 600 g/m, A stainless steel mould with dimensions of 300 mm × 300 mm × 5 mm were made and woven kenaf and bamboo mat were cut according to mould size. In kenaf fiber density, it was found that a small increase of kenaf density value after alkali treatment compared to untreated kenaf fiber. ; Almeida, J.R.M. ; Liou, N.S. Then, the mould was placed in a hot press at 110 °C for 10 min followed by a cold press for 5 min. ; Velmurugan, R. Effect of nanoclay addition on vibration properties of glass fibre reinforced vinyl ester composites. Properties of a natural fiber (kenaf fiber) were determined. ; Jawaid, M. Mechanical properties of kenaf fibre reinforced polymer composite: A review. The statements, opinions and data contained in the journals are solely A.S.I. Akhtar, M.N. Jawaid, M.; Abdul Khalil, H.P.S. Find support for a specific problem on the support section of our website. Effect of fiber orientation on mechanical properties of kenaf-reinforced polymer composite. A2 Morphology and Tensile Properties of Biodegradable Composites From Kenaf Fiber and Plasticized Poly(lactic acid) (12th Asian Chemical Congress (12ACC), 23rd – 25th August 2007, Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) 209. Woven kenaf hybrid composites of different weave designs of plain and satin and fabric counts of and were manually prepared by a vacuum infusion technique. A study of Acoustics Performance on Natural Fiber Composite. Kenaf fiber consists of cellulose (56–64 Wt.%), hemicellulose (21–35 Wt.%), lignin (8–14 Wt.%) and small amounts of extractives and ash , . The water Lim, Z.Y. Kenaf is one of the allied fibres of jute and shows similar characteristics. Kenaf/empty fruit bunch/polylactic acid (kenaf/EFB/PLA) hybrid biocomposites were prepared using hot press technique. Master’s Thesis, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia, 1998. Received: 22 April 2019 / Revised: 15 May 2019 / Accepted: 23 May 2019 / Published: 28 June 2019, (This article belongs to the Special Issue. Hybridization of kenaf fiber with bamboo has improved the natural frequency compared to woven kenaf and bamboo composites. The composites were fabricated using melt mixing, extrusion and compression moulding processes. Fiber processing is an important factor that affects the physical and mechanical properties of long kenaf fiber. Saba, N.; Paridah, M.T. 2012). Alkali treatment was known as one commonly used treatment for natural fiber and obtained a good fiber matrix adhesion, thermal and mechanical properties of composite. The weight ratios of kenaf/bamboo were 30:70, 50:50 and 70:30. In this study, the effects of type and heat treatment of the natural filler, as well as the kenaf fiber form, on the properties of kenaf/polypropylene (kenaf/PP) composite were evaluated using mechanical, physical and morphological analysis. Further, kenaf and bamboo composites were fabricated for the purpose of comparison. The physical and mechanical properties of kenaf yarn were measured according to the ASTM D3379-10 standard [26]. The hybridization of woven kenaf/bamboo reduced the void content. The aim of this study is to characterize the mechanical and physical properties of kenaf fiber mat (KFM) reinforced unsaturated polyester (UPE) composites by introducing graphene as nano filler. The ratio of fiber to polylactic acid was set at 60:40 with 1:1 ratio between kenaf and empty fruit bunch fibers. This study evaluated the physical and mechanical properties of kenaf(K)/bamboo(B) fiber mat reinforced epoxy hybrid composites. The authors are thankful to the Universiti Putra Malaysia for supporting this research through Putra Grant No. ; Bakar, A.A.; Khanam, P.N. The alkaline treatment of kenaf fiber may affect not only the surface but also the texture of fiber resulting in the variation of the mechanical and physical properties. In order to study the behaviour of woven kenaf fibres with three types of polymers on the mechanical properties of composites, the fibre density, fibre diameter, fibre length, moisture content, water absorption, and porosity of woven kenaf fibres are measured. Based on the analysis, hybrid composites with ratio 50:50 of kenaf to bamboo were slightly better in terms of their sound absorption coefficient compared to other composites in the study of sound absorption of composites without an air gap. Preparation and Physical Properties of the Biocomposite, Cellulose Diacetate/Kenaf Fiber Sized with Poly(vinyl alcohol) Chang-Kyu Lee, Mi Suk Cho, In Hoi Kim, and Youngkwan Lee* Department of Chemical Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon 440-746, Korea Jae Do Nam In this study, kenaf fiber (MR grade) was obtained from the National Kenaf and Tobacco Board of Malaysia. The density of kenaf MDF and market MDF were respectively, 0.73 and 0.72 g cm-3. Physicothermal properties of the composites were studied at different percentages of compatibilizer contents using various techniques. The sound absorption of the composite depends on several factors such as air flow resistivity, porosity, viscoelasticity, density, thickness and tortuosity [. Different ratios of kenaf to bamboo fibers, such as 70:30(3B7K), 50:50(BK), and 30:70(7B3K), were used to fabricate the hybrid composites. Kenaf is herbaceous annual plant with a single, straight un-branched stem that grows to a height 4 to 6 metres or 12 to 20 ft. and a diameter of 25 - 50 mm or 1 to 2 inch over a 5 to 7 months growing season in a variety of climatic conditions. Please let us know what you think of our products and services. Introducing an air gap improved the sound absorption coefficient of all composites. Elongation at break properties of pure PLA, PLA/unbleached kenaf fiber composites (UBC) and PLA/bleached kenaf fiber composites (BC) are shown in Figure 6. The effects of initial water treatment conditions of kenaf fiber were investigated. Initially, the epoxy was poured into the mould followed by bamboo mat and woven kenaf were placed inside the mould. Sound absorption performance of natural fibers and their composites. Kenaf-imbedded nonwoven specimens mixed with polypropylene (PP) and low-melt PET (LM PET) fibers were prepared via needle-punching, and their physical properties such as air permeability, water … The physical-mechanical properties, such as color, tensile strength, and moisture regain (MR), are the main characteristics that influence the processing and performance on the final products from kenaf fiber. Kumar, K.S. The weight ratios of kenaf/bamboo were 30:70, 50:50 and 70:30. Influence of alkaline treatment and fiber loading on the physical and mechanical properties of kenaf/polypropylene composites for variety of applications. Fibers more You seem to have javascript disabled. Different ratios of kenaf to bamboo fibers, such as 70:30(3B7K), 50:50(BK), and 30:70(7B3K), were used to fabricate the Single woven kenaf mat and bamboo mats were prepared as control. The analysis of void content showed that there was not much difference in the void content of hybrid composites, but there was a slight improvement compared to the woven kenaf composite. Kenaf and pineapple leaf fibre offered tremendous potential for hybridization. The characteristic of the fibre was analysed using a polarised optical microscope and the results show that both treated and untreated Kenaf fibre length, diameter and aspect ratio decreases significantly as pulverise cycle was repeated onto the same fibre batch. The length of the kenaf bast fibre was shortened manually using a Pallman Knife Ring Flaker. This study aims to investigate the void content, tensile, vibration and acoustic properties of kenaf/bamboo fiber reinforced epoxy hybrid composites. Sample codes are listed in. [16] examined the effect of water absorption on long kenaf hybrid woven glass using the cold press technique. Woven kenaf hybrid composites of different weave designs of plain and satin and fabric counts of and were manually prepared by a vacuum infusion technique. Kenaf composite and bamboo composite were fabricated as controls. There are numerous benefits to using natural fibers as a reinforcement including cost-effectiveness, their non-abrasive nature, low energy consumption, and light weight [, The hybridization of natural fiber with another natural fiber or synthetic fiber will combine the advantages of both constituents and result in superior properties. ScienceDirect ® is a registered trademark of Elsevier B.V. ScienceDirect ® is a registered trademark of Elsevier B.V. Tensile properties of kenaf fiber due to various conditions of chemical fiber surface modifications. Besides, the scanning electron microscopy was employed to observe the specimens’ appearance, fracture area and fibers’ diameter. Keywords:Kenaf fiber, polyurethane, biocomposites, mechanical properties 1. Yang, W.; Li, Y. Kenaf/PU biocomposite. Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. Jawaid, M.; Abdul Khalil, H.P.S. The sound absorption coefficient of composites were measured in two conditions: without air gap and with air gap (10, 20, 30 mm). The physical-mechanical properties, such as color, tensile strength, and moisture regain (MR), are the main characteristics that influence the processing and performance on the final products from kenaf fiber. The specimen for tensile testing was prepared with a dimension of 120 mm × 20 mm × 5 mm by using band saw. ; Chuah, C.H. ; Sulong, A.B. Dependence of modulus on the percentage of cellulose in natural fibres was clear. Kenaf fibers have gained so much interest among the researchers due to its unique properties and availability. For this study, 360 fiber specimens were tested for 24 various conditions of initial treatment and alkaline surface modifications. The ratio of fiber to polylactic acid was set at 60:40 with 1:1 ratio between kenaf and empty fruit bunch fibers. Kenaf fiber/high-density polyethylene/maleic anhydride (MA)-compatibilized composites were melt mixed in a twin-screw extruder and molded using injection molding machine. The physical properties of kenaf fiber-imbedded nonwoven were measured and compared according to the blend ratio of the constituent fibers and the different nonwoven processing conditions. fiber. View at: Google Scholar In this study, an impact hammer (Kistler model 9722A500) was used to perform the modal analysis as shown in. It is made up of an inner woody core and an outer fibrous bark surrounding the core. Kenaf Properties with reference to Papermaking. It was demonstrated that the hybrid composite with a ratio of 50:50 showed the highest tensile strength and modulus. The results are summarized as follows. Hybrid composites of woven kenaf and bamboo mat were prepared with different weight ratios such as 70:30, 50:50 and 30:70 with a total fiber/matrix weight ratio as 40/60. Meanwhile, impact energy is highest at 10% kenaf Kenaf fiber is produced from the bast of a plant named Hibiscus Cannabinus. The samples were put in conditioning chamber for a day with temperature 23 ± 3 °C and relative humidity 50 ± 10%. An enhancement in elongation at break, tensile strength and modulus of hybrid composites was observed until a kenaf/bamboo ratio of 50:50. MDPI stays neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations. The composites were made using the hand lay-up method. Zainudin, E.S. Table 1 shows the mechanical properties, surface rough-ness and fiber dimensions of the bacterial retted stem length kenaf fibers. Kenaf fiber is a potentially outstanding reinforcing filler in thermo-plastic composites. considerations. Sound absorption coefficient of natural fibres hybrid reinforced polyester composites. The most efficient natural fibers are 384 KENAF PROPERTIES, PROCESSING AND PRODUCTS those that have a high cellulose content coupled with a low micro fibril angle, resulting in high filament mechanical properties. Yahya, M.N. Many researchers have presented work related to the properties of kenaf fiber composites. The breaking and tearing strengths of the kenaf-imbedded nonwoven were dependent on its weight and its mean pore size. Sound absorption performance of natural kenaf fibres. The void content was calculated by using following Equations (1)–(4). Physical and mechanical properties of kenaf fiber; namely, length, diameter, density, water absorption, tensile strength and Young’ modulus were observed experimentally. The purpose of this study is to develop and characterize the properties of woven kenaf/bamboo reinforced epoxy hybrid composites for food tray table application in the automotive industry. The composites were made using the hand lay-up method. hybrid composites; kenaf; bamboo; acoustic properties; vibration; tensile properties; void content, Help us to further improve by taking part in this short 5 minute survey, Effect of Selected Luminescent Layers on CCT, CRI, and Response Times, Evaluation of Mechanical, Physical, and Morphological Properties of Epoxy Composites Reinforced with Different Date Palm Fillers, Investigating the Effects of Fiber Reinforced Concrete on the Performance of End-Zone of Pre-Stressed Beams, High Performance Natural Fibre Composites, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/. The aim of this work is to study the effect of kenaf volume content and fiber orientation on tensile and flexural properties of kenaf/Kevlar hybrid composites. Mechanical performance of oil palm/kenaf fiber-reinforced epoxy-based bilayer hybrid composites. Every composite was made using four-layer mat. When an air gap was introduced during the experiment, the sound absorption coefficient of composites improved at a lower frequency. the physical and mechanical properties of kenaf(K)/bamboo(B) fiber mat reinforced epoxy hybrid composites. A3 Preparation and Properties of Kenaf Bast Fiber Filled Plasticized Poly(lactic acid) Composites On the other hand, the highest natural frequency and damping factors were observed for Bamboo/Kenaf (30:70) hybrid composites. Further, kenaf and bamboo composites were fabricated for the purpose of comparison. ; Hassan, A.; Dungani, R.; Hadiyane, A. Kenaf, bamboo, and kenaf/bamboo hybrid composites were prepared using the hand lay-up method at 40% wt total fiber loading. Kenaf fiber can be obtained by decortications of the kenaf plant stem. Lignin – 17%; Ash – 2.9% to 4.2%. ; Junaid, T.M. Further, kenaf and bamboo composites were fabricated for the purpose of comparison. Based on the degradation temperature investigated by TGA, the thermal stability of PP-g-MAH-SM/KF composites was more enhanced than that of PP-g-MAH only. The sound absorption coefficient for testing without air gap was less than 0.5. The composites were made using the hand lay-up method. ; Jawaid, M.; Alothman, O.Y. Physicothermal properties of the composites were studied at different percentages of compatibilizer contents using various techniques. Mechanical (flexural and impact), morphological, and physical properties (thickness swelling, water absorption, and density) were examined. Mechanical (flexural and impact), morphological, and physical properties (thickness swelling, water absorption, and density) were examined. The percentage ratio of holocellulose content, and of bast and core kenaf fiber was investigated. Zhou, H.; Li, B.; Huang, G. Sound absorption characteristics of polymer microparticles. Bamboo mat, woven kenaf and hybrid woven kenaf/bamboo reinforced hybrid composites were fabricated using the hand lay-up method. The physical properties including the dimensional stability performance and the mechanical properties, such as the maximum bending stress, modulus of elasticity, tensile stress, and internal bonding strength of the experimental composite panels were determined. A composite made from 100% carbon fibre was served for a comparison purpose. The void content will reduce the physical and mechanical properties of the composites. Result from the study found that the average diameter of untreated kenaf fiber was 67.6 μm, the density was 1.2 g/cm3 and the tensile strength was 780 MPa. Kenaf composite and bamboo composite were fabricated as controls. An epoxy and hardener were mixed with a 2:1 ratio and stirred for about 2–4 min. 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