We use cookies to help provide and enhance our service and tailor content and ads. Bamboo mat, woven kenaf and hybrid woven kenaf/bamboo reinforced hybrid composites were fabricated using the hand lay-up method. Physical and chemical characteristics of kenaf core and hemp core. Sathishkumar, T.; Naveen, J.; Navaneethakrishnan, P.; Satheeshkumar, S.; Rajini, N. Characterization of sisal/cotton fibre woven mat reinforced polymer hybrid composites. Physical and mechanical properties of kenaf fiber; namely, length, diameter, density, water absorption, tensile strength and Young’ modulus were observed experimentally. Kenaf composite and bamboo composite were fabricated as controls. In addition, 3B7K had the highest damping factor compared to other composites. 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. Mechanical (flexural and impact), morphological, and physical properties (thickness swelling, water absorption, and density) were examined. It is used for industrial products, can also be utilized as a cost effective and environmentally acceptable approach to the creation of a partially Effect of wettability and ageing conditions on the physical and mechanical properties of uniaxially oriented jute-roving-reinforced polyester composites. Lignin – 17%; Ash – 2.9% to 4.2%. The tensile, vibration and acoustic properties of composites were evaluated. The water In this study, the method of producing oil sorbent materials was modified from The hybridization of woven kenaf/bamboo reduced the void content. performed the experiment and wrote the manuscript with input from M.J.; J.N. Bakri, M.K.B. 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. 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 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. Normal-incident sound absorption coefficient of hybrid woven kenaf/bamboo mat, woven kenaf and bamboo mat composite were measured using impendence tube based on the transfer function method according to ISO 10534-2. 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%. Effects of kenaf contents and fiber orientation on physical, mechanical, and morphological properties of hybrid laminated composites for vehicle spall liners R. Yahaya Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia 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. [. This study aims to investigate the void content, tensile, vibration and acoustic properties of kenaf/bamboo fiber reinforced epoxy hybrid composites. those of the individual authors and contributors and not of the publisher and the editor(s). ; Jayamani, E.; Heng, S.K. Sample codes are listed in. While pineapple leaf fibre helped the composite in tensile and flexural properties, kenaf provided impact strength and in reduction of water uptake. Jawaid, M.; Abdul Khalil, H.P.S. The density, water absorption and thickness swelling of the composites increased as the kenaf weight ratio increased. You seem to have javascript disabled. Salleh et al. On the other hand, the highest natural frequency and damping factors were observed for Bamboo/Kenaf (30:70) hybrid composites. ; Sulong, A.B. View at: Google Scholar An enhancement in elongation at break, tensile strength and modulus of hybrid composites was observed until a kenaf/bamboo ratio of 50:50. Kwon, H.J. 139–143, Hiroshima, Japan, 2000. 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. 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. Zweben, C. Tensile strength of hybrid composites. Elongation at break indicates the damage tolerance of composites [, Among all the composites, BK has the highest tensile modulus. Boopalan, M.; Niranjanaa, M.; Umapathy, M.J. Study on the mechanical properties and thermal properties of jute and banana fiber reinforced epoxy hybrid composites. 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. ; Almeida, J.R.M. 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. ; Sunthornvarabhas, J.; Park, J.W. The density was higher for kenaf comparing to market MDF. ; Amico, S. Layering pattern effects on vibrational behavior of coconut sheath/banana fiber hybrid composites. analyzed the data and corrected the manuscript. Then, the mould was placed in a hot press at 110 °C for 10 min followed by a cold press for 5 min. The authors declare no conflict of interest. The composites were prepared by using hand lay-up and compression moulding techniques. Kenaf fiber can be obtained by decortications of the kenaf plant stem. 2.5. 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. The gauge length used was 60 mm and testing speed was set at 5 mm/min. Zhou, H.; Li, B.; Huang, G. Sound absorption characteristics of polymer microparticles. 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 ; Jawaid, M. Mechanical properties of kenaf fibre reinforced polymer composite: A review. Yahya, M.N. Venkateshwaran, N.; ElayaPerumal, A.; Alavudeen, A.; Thiruchitrambalam, M. Mechanical and water absorption behaviour of banana/sisal reinforced hybrid composites. Yong, C.K. Zainudin, E.S. The physical and mechanical properties of kenaf yarn were measured according to the ASTM D3379-10 standard [26]. The composites were made using the hand lay-up method. Research in 2012 shows that the kenaf bast fiber encounters an excellent flexural strength and good tensile strength when compared to the other kenaf fiber parts (El-Shekeil et al. 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. The void contents of hybrid composites were almost similar. 0.04 cm. ; Chuah, C.H. the physical and mechanical properties of kenaf(K)/bamboo(B) fiber mat reinforced epoxy hybrid composites. Statistical analysis also showed the significant difference (95% level of significance) between the two types of board. Nowadays, researchers are focused on developing sustainable materials using natural fibers as reinforcement in polymeric composites. Table 1 lists the properties. Single woven kenaf mat and bamboo mats were prepared as control. Rajesh, M.; Pitchaimani, J.; Rajini, N. Free Vibration Characteristics of Banana/Sisal Natural Fibers Reinforced Hybrid Polymer Composite Beam. ; Bakar, A.A.; Khanam, P.N. Oil Sorbent Material Made From Kenaf Fibers . ; Joseph, K.; Carvalho, D.L.H. Physical and Chemical Properties of Fibers Extracted From Sugarcane and Kenaf Rind. This study evaluated the physical and mechanical properties of kenaf(K)/bamboo(B) fiber mat reinforced epoxy hybrid composites. 2011; Khalid et al. When an air gap was introduced during the experiment, the sound absorption coefficient of composites improved at a lower frequency. Our dedicated information section provides allows you to learn more about MDPI. The fibre was chemically treated with both NaOH and Silane to compared its physical properties with the untreated fibre. 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 … Kenaf/polypropylene nonwoven composites: The influence of manufacturing conditions on mechanical, thermal, and acoustical performance. Abstract. Many researchers have presented work related to the properties of kenaf fiber composites. A study of Acoustics Performance on Natural Fiber Composite. Albuquerque, D.A. The weight ratios of kenaf/bamboo were 30:70, 50:50 and 70:30. Received: 22 April 2019 / Revised: 15 May 2019 / Accepted: 23 May 2019 / Published: 28 June 2019, (This article belongs to the Special Issue. Copyright © 2014 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. In this study, kenaf fiber (MR grade) was obtained from the National Kenaf and Tobacco Board of Malaysia. The effects of initial water treatment conditions of kenaf fiber were investigated. As the thickness of the air gap increased, the maximum peak of sound absorption shifted to lower frequency. The statements, opinions and data contained in the journal, © 1996-2021 MDPI (Basel, Switzerland) unless otherwise stated. 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. Hanan, F.; Jawaid, M.; Paridah, M.T. 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. [16] examined the effect of water absorption on long kenaf hybrid woven glass using the cold press technique. In this study, an impact hammer (Kistler model 9722A500) was used to perform the modal analysis as shown in. The kenaf fiber was processed into three particle sizes i.e. considerations. Kenaf fibre is the main fibre used in this study and was supplied by ZKK Sdn. ; Sambu, M.; Latif, H.A. Find support for a specific problem on the support section of our website. 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. The fibers were from top (50.8 mm The plain woven kenaf fibre was prepared and cut to fabricate composite samples according to the ASTM standards. The results are summarized as follows. The effects of alkali treatment on kenaf fiber physical properties under various conditions were explored. The kenaf fibers treated by alkali became darker and their Munsell color values changed from Y (yellow) to YR (yellowred) according to an increased NaOH concentration. Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. Natural fibers for soundproofing systems, thermal insulation and ecological buildings. 9490601 and HiCOE Grant No. PHYSICAL AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF KENAF FIBER-NR BIOCOMPOSITE Kenaf is known as the natural fiber that content highly composition of cellulose and renewable fibers. Initially, the epoxy was poured into the mould followed by bamboo mat and woven kenaf were placed inside the mould. Even though 7B3K has higher bamboo content compared to BK, it has lower tensile strength and modulus compared BK (55.28 MPa and 5.15 GPa). Abstract. Chandradass, J.; Kumar, M.R. Lim, Z.Y. Kenaf fiber is a potentially outstanding reinforcing filler in thermo-plastic composites. 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. PHYSICAL AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF KENAF FIBER-NR BIOCOMPOSITE Kenaf is known as the natural fiber that content highly composition of cellulose and renewable fibers. 360 Fiber tensile test results were analyzed in 3 methods to introduce the best alkaline treatment condition. 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. Abdullah, A.H.; Azharia, A.; Salleh, F.M. Woven kenaf mat is a plain weave while bamboo mat is punched mat. Effect of jute fibre loading on tensile and dynamic mechanical properties of oil palm epoxy composites. Kenaf fiber is produced from the bast of a plant named Hibiscus Cannabinus. Mariatti, J.; Nasir, M.; Ismail, H. Preliminary Studies of Woven Thermoplastic Composites. A3 Preparation and Properties of Kenaf Bast Fiber Filled Plasticized Poly(lactic acid) Composites The weight ratios of kenaf/bamboo were 30:70, 50:50 and 70:30. The void content will reduce the physical and mechanical properties of the composites. Woven kenaf mats and bamboo fiber mat were used in this study. Introduction Fiber reinforced plastics (FRP) are widely used these days due to its excellent mechanical and physical properties. The effects of carbon fibre hybridisation on the thermal properties of woven kenaf-reinforced epoxy composites were studied. The sound absorption of the composite depends on several factors such as air flow resistivity, porosity, viscoelasticity, density, thickness and tortuosity [. Mechanical performance of oil palm/kenaf fiber-reinforced epoxy-based bilayer hybrid composites. The sustainable properties of kenaf include [19], [22]: • Kenaf plant absorbs carbon dioxide from the air at a significantly high rate • Kenaf plant absorbs nitrogen and phosphorous from the soil • It is easily recycled Due to the light weight of kenaf fiber composites, the fuel consumption and emission are improved especially in Physical and mechanical properties were examined. Kenaf composite and bamboo composite were fabricated as controls. Fibers bleached with 6% and 8% peroxide at 85 °C had a good light color while maintaining some of the mechanical properties. Khalil et al. 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. ; Yaakob, M.Y. We use cookies on our website to ensure you get the best experience. Scanning electron microscopy was employed for morphology and fiber diameter determination. ; Jawaid, M.; Alothman, O.Y. 2008). Kumar, K.S. Of all the composites, 3B7K exhibited the highest natural frequency. It is made up of an inner woody core and an outer fibrous bark surrounding the core. Properties of a natural fiber (kenaf fiber) were determined. For this study, 360 fiber specimens were tested for 24 various conditions of initial treatment and alkaline surface modifications. Physical Properties of the PP/kenaf/MWCNT Composites The water absorption test was conducted using the samples (dimensions of 30 mm 30 mm 2 mm) obtained from the feedstock of the PP/kenaf/MWCNT composite with di erent compositions. Kenaf (Hibiscus Cannabinus L.) fibres are thermally and alkali treated to enhance the interfacial bond between the fibre-matrix, the mechanical properties of the fibre itself, the fibre-reinforced thermally activated alum sludge ash (AASA) and the nanosilica (NS) blended cementitious composites. The breaking and tearing strengths of the kenaf-imbedded nonwoven were dependent on its weight and its mean pore size. In addition, the void content of the composites was investigated for the hybrid composites. Five replicates were tested in each sample and the average values were reported. The ratio of fiber to polylactic acid was set at 60:40 with 1:1 ratio between kenaf and empty fruit bunch fibers. Hao, A.; Zhao, H.; Chen, J.Y. Akhtar, M.N. Researchers investigated the influence of hybridizing kenaf and oil palm fiber in the epoxy composites on mechanical properties [. Mechanical (flexural and impact), morphological, and physical properties (thickness swelling, water absorption, and density) were examined. 6369108. ; Ching, Y.C. The void content was calculated by using following Equations (1)–(4). The ratio of fiber to polylactic acid was set at 60:40 with 1:1 ratio between kenaf and empty fruit bunch fibers. Fibers more The composites were made using the hand lay-up method. This study examined the physical properties of kenaf fiber-imbedded nonwoven for automotive pillar trim according to the blend ratio of the fibers and needle-punching process conditions. Kenaf and pineapple leaf fibre offered tremendous potential for hybridization. Physical Properties of Kenaf fibers The characteristics on geometrical properties of kenaf fibers were analyzed and data such as length, diameter and wall thickness were presented in the Table.3 Table 3: Physical Properties of Kenaf fibers Kenaf fiber Bleached Properties Retted fiber Degummed fiber fiber Length (mm) 5.86 3.25 3.25 The samples were tested according to the ASTM D3039 using 30 kN Bluehill INSTRON 5567 universal Testing machine (Instron, Shakopee, USA). 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. Results indicate that kenaf The length of the kenaf bast fibre was shortened manually using a Pallman Knife Ring Flaker. The weight ratios of kenaf/bamboo were 30:70, 50:50 and 70:30. The specimen for tensile testing was prepared with a dimension of 120 mm × 20 mm × 5 mm by using band saw. ; Liou, N.S. Introducing an air gap improved the sound absorption coefficient of all composites. MDPI stays neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations. This study was conducted to find out the effects of different conditions of alkaline treatment in terms of the concentration of alkali solution and immersion time on the fiber properties. Sound absorption performance of natural fibers and their composites. The sound absorption coefficient of the composites did not show significant difference. Jawaid, M.; Abdul Khalil, H.P.S. The sound absorption coefficient for testing without air gap was less than 0.5. Epoxy was applied on every layer of Kenaf and bamboo mats. Saba, N.; Paridah, M.T. 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. Kenaf fiber, Starch, Kenaf/starch bio-composite, Physical properties, Interfacial adhesive properties 참고문헌 (22) KCI에서 이 논문을 인용한 논문의 수는 0건 입니다. The sound absorption coefficient of composites were measured in two conditions: without air gap and with air gap (10, 20, 30 mm). Koizumi, T.; Tsujiuchi, N.; Adachi, A. The authors are thankful to the Universiti Putra Malaysia for supporting this research through Putra Grant No. The composites were made using the hand lay-up method. The effects of alkali treatment on kenaf fiber physical properties under various conditions were explored. 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. Physical properties: The density of kenaf and market MDF was 0.73 and 0.72 g cm-3, respectively . The diameter of the sample is 33 mm. Kenaf, bamboo, and kenaf/bamboo hybrid composites were prepared using the hand lay-up method at 40% wt total fiber loading. 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. Meanwhile, impact energy is highest at 10% kenaf 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. Sound absorption coefficient of natural fibres hybrid reinforced polyester composites. ; Hamdan, S. Reinforced Oil Palm Fiber Epoxy Composites: An Investigation on Chemical Treatment of Fibers on Acoustical, Morphological, Mechanical and Spectral Properties. Physical and common characteristics: Commercial form: chipboard: Anatomical origin: central part of stem, woody-phloem sheaths: Morphological characteristics : flat, elongated particles of approximately 12 to 22 mm: Chemical characteristics: KENAF CORE This study aims to investigate the void content, tensile, vibration and acoustic properties of kenaf/bamboo fiber reinforced epoxy hybrid composites. Kenaf fiber consists of cellulose (56–64 Wt.%), hemicellulose (21–35 Wt.%), lignin (8–14 Wt.%) and small amounts of extractives and ash , . 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. By continuing you agree to the use of cookies. Others – 5% to 15%. 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. Chemical surface modification method is a well-known method to increase the interfacial bonding strength between fibers and polymer matrix. We suggest the use of kenaf/bamboo hybrid composites for non-load bearing structures where noise control and sound absorbing properties are prime requirements. 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. This paper reports the effect of alkali treatment conditions on the physical properties of kenaf fiber such as density, weight loss, diameter, cross sectional and fiber morphology. A. Kenaf is one of the allied fibres of jute and shows similar characteristics. ; Siva, I.; Rajini, N.; Jappes, J.W. Further, kenaf and bamboo composites were fabricated for the purpose of comparison. The specimens were first dried in an oven at 60 C for 24 h to remove the moisture in the specimen. ; Yan, L.H. The samples were coated with a thin layer of gold prior to morphological analysis in order to obtain clear images. Water – 7-10%. 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. Kenaf/PU biocomposite. Sound absorption performance of natural kenaf fibres. Table 1 shows the mechanical properties, surface rough-ness and fiber dimensions of the bacterial retted stem length kenaf fibers. 2012). Sathishkumar, T.; Naveen, J.; Satheeshkumar, S. Hybrid fiber reinforced polymer composites—A review. Jawaid, M.; Abdul Khalil, H.P.S. The effects of carbon fibre hybridisation on the thermal properties of woven kenaf-reinforced epoxy composites were studied. Keywords:Kenaf fiber, polyurethane, biocomposites, mechanical properties 1. 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. The hybridization of woven kenaf and bamboo showed an improvement in overall properties. The density of kenaf MDF and market MDF were respectively, 0.73 and 0.72 g cm-3. Kenaf fiber/high-density polyethylene/maleic anhydride (MA)-compatibilized composites were melt mixed in a twin-screw extruder and molded using injection molding machine. KENAF ECO FIBERS ITALY S.P.A. Main characteristics of the kenaf core and the hemp core. P. Chow, R. J. Lambert, C. Bowers, and N. McKenzie, “Physical and mechanical properties of composite panels made from kenaf plant fibers and plastics,” in Proceedings of the 2000 International Kenaf Symposium, pp. Effects of kenaf contents and fiber orientation on physical, mechanical, and morphological properties of hybrid laminated composites for vehicle spall liners R. Yahaya Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia Modal analysis was employed to study the dynamic characteristics (natural frequency and damping behavior) of the composite beams. 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. 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