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International Journal of Engineering Research in Computer Science and Engineering (IJERCSE)

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Open Access Journal

International Journal of Engineering Research in Mechanical and Civil Engineering (IJERMCE)

Monthly Journal for Mechanical and Civil Engineering

ISSN : 2456-1290 (Online)

Call For Paper : Vol 11, Issue 05, May 2024
Evaluation of Mechanical Properties of Hybrid Composites Reinforced with Kenaf/Banana Fibers

Author : Dr.H K Shivanand 1 Ramesh Kumar S C 2 Dr. H N Vidyasagar 3 Nanjunda swamy 4

Date of Publication :12th April 2017

Abstract: The role of natural fibers reinforced hybrid composite are growing in a field of engineering and technology due to favourable properties. In the present unsustainable environmental condition natural fibers are serving better materials in terms of biodegradability, low cost, high strength and corrosion resistance when compared to conventional materials. Development of the polymer hybrid composite as a sustainable alternative materials for some engineering applications, particularly in aerospace application and automobile applications are being investigated. The main objective is to fabricate the single banana, Kenaf fiber and hybrid composites and to evaluate the properties of hybrid composites. The hybrid laminates are fabricated by using Banana & Kenaf as reinforcing materials with polyester resin. The specimens are prepared according to ASTM standards and the tensile, flexural and hardness tests are carried out. From this study it is observed that the hybrid composites are showing better results compared to the individual fiber composites

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