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. In kenaf fiber density, it was found that a small increase of kenaf density value after alkali treatment compared to untreated kenaf fiber. 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. 3.5 Kenaf Fiber Properties Tests 63 3.5.1 Preparation of Kenaf Fiber 63 3.5.2 Alkaline Treatment of Kenaf Fiber 64 3.5.3 Alkaline Treatment Process 65 3.5.4 Cutting Process for Kenaf Fiber 65 3.5.5 Storage of Kenaf Fiber 66 3.5.6 Physical and Mechanical Property Tests on Kenaf Fibers … The tensile, vibration and acoustic properties of composites were evaluated. The samples were coated with a thin layer of gold prior to morphological analysis in order to obtain clear images. 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 Hemicellulose – Nil. ; Jawaid, M. Mechanical properties of kenaf fibre reinforced polymer composite: A review. Hydrogen peroxide solutions of different concentrations were used in a completely randomized design with factorial arrangement of treatments. The breaking and tearing strengths of the kenaf-imbedded nonwoven were dependent on its weight and its mean pore size. 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. Jawaid, M.; Abdul Khalil, H.P.S. Saba, N.; Paridah, M.T. analyzed the data and corrected the manuscript. Zhou, H.; Li, B.; Huang, G. Sound absorption characteristics of polymer microparticles. Mechanical and Physical Properties of Bundles and Single Fibers The mechanical and physical properties of stem fibers are useful to predict the overall properties of composites. 2.5. Fiber processing is an important factor that affects the physical and mechanical properties of long kenaf fiber. 0.04 cm. 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 diameter of the sample is 33 mm. The hybridization of woven kenaf/bamboo reduced the void content. [16] examined the effect of water absorption on long kenaf hybrid woven glass using the cold press technique. Natural fibers for soundproofing systems, thermal insulation and ecological buildings. 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. Kenaf/empty fruit bunch/polylactic acid (kenaf/EFB/PLA) hybrid biocomposites were prepared using hot press technique. The composites were prepared by using hand lay-up and compression moulding techniques. In addition, the void content of the composites was investigated for the hybrid composites. The physical and mechanical properties of kenaf yarn were measured according to the ASTM D3379-10 standard [26]. This study was under taken to identify the physical and mechanical properties of kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus) MDF and to evaluate the potential of kenaf MDF in Bangladesh.Properties were compared with market MDF in Bangladesh. ; Radzi, M.K.F. 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. 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%. Results indicate that kenaf Kenaf fiber is a potentially outstanding reinforcing filler in thermo-plastic composites. 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. 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. Fibers more Kenaf fibers have gained so much interest among the researchers due to its unique properties and availability. A composite made from 100% carbon fibre was served for a comparison purpose. The samples were tested according to the ASTM D3039 using 30 kN Bluehill INSTRON 5567 universal Testing machine (Instron, Shakopee, USA). An enhancement in elongation at break, tensile strength and modulus of hybrid composites was observed until a kenaf/bamboo ratio of 50:50. The development of sound absorbing materials using natural bamboo fibers. Salleh et al. The surface morphology of the fracture surface of the tensile samples was examined by using Hitachi S-3400N scanning electron microscopy (SEM) (Hitachi, Krefeld, Germany) with an acceleration voltage of 10 kV. 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 Others – 5% to 15%. 139–143, Hiroshima, Japan, 2000. The density was higher for kenaf comparing to market MDF. A3 Preparation and Properties of Kenaf Bast Fiber Filled Plasticized Poly(lactic acid) Composites Kenaf fiber, Starch, Kenaf/starch bio-composite, Physical properties, Interfacial adhesive properties 참고문헌 (22) KCI에서 이 논문을 인용한 논문의 수는 0건 입니다. Kenaf Fibers and Composites covers the breadth of these exciting materials, from raw material preparation to application in a variety of products. 2008). Yong, C.K. ; Jayamani, E.; Heng, S.K. Kenaf fiber is produced from the bast of a plant named Hibiscus Cannabinus. The effects of initial water treatment conditions of kenaf fiber were investigated. The length of the kenaf bast fibre was shortened manually using a Pallman Knife Ring Flaker. A. The ratio of fiber to polylactic acid was set at 60:40 with 1:1 ratio between kenaf and empty fruit bunch fibers. The ratio of fiber to polylactic acid was set at 60:40 with 1:1 ratio between kenaf and empty fruit bunch fibers. ; Sunthornvarabhas, J.; Park, J.W. Alkali treatment conditions setting have an impact on kenaf bast fiber physical characteristics. It is made up of an inner woody core and an outer fibrous bark surrounding the core. Generally, the tensile and flexural properties of kenaf reinforced composites, vary depending on the type of fibre, its orientation (random or unidirectional), content and form (fibre or fabric), and the type of blending/plasticizer used. 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 Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. The composites were made using the hand lay-up method. Yahya, M.N. The composites were made using the hand lay-up method. ; Yan, L.H. 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. 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. Hence, kenaf fiber is one of the natural fiber which often and extensively used over the past few years. 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. Dependence of modulus on the percentage of cellulose in natural fibres was clear. Physicothermal properties of the composites were studied at different percentages of compatibilizer contents using various techniques. The void contents of hybrid composites were almost similar. The composites were made using the hand lay-up method. The kenaf core (20 and 40 mesh) in the form of filler and bast fibre was purchased from the National Kenaf and Tobacco Board, Malaysia (LKTN). As the thickness of the air gap increased, the maximum peak of sound absorption shifted to lower frequency. Physical and mechanical properties were examined. 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. The void content will reduce the physical and mechanical properties of the composites. Effect of jute fibre loading on tensile and dynamic mechanical properties of oil palm epoxy composites. Table 1 lists the properties. 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. Table 1 shows the mechanical properties, surface rough-ness and fiber dimensions of the bacterial retted stem length kenaf fibers. (PDF) Investigation on properties of woven kenaf fiber reinforced … ; Liou, N.S. 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. [15] studied the basic characteristics and physical properties of kenaf fiber. View at: Google Scholar MDPI stays neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations. 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. 2, 0.80 cm and 1.70 cm. Bamboo mat, woven kenaf and hybrid woven kenaf/bamboo reinforced hybrid composites were fabricated using the hand lay-up method. Corpus ID: 202950276. Boopalan, M.; Niranjanaa, M.; Umapathy, M.J. Study on the mechanical properties and thermal properties of jute and banana fiber reinforced epoxy hybrid composites. 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 The density, water absorption and thickness swelling of the composites increased as the kenaf weight ratio increased. 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. 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. 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 … Zainudin, E.S. Introduction Fiber reinforced plastics (FRP) are widely used these days due to its excellent mechanical and physical properties. This study aims to investigate the void content, tensile, vibration and acoustic properties of kenaf/bamboo fiber reinforced epoxy hybrid 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. Effect of coir fiber loading on mechanical and morphological properties of oil palm fibers reinforced polypropylene composites. 360 Fiber tensile test results were analyzed in 3 methods to introduce the best alkaline treatment condition. Jawaid, M.; Abdul Khalil, H.P.S. Koizumi, T.; Tsujiuchi, N.; Adachi, A. Hanan, F.; Jawaid, M.; Paridah, M.T. Effect of fiber orientation on mechanical properties of kenaf-reinforced polymer composite. ; Ching, Y.C. The individual fiber properties in hybrid composites, such as strength, modulus and elongation at break, will determine the overall performance of the composite [, Scanning electron microscopy of tensile fractured woven kenaf, bamboo mat and woven kenaf/bamboo mat hybrid composites were shown in, The natural frequency of natural fiber-based composites depends on factors which include chemical composition, fiber orientation, layering sequence, fiber length and diameter, and fiber/matrix interfacial bonding [, The sound absorption coefficients of woven kenaf, bamboo mat and woven kenaf/bamboo mat hybrid composites are illustrated in, Based on the results, it was observed that the sound absorption of the composites is lower than 0.5 which indicates that the composites absorb sounds less efficiently. performed the experiment and wrote the manuscript with input from M.J.; J.N. Sample codes are listed in. The statements, opinions and data contained in the journal, © 1996-2021 MDPI (Basel, Switzerland) unless otherwise stated. Kenaf fiber is gaining attention as an alternative reinforcement for composite products due to low cost, reduced environmental impact, and attractive mechanical properties. The statements, opinions and data contained in the journals are solely 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. Oil Sorbent Material Made From Kenaf Fibers . A composite made from 100% carbon fibre was served for a comparison purpose. It was demonstrated that the hybrid composite with a ratio of 50:50 showed the highest tensile strength and modulus. Subscribe to receive issue release notifications and newsletters from MDPI journals, You can make submissions to other journals. It is used for industrial products, can also be utilized as a cost effective and environmentally acceptable approach to the creation of a partially Jawaid, M.; Abdul Khalil, H.P.S. Linen look. The authors declare no conflict of interest. Physical properties of kenaf: Strong. 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 study showed that Woven kenaf mat is a plain weave while bamboo mat is punched mat. Khalil et al. Chemical surface modification method is a well-known method to increase the interfacial bonding strength between fibers and polymer matrix. By continuing you agree to the use of cookies. On the other hand, the highest natural frequency and damping factors were observed for Bamboo/Kenaf (30:70) hybrid composites. Yahaya, R.; Sapuan, S.; Jawaid, M.; Leman, Z.; Zainudin, E. Effect of layering sequence and chemical treatment on the mechanical properties of woven kenaf–aramid hybrid laminated composites. Nowadays, researchers are focused on developing sustainable materials using natural fibers as reinforcement in polymeric composites. ; Almeida, J.R.M. When an air gap was introduced during the experiment, the sound absorption coefficient of composites improved at a lower frequency. 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. Hybridization of kenaf fiber with bamboo has improved the natural frequency compared to woven kenaf and bamboo composites. ; Hassan, A.; Abdallah, E. Bi-layer hybrid biocomposites: Chemical resistant and physical properties. Further, kenaf and bamboo composites were fabricated for the purpose of comparison. Kenaf is one of the allied fibres of jute and shows similar characteristics. Initially, the epoxy was poured into the mould followed by bamboo mat and woven kenaf were placed inside the mould. Meanwhile, impact energy is highest at 10% kenaf The fibers were from top (50.8 mm 2.1.1 The uses of Kenaf and kenaf products 5 2.2 Kenaf Biocomposite 6 2.3 Synthetic rubber 8 2.4 Styrene-Butadiene Rubber (SBR) 9 2.4.1 Physical Properties of Styrene-Butadiene Rubber (SBR) 9 2.4.2 Uses of Styrene-Butadiene Rubber (SBR) 11 2.5 Kenaf as filler 12 CHAPTER 3 METHODOLOGY 3.1 Materials 13 3.2 The equipment 13 3.3 Sample preparation 14 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. }, author={Simona Cristina Romanoschi}, year={1998} } 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. Our dedicated information section provides allows you to learn more about MDPI. ; Putra, A.; Nor, M.J.M. Abstract. kenaf fiber were treated under various conditions alkali concentration at 2, 6 and 10 (w/v%), immersion duration at 30, 240 and 480 minute and immersion temperature at 27, 60 and 100 oC. The plain woven kenaf fibre was prepared and cut to fabricate composite samples according to the ASTM standards. Woven kenaf mats and bamboo fiber mat were used in this study. The samples were put in conditioning chamber for a day with temperature 23 ± 3 °C and relative humidity 50 ± 10%. The properties of the kenaf fiber treated by alkali (NaOH) were investigated by spectrocolorimeter, SEM, X-ray diffractometer, FT-IR and TGA. Abstract. ; Hassan, A.; Dungani, R.; Hadiyane, A. Kenaf fiber can be obtained by decortications of the kenaf plant stem. 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. 9490601 and HiCOE Grant No. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2014.01.036. ; Sulong, A.B. Hao, A.; Zhao, H.; Chen, J.Y. Physical properties: The density of kenaf and market MDF was 0.73 and 0.72 g cm-3, respectively . Sreekala, M.; George, J.; Kumaran, M.; Thomas, S. The mechanical performance of hybrid phenol-formaldehyde-based composites reinforced with glass and oil palm fibres. Kenaf Fiber Properties: Chemical composition of kenaf: The chemical composition of kenaf fiber is as follows: Cellulose – 51-52%. Venkateshwaran, N.; ElayaPerumal, A.; Alavudeen, A.; Thiruchitrambalam, M. Mechanical and water absorption behaviour of banana/sisal reinforced hybrid composites. Kenaf, bamboo and hybrid composites were fabricated using the hand lay-up method. 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