A3 Preparation and Properties of Kenaf Bast Fiber Filled Plasticized Poly(lactic acid) Composites The samples were tested according to the ASTM D3039 using 30 kN Bluehill INSTRON 5567 universal Testing machine (Instron, Shakopee, USA). Khalil et al. 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 void contents of hybrid composites were almost similar. The effects of alkali treatment on kenaf fiber physical properties under various conditions were explored. The samples were put in conditioning chamber for a day with temperature 23 ± 3 °C and relative humidity 50 ± 10%. 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. The sound absorption coefficient of composites were measured in two conditions: without air gap and with air gap (10, 20, 30 mm). The fibre was chemically treated with both NaOH and Silane to compared its physical properties with the untreated fibre. 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. Salleh et al. ; Radzi, M.K.F. Keywords:Kenaf fiber, polyurethane, biocomposites, mechanical properties 1. Besides, the scanning electron microscopy was employed to observe the specimens’ appearance, fracture area and fibers’ diameter. Jawaid, M.; Abdul Khalil, H.P.S. The weight ratios of kenaf/bamboo were 30:70, 50:50 and 70:30. Kenaf Fibers and Composites covers the breadth of these exciting materials, from raw material preparation to application in a variety of products. Water – 7-10%. 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. The percentage ratio of holocellulose content, and of bast and core kenaf fiber was investigated. 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. Woven kenaf mats and bamboo fiber mat were used in this study. 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. A. An enhancement in elongation at break, tensile strength and modulus of hybrid composites was observed until a kenaf/bamboo ratio of 50:50. Kenaf fiber consists of cellulose (56–64 Wt.%), hemicellulose (21–35 Wt.%), lignin (8–14 Wt.%) and small amounts of extractives and ash , . Tensile properties of kenaf fiber and corn husk flour reinforced poly (lactic acid) hybrid bio-composites: Role of aspect ratio of natural fibers. Hemicellulose – Nil. 6369108. 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. Fiber processing is an important factor that affects the physical and mechanical properties of long kenaf fiber. Master’s Thesis, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia, 1998. ; Sulong, A.B. Yahya, M.N. We use cookies to help provide and enhance our service and tailor content and ads. 2. Others – 5% to 15%. In this study, kenaf fiber (MR grade) was obtained from the National Kenaf and Tobacco Board of Malaysia. Kenaf is one of the allied fibres of jute and shows similar characteristics. The length of the kenaf bast fibre was shortened manually using a Pallman Knife Ring Flaker. 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. Results indicate that kenaf Can be either lightweight or heavyweight. Kumar, K.S. Sathishkumar, T.; Naveen, J.; Satheeshkumar, S. Hybrid fiber reinforced polymer composites—A review. The effects of alkali treatment on kenaf fiber physical properties under various conditions were explored. It is used for industrial products, can also be utilized as a cost effective and environmentally acceptable approach to the creation of a partially 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. 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 diameter of the sample is 33 mm. 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 Sreekala, M.; George, J.; Kumaran, M.; Thomas, S. The mechanical performance of hybrid phenol-formaldehyde-based composites reinforced with glass and oil palm fibres. ; Ching, Y.C. 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. The composites were prepared by using hand lay-up and compression moulding techniques. Koizumi, T.; Tsujiuchi, N.; Adachi, A. Effect of coir fiber loading on mechanical and morphological properties of oil palm fibers reinforced polypropylene composites. ; Yaakob, M.Y. Then, the mould was placed in a hot press at 110 °C for 10 min followed by a cold press for 5 min. The density of kenaf MDF and market MDF were respectively, 0.73 and 0.72 g cm-3. [16] examined the effect of water absorption on long kenaf hybrid woven glass using the cold press technique. 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. Further, kenaf and bamboo composites were fabricated for the purpose of comparison. 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. Fibers more Kenaf composite and bamboo composite were fabricated as controls. Voids in hybrid composites were determined as per ASTM-D-2734-70. 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. 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. Rajesh, M.; Pitchaimani, J.; Rajini, N. Free Vibration Characteristics of Banana/Sisal Natural Fibers Reinforced Hybrid Polymer Composite Beam. The tensile, vibration and acoustic properties of composites were evaluated. 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 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 weight ratios of kenaf/bamboo were 30:70, 50:50 and 70:30. Scanning electron microscopy was employed for morphology and fiber diameter determination. 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). Hao, A.; Zhao, H.; Chen, J.Y. ; Velmurugan, R. Effect of nanoclay addition on vibration properties of glass fibre reinforced vinyl ester composites. Of all the composites, 3B7K exhibited the highest natural frequency. The statements, opinions and data contained in the journals are solely Properties of a natural fiber (kenaf fiber) were determined. Kenaf, bamboo, and kenaf/bamboo hybrid composites were prepared using the hand lay-up method at 40% wt total fiber loading. We use cookies on our website to ensure you get the best experience. The hybridization of woven kenaf and bamboo showed an improvement in overall properties. ; Hassan, A.; Abdallah, E. Bi-layer hybrid biocomposites: Chemical resistant and physical properties. 2011; Khalid et al. Physicothermal properties of the composites were studied at different percentages of compatibilizer contents using various techniques. Kwon, H.J. This study aims to investigate the void content, tensile, vibration and acoustic properties of kenaf/bamboo fiber reinforced epoxy hybrid composites. Oil Sorbent Material Made From Kenaf Fibers . When an air gap was introduced during the experiment, the sound absorption coefficient of composites improved at a lower frequency. Table 1 shows the mechanical properties, surface rough-ness and fiber dimensions of the bacterial retted stem length kenaf fibers. The composites were fabricated using melt mixing, extrusion and compression moulding processes. In this study, an impact hammer (Kistler model 9722A500) was used to perform the modal analysis as shown in. analyzed the data and corrected the manuscript. The properties of the kenaf fiber treated by alkali (NaOH) were investigated by spectrocolorimeter, SEM, X-ray diffractometer, FT-IR and TGA. 2.5. [15] studied the basic characteristics and physical properties of kenaf fiber. 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 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). ; Hassan, A.; Dungani, R.; Hadiyane, A. 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. 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. 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 … 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. Alkali treatment conditions setting have an impact on kenaf bast fiber physical characteristics. Abstract. Natural fibers for soundproofing systems, thermal insulation and ecological buildings. Mechanical (flexural and impact), morphological, and physical properties (thickness swelling, water absorption, and density) were examined. 360 Fiber tensile test results were analyzed in 3 methods to introduce the best alkaline treatment condition. Statistical analysis also showed the significant difference (95% level of significance) between the two types of board. (PDF) Investigation on properties of woven kenaf fiber reinforced … ; Sambu, M.; Latif, H.A. Albuquerque, D.A. The composites were made using the hand lay-up method. Venkateshwaran, N.; ElayaPerumal, A.; Alavudeen, A.; Thiruchitrambalam, M. Mechanical and water absorption behaviour of banana/sisal reinforced hybrid composites. 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 Kenaf fibre is the main fibre used in this study and was supplied by ZKK Sdn. Mechanical (flexural and impact), morphological, and physical properties (thickness swelling, water absorption, and density) were examined. Mechanical performance of oil palm/kenaf fiber-reinforced epoxy-based bilayer hybrid composites. ; Jawaid, M. Mechanical properties of kenaf fibre reinforced polymer composite: A review. Soft Handle. KENAF ECO FIBERS ITALY S.P.A. Main characteristics of the kenaf core and the hemp core. @inproceedings{Romanoschi1998PhysicalAC, title={Physical and Chemical Properties of Fibers Extracted From Sugarcane and Kenaf Rind. 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/. Kenaf Properties with reference to Papermaking. Zweben, C. Tensile strength of hybrid composites. 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. Further, kenaf and bamboo composites were fabricated for the purpose of comparison. The hybridization of woven kenaf/bamboo reduced the void content. 139–143, Hiroshima, Japan, 2000. The effects of carbon fibre hybridisation on the thermal properties of woven kenaf-reinforced epoxy composites were studied. Application of kenaf fiber has attracted a huge interest in the world due to increased paper consumption and protected tropical forest. View at: Google Scholar 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 void content was calculated by using following Equations (1)–(4). Bhd., Malaysia (as shown in Figure 1). Hybridization of kenaf fiber with bamboo has improved the natural frequency compared to woven kenaf and bamboo 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. Subscribe to receive issue release notifications and newsletters from MDPI journals, You can make submissions to other journals. Hydrogen peroxide solutions of different concentrations were used in a completely randomized design with factorial arrangement of treatments. Kenaf, bamboo, and kenaf/bamboo hybrid composites were prepared using the hand lay-up method at 40% wt total fiber loading. Lim, Z.Y. 2012). Akhtar, M.N. Sound absorption performance of natural kenaf fibres. Meanwhile, impact energy is highest at 10% kenaf Mariatti, J.; Nasir, M.; Ismail, H. Preliminary Studies of Woven Thermoplastic Composites. considerations. ; Almeida, J.R.M. By continuing you agree to the use of cookies. Jawaid, M.; Abdul Khalil, H.P.S. 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. Abstract. Influence of alkaline treatment and fiber loading on the physical and mechanical properties of kenaf/polypropylene composites for variety of applications. Different ratios of kenaf to bamboo fibers, such as 70:30(3B7K), 50:50(BK), and 30:70(7B3K), were used to fabricate the Initially, the epoxy was poured into the mould followed by bamboo mat and woven kenaf were placed inside the mould. On the other hand, the highest natural frequency and damping factors were observed for Bamboo/Kenaf (30:70) hybrid composites. The samples were coated with a thin layer of gold prior to morphological analysis in order to obtain clear images. 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. Kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus L.) is highly considered in the pulp and paper industry and is known as a drought tolerant plant. Received: 22 April 2019 / Revised: 15 May 2019 / Accepted: 23 May 2019 / Published: 28 June 2019, (This article belongs to the Special Issue. }, author={Simona Cristina Romanoschi}, year={1998} } Single woven kenaf mat and bamboo mats were prepared as control. 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. Sound absorption performance of natural fibers and their composites. Table 1 lists the properties. 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 … Sample codes are listed in. Hanan, F.; Jawaid, M.; Paridah, M.T. The ratio of fiber to polylactic acid was set at 60:40 with 1:1 ratio between kenaf and empty fruit bunch fibers. Effect of fiber orientation on mechanical properties of kenaf-reinforced polymer composite. Epoxy was applied on every layer of Kenaf and bamboo mats. The authors declare no conflict of interest. Yong, C.K. Chemical resistance, void content and tensile properties of oil palm/jute fibre reinforced polymer hybrid composites. ; Chuah, C.H. ; Jayamani, E.; Heng, S.K. Hence, hybrid kenaf/bamboo composites exhibited less void content, as well as improved tensile, vibration and acoustic properties. 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. The statements, opinions and data contained in the journal, © 1996-2021 MDPI (Basel, Switzerland) unless otherwise stated. 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. Chemical surface modification method is a well-known method to increase the interfacial bonding strength between fibers and polymer matrix. Aesthetically pleasing. the physical and mechanical properties of kenaf(K)/bamboo(B) fiber mat reinforced epoxy hybrid composites. ; Haniffah, W.H. 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. Fiber processing is an important factor that affects the physical and mechanical properties of long kenaf fiber. The sound absorption of the composite depends on several factors such as air flow resistivity, porosity, viscoelasticity, density, thickness and tortuosity [. Kenaf fiber, Starch, Kenaf/starch bio-composite, Physical properties, Interfacial adhesive properties 참고문헌 (22) KCI에서 이 논문을 인용한 논문의 수는 0건 입니다. Kenaf fiber is a potentially outstanding reinforcing filler in thermo-plastic composites. 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