}, author={Simona Cristina Romanoschi}, year={1998} } Kenaf fiber is gaining attention as an alternative reinforcement for composite products due to low cost, reduced environmental impact, and attractive mechanical properties. Effect of coir fiber loading on mechanical and morphological properties of oil palm fibers reinforced polypropylene composites. While pineapple leaf fibre helped the composite in tensile and flexural properties, kenaf provided impact strength and in reduction of water uptake. 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). Kenaf fibre is the main fibre used in this study and was supplied by ZKK Sdn. 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 authors declare no conflict of interest. The composites were made using the hand lay-up method. Influence of alkaline treatment and fiber loading on the physical and mechanical properties of kenaf/polypropylene composites for variety of applications. [16] examined the effect of water absorption on long kenaf hybrid woven glass using the cold press technique. Mechanical (flexural and impact), morphological, and physical properties (thickness swelling, water absorption, and density) were examined. The effects of carbon fibre hybridisation on the thermal properties of woven kenaf-reinforced epoxy composites were studied. Fiber processing is an important factor that affects the physical and mechanical properties of long kenaf fiber. 5% volume fraction of kenaf fiber exhibits the highest tensile modulus and flexural modulus in its composite materials. Further, kenaf and bamboo composites were fabricated for the purpose of comparison. The weight ratios of kenaf/bamboo were 30:70, 50:50 and 70:30. 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. considerations. You seem to have javascript disabled. 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 plain woven kenaf fibre was prepared and cut to fabricate composite samples according to the ASTM standards. Abstract. We use cookies to help provide and enhance our service and tailor content and ads. The samples were tested according to the ASTM D3039 using 30 kN Bluehill INSTRON 5567 universal Testing machine (Instron, Shakopee, USA). 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/polypropylene nonwoven composites: The influence of manufacturing conditions on mechanical, thermal, and acoustical performance. analyzed the data and corrected the manuscript. 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. Statistical analysis also showed the significant difference (95% level of significance) between the two types of board. The composites were prepared by using hand lay-up and compression moulding techniques. A study of Acoustics Performance on Natural Fiber Composite. Woven kenaf mats and bamboo fiber mat were used in this study. The water 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 Chemical Properties of Fibers Extracted From Sugarcane and Kenaf Rind. The weight ratios of kenaf/bamboo were 30:70, 50:50 and 70:30. 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. ; Siva, I.; Rajini, N.; Jappes, J.W. Physicothermal properties of the composites were studied at different percentages of compatibilizer contents using various techniques. Jawaid, M.; Abdul Khalil, H.P.S. The study showed that This study aims to investigate the void content, tensile, vibration and acoustic properties of kenaf/bamboo fiber reinforced epoxy hybrid composites. 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. 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. 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 … Yahya, M.N. Copyright © 2014 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. The sound absorption coefficient of composites were measured in two conditions: without air gap and with air gap (10, 20, 30 mm). Results indicate that kenaf Soft Handle. Khalil et al. 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 In this study, an impact hammer (Kistler model 9722A500) was used to perform the modal analysis as shown in. ; Velmurugan, R. Effect of nanoclay addition on vibration properties of glass fibre reinforced vinyl ester composites. ; Amico, S. Layering pattern effects on vibrational behavior of coconut sheath/banana fiber hybrid composites. 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 statements, opinions and data contained in the journals are solely 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. In addition, 3B7K had the highest damping factor compared to other composites. Bakri, M.K.B. Effect of fiber orientation on mechanical properties of kenaf-reinforced polymer composite. In kenaf fiber density, it was found that a small increase of kenaf density value after alkali treatment compared to untreated kenaf fiber. Modal analysis was employed to study the dynamic characteristics (natural frequency and damping behavior) of the composite beams. 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. The effects of initial water treatment conditions of kenaf fiber were investigated. The density of kenaf MDF and market MDF were respectively, 0.73 and 0.72 g cm-3. 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. Zweben, C. Tensile strength of hybrid composites. Epoxy was applied on every layer of Kenaf and bamboo mats. Kenaf/PU biocomposite. Hence, hybrid kenaf/bamboo composites exhibited less void content, as well as improved tensile, vibration and acoustic properties. Water – 7-10%. Kenaf fiber is produced from the bast of a plant named Hibiscus Cannabinus. 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. Sathishkumar, T.; Naveen, J.; Navaneethakrishnan, P.; Satheeshkumar, S.; Rajini, N. Characterization of sisal/cotton fibre woven mat reinforced polymer hybrid composites. Bamboo mat, woven kenaf and hybrid woven kenaf/bamboo reinforced hybrid composites were fabricated using the hand lay-up method. 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 gauge length used was 60 mm and testing speed was set at 5 mm/min. The percentage ratio of holocellulose content, and of bast and core kenaf fiber was investigated. 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 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. 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 … Dependence of modulus on the percentage of cellulose in natural fibres was clear. 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. Rajesh, M.; Pitchaimani, J.; Rajini, N. Free Vibration Characteristics of Banana/Sisal Natural Fibers Reinforced Hybrid Polymer Composite Beam. 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 ratio of fiber to polylactic acid was set at 60:40 with 1:1 ratio between kenaf and empty fruit bunch fibers. Find support for a specific problem on the support section of our website. The density was higher for kenaf comparing to market MDF. The statements, opinions and data contained in the journal, © 1996-2021 MDPI (Basel, Switzerland) unless otherwise stated. When an air gap was introduced during the experiment, the sound absorption coefficient of composites improved at a lower frequency. Kenaf composite and bamboo composite were fabricated as controls. The hybridization of woven kenaf/bamboo reduced the void content. Then, the mould was placed in a hot press at 110 °C for 10 min followed by a cold press for 5 min. Sound absorption performance of natural fibers and their composites. Zainudin, E.S. 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 Zhou, H.; Li, B.; Huang, G. Sound absorption characteristics of polymer microparticles. Koizumi, T.; Tsujiuchi, N.; Adachi, A. Kenaf Properties with reference to Papermaking. Kenaf fiber consists of cellulose (56–64 Wt.%), hemicellulose (21–35 Wt.%), lignin (8–14 Wt.%) and small amounts of extractives and ash , . 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. A3 Preparation and Properties of Kenaf Bast Fiber Filled Plasticized Poly(lactic acid) Composites 139–143, Hiroshima, Japan, 2000. 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. On the other hand, the highest natural frequency and damping factors were observed for Bamboo/Kenaf (30:70) hybrid composites. 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. 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. ; Sulong, A.B. The hybridization of woven kenaf and bamboo showed an improvement in overall properties. Single woven kenaf mat and bamboo mats were prepared as control. A.S.I. The fibers were from top (50.8 mm The density, water absorption and thickness swelling of the composites increased as the kenaf weight ratio increased. 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. Kumar, K.S. The fibre was chemically treated with both NaOH and Silane to compared its physical properties with the untreated fibre. Keywords:Kenaf fiber, polyurethane, biocomposites, mechanical properties 1. 2011; Khalid et al. Introducing an air gap improved the sound absorption coefficient of all composites. The sound absorption coefficient of the composites did not show significant difference. Meanwhile, impact energy is highest at 10% kenaf 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%. The void contents of hybrid composites were almost similar. 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. Copyright © 2021 Elsevier B.V. or its licensors or contributors. 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. This study aims to investigate the void content, tensile, vibration and acoustic properties of kenaf/bamboo fiber reinforced epoxy hybrid composites. 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. The results are summarized as follows. Mariatti, J.; Nasir, M.; Ismail, H. Preliminary Studies of Woven Thermoplastic Composites. 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. Can be either lightweight or heavyweight. ; Hamdan, S. Reinforced Oil Palm Fiber Epoxy Composites: An Investigation on Chemical Treatment of Fibers on Acoustical, Morphological, Mechanical and Spectral Properties. 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. ; Yan, L.H. 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. Nowadays, researchers are focused on developing sustainable materials using natural fibers as reinforcement in polymeric composites. Mechanical performance of oil palm/kenaf fiber-reinforced epoxy-based bilayer hybrid composites. Kenaf fiber/high-density polyethylene/maleic anhydride (MA)-compatibilized composites were melt mixed in a twin-screw extruder and molded using injection molding machine. performed the experiment and wrote the manuscript with input from M.J.; J.N. It was demonstrated that the hybrid composite with a ratio of 50:50 showed the highest tensile strength and modulus. Hemicellulose – Nil. 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. Referring to these properties results in researchers tend to choose kenaf bast fiber in a … 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 Received: 22 April 2019 / Revised: 15 May 2019 / Accepted: 23 May 2019 / Published: 28 June 2019, (This article belongs to the Special Issue. NaOH and on kenaf fibers mechanically processed only. 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 fibre was then sieved to obtain a size less than 500 µm using a Fibers bleached with 6% and 8% peroxide at 85 °C had a good light color while maintaining some of the mechanical properties. 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. 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. Natural fibers for soundproofing systems, thermal insulation and ecological buildings. ; Jawaid, M.; Alothman, O.Y. Researchers investigated the influence of hybridizing kenaf and oil palm fiber in the epoxy composites on mechanical properties [. 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. 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 samples were coated with a thin layer of gold prior to morphological analysis in order to obtain clear images. Abstract. Kenaf, bamboo and hybrid composites were fabricated using the hand lay-up method. The composites were fabricated using melt mixing, extrusion and compression moulding processes. Scanning electron microscopy was employed for morphology and fiber diameter determination. Kenaf and pineapple leaf fibre offered tremendous potential for hybridization. ; Putra, A.; Nor, M.J.M. Hybridization of kenaf fiber with bamboo has improved the natural frequency compared to woven kenaf and bamboo composites. Kenaf, bamboo, and kenaf/bamboo hybrid composites were prepared using the hand lay-up method at 40% wt total fiber loading. In this study, the method of producing oil sorbent materials was modified from 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. Table 1 lists the properties. ; Sambu, M.; Latif, H.A. Sound absorption coefficient of natural fibres hybrid reinforced polyester composites. Hanan, F.; Jawaid, M.; Paridah, M.T. 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 The properties of the kenaf fiber treated by alkali (NaOH) were investigated by spectrocolorimeter, SEM, X-ray diffractometer, FT-IR and TGA. Sathishkumar, T.; Naveen, J.; Satheeshkumar, S. Hybrid fiber reinforced polymer composites—A review. In addition, the void content of the composites was investigated for the hybrid composites. ; Yaakob, M.Y. The length of the kenaf bast fibre was shortened manually using a Pallman Knife Ring Flaker. 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/. Salleh et al. A composite made from 100% carbon fibre was served for a comparison purpose. The effects of alkali treatment on kenaf fiber physical properties under various conditions were explored. 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. Venkateshwaran, N.; ElayaPerumal, A.; Alavudeen, A.; Thiruchitrambalam, M. Mechanical and water absorption behaviour of banana/sisal reinforced hybrid composites. Kenaf is one of the allied fibres of jute and shows similar characteristics. The specimens were first dried in an oven at 60 C for 24 h to remove the moisture in the specimen. The weight ratios of kenaf/bamboo were 30:70, 50:50 and 70:30. Kenaf [etymology: Persian], Hibiscus cannabinus, is a plant in the family Malvaceae also called Deccan hemp and Java jute. 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. Many researchers have presented work related to the properties of kenaf fiber composites. Linen look. The physical and mechanical properties of kenaf yarn were measured according to the ASTM D3379-10 standard [26]. 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. Kenaf composite and bamboo composite were fabricated as controls. Fiber processing is an important factor that affects the physical and mechanical properties of long kenaf fiber. Properties of a natural fiber (kenaf fiber) were determined. Physical and chemical characteristics of kenaf core and hemp core. 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 those of the individual authors and contributors and not of the publisher and the editor(s). Kenaf Fiber Properties: Chemical composition of kenaf: The chemical composition of kenaf fiber is as follows: Cellulose – 51-52%. Physicothermal properties of the composites were studied at different percentages of compatibilizer contents using various techniques. Chemical resistance, void content and tensile properties of oil palm/jute fibre reinforced polymer hybrid composites. Then, the results were analyzed and reported by using of three methods including regression method, averaging the data and system compliance method. Chandradass, J.; Kumar, M.R. 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. Kenaf/empty fruit bunch/polylactic acid (kenaf/EFB/PLA) hybrid biocomposites were prepared using hot press technique. By continuing you agree to the use of cookies. A3 Preparation and Properties of Kenaf Bast Fiber Filled Plasticized Poly(lactic acid) Composites This study evaluated the physical and mechanical properties of kenaf(K)/bamboo(B) fiber mat reinforced epoxy hybrid composites. As the thickness of the air gap increased, the maximum peak of sound absorption shifted to lower frequency. Every composite was made using four-layer mat. The tensile, vibration and acoustic properties of composites were evaluated. ; Jawaid, M. Mechanical properties of kenaf fibre reinforced polymer composite: A review. We suggest the use of kenaf/bamboo hybrid composites for non-load bearing structures where noise control and sound absorbing properties are prime requirements. Introduction Fiber reinforced plastics (FRP) are widely used these days due to its excellent mechanical and physical properties. ; Radzi, M.K.F. Jawaid, M.; Abdul Khalil, H.P.S. We use cookies on our website to ensure you get the best experience. KENAF ECO FIBERS ITALY S.P.A. Main characteristics of the kenaf core and the hemp core. 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. The development of sound absorbing materials using natural bamboo fibers. , extrusion and compression moulding processes from 100 % carbon fibre hybridisation on the physical mechanical... 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