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Reliable Natural-Fibre Augmented Biodegraded Polymer Composites

  • Ritu PayalEmail author
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Abstract

The environment and enduring issues have perceived innovative achievements in the area of materials science for the discovery of biocomposites or most favourably biodegraded polymer composites (BPC’s). BPC’s are composite materials formed by the blend of matrix or resin with natural fibres. Natural fibres offer several advantages over synthetic fibres, which make them excellent candidates in various applications. Besides having various advantages they lack in issues like resin compatibility and water absorption. This article discusses various pros and cons of BPC’s along with their source, composition, structure, manufacturing techniques, as well as mechanical properties.

Keywords

Biocomposites Resin compatibility Absorption Flexibility Sustainable Biodegradable 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ChemistryRajdhani College, University of DelhiDelhiIndia

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