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Properties of Cellulose Based Bio-fibres Reinforced Polymer Composites

  • M. RameshEmail author
  • C. Deepa
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Abstract

In recent years, both industrial and academia are focusing their attention towards the development of sustainable composites, reinforced with cellulose fibres. To make use of these fibres, the properties of these fibres must be evaluated. In this chapter, the various mechanical, thermal and morphological properties and other characteristics of cellulose fibre reinforced composites (CFRCs) carried out by various researchers have been discussed. Different factors have been addressed to improve the adhesion of the fibre matrix resulting in the improvement of the properties of the bio-composites. The chapter concludes that the CFRCs are one of the new fields of material science for use in various applications ranging from the automotive to the construction industries.

Keywords

Cellulose fibres Bio-composites Mechanical properties Thermal properties Morphological studies FTIR analysis 

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  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringKIT-Kalaignarkarunanidhi Institute of TechnologyCoimbatoreIndia
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringKIT-Kalaignarkarunanidhi Institute of TechnologyCoimbatoreIndia

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