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Investigation of Compressive Properties of Hybrid Aloe vera/Silica Nanoparticles Composite

  • R. GiridharanEmail author
  • S. J. Anirudh
  • S. Anirudh
  • M. P. Jenarthanan
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)

Abstract

In this research, the FRPs have been produced by means of Handlayup Process, wherein compacted aloe vera mat was placed at random. The silica nanoparticles were made to diffuse in the matrix containing epoxy. It was found that the addition of silica nanoparticles resulted in a negative effect on the characteristics of FRP. On the other hand, composites containing 2 vol.% silica indicated the most excellent properties. Enhanced mechanical properties are obtained for the composites and these composites can be used for medium load applications.

Keywords

Aloe vera fibers Silica Nanoparticles Compressive properties 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Giridharan
    • 1
    Email author
  • S. J. Anirudh
    • 1
  • S. Anirudh
    • 1
  • M. P. Jenarthanan
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Mechanical EngineeringSASTRA Deemed to be UniversityThanjavurIndia

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