Study of the Mechanical Properties of Cellulose/Zro2.Nh2O Composites

  • Daniella Regina Mulinari
  • Maria Lúcia Caetano da Silva Pinto
Conference paper


The cellulose obtained of the natural fibre used as reinforced in the composites materials have found an increasing number of applications in recent years[1, 2, 3]. Car manufacturers have shown special interest in these materials. Advantages of natural fibres over the traditional counterparts include: relatively low cost, low weight, less damage to processing equipment, improved surface finish of moulded parts, good mechanical properties. Another important advantage of natural fibres is the relatively abundant in nature and, therefore, can be obtained from renewable resources, and been also recycled.


Good Mechanical Property Natural Fibre Processing Equipment Polymer Interface Mould Part 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniella Regina Mulinari
    • 1
  • Maria Lúcia Caetano da Silva Pinto
    • 2
  1. 1.Fatigue and Aeronautic Materials Research GroupDepartment of Materials and Technology State University of São Paulo - UNESPGuaratinguetaSP-Brazil
  2. 2.News Materials Group, Department of Chemical Engineering- /EEL/USPRodovia Lorena-ItajubaLorenaBrazil

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