The study of Composite Reinforced with Natural Fibres

  • Mimpin Sitepu


Composites reinforced with short natural fibres has been done, as a matrix used polyester resin. The natural fibres such as palm-fibre and coir-fibre have been treated with chemical and mechanical treatment. The mechanical properties of composites with treated natural fibres better than untreated natural fibres composites.


Impact Strength Fibre Surface Natural Fibre Short Fibre Polyester Resin 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mimpin Sitepu
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsNorth Sumatra UniversityMedanIndonesia

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