Moisture Absorption Characteristics of Natural Fibre Composites

Giridhar, J and Kishore, - and Rao, RMVGK (1986) Moisture Absorption Characteristics of Natural Fibre Composites. Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 5. pp. 141-150. ISSN 0731-6844

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Abstract

A comparative study was made between the moisture absorption behaviour of sisal and13; jute fibre composites in an epoxy matrix under immersion conditions. Sisal fibres inspite13; of possessing more compact structure than jute fibres, exhibited higher moisture absorption levels in their composite form, contrary to expectations. This tendency was attributed to the high cellulose content and a possible interfacial effect in the former13;

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Moisture absorption;Natural fibre composites
Subjects: CHEMISTRY AND MATERIALS > Composite Materials
Depositing User: Ms Indrani V
Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2006
Last Modified: 14 Aug 2015 08:06
URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/1108

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