MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF SISAL/GLASS FIBER REINFORCED HYBRID COMPOSITES: A REVIEW

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Govind Pathak
Om Prakash Dubey
Prafful Kumar Manoharan

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Sisal/glass fiber reinforced hybrid composites, Unsaturated polyester resin, Chalk powder

Abstract

The natural fiber-reinforced polymer composite is swiftly growing both in phrases of their industrial applications and fundamental research. They are renewable, cheap, absolutely or in part recyclable and biodegradable. The incorporation of herbal fibers consisting of sisal with glass fiber hybrid composites has additionally received growing industrial packages. Herbal and synthetic fibers are mixed in the same matrix (unsaturated polyester) to make sisal/glass fiber hybrid composites and the mechanical residences of those hybrid composites had been studied. A giant development in mechanical homes of sisal/glass fiber hybrid composites has been observed. the chalk powder (additive) is likewise introduced to the resin (unsaturated polyester) in proportions of 1%, 2%, 3% by way of weight of resin respectively and sisal/glass fiber hybrid composites were organized through the usage of this resin to take a look at the effect of chalk powder on mechanical homes of those hybrid composites. It is also found that because the chalk powder quantity increases tensile and flexural residences are decreases.

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