Studies on the Tensile and Flexural Behaviour of Hybrid (Glass-Jute/Sisal/Hemp) Fibre Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composites

P.S.P. Shankarganesh, R. Muralikannan and G. Venkatachalam


In the present situation minimum percentage elimination of synthetic fibre as well leads to give better environmental support. This study has been concentrated on the reduction of polymer materials and incorporation of Natural fibre in order to find the properties in hybrid fibrere inforced polymer matrix composites. Three different natural fabric (Jute, Sisal and Hemp), resin (Vinlyester, Epoxy and General Purpose) and volume of natural fibre incorporation were involved for preparation of samples. An analysis has been done to study the tensile and flexural behaviors of hybrid fabric reinforced polymer matrix composites. Design of experiments was completed by Taguchi's approach. To find the level Influence of the type of synthetic resin, type of natural fabric and the volume of natural fabric of tensile and flexural behavior of the composites using ANOVA.

Keywords: Natural Cum Synthetic Hybrid Composite, Multilayer Hybrid Composite, Glass and Natural Fiber Hybrid Composite, Tensile Strength, Youngs Modulus, Flexural Strength of Hybrid Composites.

Volume: 5 | Issue: 1

Pages: 719-728

Paper ID : IJPPAS105003

Issue Date: February , 2017

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