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TitleDevelopment and characterization of microcrystalline cellulose based novel multi-scale biocomposites
Author(s)Pichandi, Subramani
Rana, Sohel
Parveen, Shama
Fangueiro, Raúl
KeywordsMulti-scale composites
Plant fibres
Nanocellulose
Fibre-matrix interface
Mechanical performance
Issue date2017
PublisherSpringer
CitationRana, S., Parveen, S., Pichandi, S., & Fangueiro, R. (2018). Development and Characterization of Microcrystalline Cellulose Based Novel Multi-scale Biocomposites. In Advances in Natural Fibre Composites (pp. 159-173). Springer
Abstract(s)In the present work, novel multi-scale jute/epoxy composites have been developed using microcrystalline cellulose (MCC). MCC was dispersed homogeneously in epoxy resin using ultrasonication energy and subsequently, MCC dispersed epoxy was used to impregnate the jute fabrics. Tensile, flexural and dynamic mechanical properties of the developed multi-scale composites were thoroughly characterized. It was observed that the addition of only 1 wt.% of MCC resulted in up to 18.6% increase in tensile strength, 21.5% increase in flexural strength and 66.7% increase in the storage modulus of the composites.
TypeConference paper
URIhttps://hdl.handle.net/1822/47372
ISBN978-972-8600-29-7
e-ISBN978-3-319-64641-1
Publisher versionhttps://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-64641-1_15
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessRestricted access (UMinho)
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