A REVIEW OF OIL PALM BIOCOMPOSITES FOR FURNITURE DESIGN AND APPLICATIONS: POTENTIAL AND CHALLENGES

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Siti Suhaily,; Mohammad Jawaid,; H. P. S. Abdul Khalil,; A. Rahman Mohamed; , F. Ibrahim;
(2012)
  • Publisher: North Carolina State University
  • Journal: BioResources (issn: 1930-2126)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Subject: Biocomposites | Oil palm biomass | Design | Furniture | Emerging technology | Biotechnology | TP248.13-248.65

This review considers the potential and challenges of using agro-based oil palm biomasses, including the trunk, frond, empty fruit bunch, and palm press fiber biocomposites, for furniture applications. Currently, design and quality rather than price are becoming the pri... View more
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