Investigating the influence of alkalization on the mechanical and water absorption properties of coconut and sponge fibers reinforced polypropylene composites

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Okikiola Ganiu AGBABIAKA; Isiaka Oluwole OLADELE; Paul Toluwalagbara OLORUNLEYE;
(2014)
  • Publisher: AcademicDirect
  • Journal: Leonardo Electronic Journal of Practices and Technologies (issn: 1583-1078, eissn: 1583-1078)
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  • Subject: Coconut fiber | Sponge fiber | Alkalization | Polypropylene | Mechanical properties | Electronic computers. Computer science | QA75.5-76.95

Natural fibers are products made from renewable agricultural and forestry feedstock, which can include wood, grasses, and crops, as well as wastes and residues. There are two primary ways these fibers are used: to create polymers or as reinforcement and filler. Thermopl... View more
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