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Tensile Properties Characterization of Okra Woven Fiber Reinforced Polyester Composites
Srinivasababu
Pages - 403 - 412     |    Revised - 30-09-2009     |    Published - 21-10-2009
Volume - 3   Issue - 4    |    Publication Date - August 2009  Table of Contents
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KEYWORDS
Okra fiber, Density, Tensile strength, Tensile modulus, Specific tensile strength, Specific tensile modulus
ABSTRACT
The present research exploits a new natural fiber namely okra for the preparation of okra fiber reinforced polyester composites. Chemically treated (chemical treatment-2) okra woven FRP composites showed highest tensile strength and modulus of 64.41 MPa and 946.44 MPa respectively than all other composites investigated in the present research. Untreated and treated okra FRP composites shown specific tensile strength and modulus of 34.31% and 39.84% than pure polyester specimen.
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