Mechanical and Thermal Characterization of Jute Fabric-Reinforced Polypropylene Composites: Effect of Maleic Anhydride

Published on Aug 27, 2020in Journal of Natural Fibers2.622
· DOI :10.1080/15440478.2020.1788489
Olivia Helena Margoto1
Estimated H-index: 1
(UFSCar: Federal University of São Carlos),
Karen de Souza do Prado1
Estimated H-index: 1
(UFSCar: Federal University of São Carlos)
+ 2 AuthorsJane Maria Faulstich de Paiva16
Estimated H-index: 16
(UFSCar: Federal University of São Carlos)
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Abstract
The growing interest in eco-friendly materials motivates the use of natural fibers in composites. This study investigated the influence of jute fabric layer reinforcement on the mechanical and ther...
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