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Bending Strength of Natural Woven Bamboo Fiber-reinforced Polymer Composites with Manufacturing Factors

직조된 대나무 자연섬유 복합재료의 제조인자에 따른 굽힘강도

  • 송준희 (전북대학교 공학연구원 자동차산학협력원) ;
  • 임재규 (전북대학교 기계항공시스템공학부 및 공학연구원 공업기술연구센터)
  • Published : 2006.08.01

Abstract

In recent years there has been a growing interest for the use of natural fibers in composite applications due to their low cost, environmental friendliness, and good mechanical properties. The purpose of this study is to determine the characteristic of bending strength on bamboo fiber reinforced polymer composites. The parameters of RTM process depend on the weight ratio of bamboo fiber and resin, the number of bamboo ply and amount of hardening agent. Mechanical properties was investigated for each process factor of polymer composites. Test result shows that bending strength was a maximum(approximately 85MPa) value when composite thickness was 6mm and weight ratio of resin was 13%.

Keywords

Natural Fiber;Reinforced Polymer Composites;RTM;Bending Strength;Bamboo Fiber

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