Mechanical Properties Investigation of Green Waste Composite Material

Year : 2023 | Volume : 11 | Issue : 04 | Page : –

    Viyat Varun Upadhyay


Widespread accessibility and abundance of natural fibres are driving forces behind renewed focus on eco-friendly solutions. Researchers have recently begun to focus on natural fibres as reinforcement due to their many advantages over more conventional materials. Natural fibre is an attractive ecological and biodegradable alternative to most common glass fibre, synthetic reinforcement, because of its high specific and low cost mechanical capabilities. India is home to a wealth of untapped natural resources. The majority is a result of forest and agricultural growth. This paper presents results of experimental study into green hybrid composite mechanical characteristics. The approach starts with a study, moves on to an examination of their characteristics, production method, and refinement, and concludes with experimental evaluations of the mechanical properties of the final compositions. Green hybrid composites made with different ratios of coconut and wheat straw fibres produced intriguing outcomes. The composites had better results than those obtained by using only coconut and wheat straw fibres. Mechanical properties include things like tensile strength, impact energy, and bending strength. The results showed that a composite with a weight distribution of 50% coconut coir and 50% wheat straw fibre had an impact strength of 49.27 N/mm2, which was greater than that of a composite formed from either fibre alone. While its tensile strength (110.7 MPa) and bending strength (115.7 MPa) are also higher than those of coconut fibres, the 65% coconut 35% wheat straw composite is lighter (18.80 MPa). Numerous determinations can be made using these composites.

Keywords: Bending Strength, Coconut Coir, Composite, Tensile Strength, Wheat straw

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Special Issue Open Access Original Research
Volume 11
Issue 04
Received December 12, 2022
Accepted May 19, 2023
Published June 15, 2023