Mechanical Orietation and Processing of Reinforced Jute-Epoxy Composites

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Volume-46 Number-6
Year of Publication : 2017
Authors : Sandeep Chatterjee, Dr. Pradip Kumar Talapatra
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V46P251


Sandeep Chatterjee, Dr. Pradip Kumar Talapatra "Mechanical Orietation and Processing of Reinforced Jute-Epoxy Composites", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V46(6),293-297 April 2017. ISSN:2231-5381. published by seventh sense research group

The aim of this study is to determine the mechanical properties of developed composite plates by varying percentage of jute. Composite materials and layered structures based on natural jute fibers are increasingly regarded as an alternative to glass fiber reinforced parts. One of their major fields of application can be found in structural components for the automotive industry. The composite plates are fabricated by hand layup techniques which is very economical. The flexural properties under three point bend test are investigated experimentally by using the theory of bending of beam. Experimental results shows that the composite plate made with jute (60%) have strength closely related to plate made up of glass fibre (100%), finally the developed reinforced composites are then characterized by flexural strength, bending stress and compressive strength. Also, impact test is performed on Charpy Impact testing machine to assess shock absorbing capability of material.


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