Physical and Thermo-Mechanical Analysis of Marble Dust Filled Needle Punch Nonwoven Jute epoxy composites

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Volume-49 Number-1
Year of Publication : 2017
Authors : Tapan Kumar Patnaik, S.S.Nayak
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V49P201


Tapan Kumar Patnaik, S.S.Nayak "Smart Cities Based on Internet of Things (IoT) -A Review", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V49(1),1-4 July 2017. ISSN:2231-5381. published by seventh sense research group

This paper fabricate four different weight percentages of marble dust filled needle punch nonwoven jute fiber reinforced epoxy composites by hand-lay-up techniques. The water absorption, physical, fracture toughness and thermo-mechanical properties of the marble dust filled jute epoxy composites are calculated experimentally. The water absorption, flexural strength and impact strength of the particulate filled jute epoxy composites are increased with the increased in filler content of the composites. However, both the tensile strength and thermal conductivity of the particulate filled jute epoxy composites are showing decreasing in trend with the increased in filler contents. Finally, the dynamic mechanical analysis of the unfilled and particulate filled jute epoxy composites is studied using dynamic mechanical analysis (DMA) to evaluate the viscoelastic behavior of the composites and observed that the particulate filled jute epoxy composites show highest storage modulus and loss modulus as compared with unfilled jute epoxy composite.


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Needle punch nonwoven jute, water absorption, mechanical characterization.