Yahya, M.N. Effects of kenaf contents and fiber orientation on physical, mechanical, and morphological properties of hybrid laminated composites for vehicle spall liners R. Yahaya Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia Fiber processing is an important factor that affects the physical and mechanical properties of long kenaf fiber. Oil Sorbent Material Made From Kenaf Fibers . The sound absorption of the composite depends on several factors such as air flow resistivity, porosity, viscoelasticity, density, thickness and tortuosity [. The physical properties including the dimensional stability performance and the mechanical properties, such as the maximum bending stress, modulus of elasticity, tensile stress, and internal bonding strength of the experimental composite panels were determined. ; Yan, L.H. Fiber processing is an important factor that affects the physical and mechanical properties of long kenaf fiber. Epoxy was applied on every layer of Kenaf and bamboo mats. hybrid composites; kenaf; bamboo; acoustic properties; vibration; tensile properties; void content, Help us to further improve by taking part in this short 5 minute survey, Effect of Selected Luminescent Layers on CCT, CRI, and Response Times, Evaluation of Mechanical, Physical, and Morphological Properties of Epoxy Composites Reinforced with Different Date Palm Fillers, Investigating the Effects of Fiber Reinforced Concrete on the Performance of End-Zone of Pre-Stressed Beams, High Performance Natural Fibre Composites, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/. The effects of carbon fibre hybridisation on the thermal properties of woven kenaf-reinforced epoxy composites were studied. Normal-incident sound absorption coefficient of hybrid woven kenaf/bamboo mat, woven kenaf and bamboo mat composite were measured using impendence tube based on the transfer function method according to ISO 10534-2. Nowadays, researchers are focused on developing sustainable materials using natural fibers as reinforcement in polymeric composites. Kenaf (Hibiscus Cannabinus L.) fibres are thermally and alkali treated to enhance the interfacial bond between the fibre-matrix, the mechanical properties of the fibre itself, the fibre-reinforced thermally activated alum sludge ash (AASA) and the nanosilica (NS) blended cementitious composites. The physical and mechanical properties of kenaf yarn were measured according to the ASTM D3379-10 standard [26]. Physical and Chemical Properties of Fibers Extracted From Sugarcane and Kenaf Rind. Kenaf/PU biocomposite. Sound absorption performance of natural fibers and their composites. In this study, kenaf fiber (MR grade) was obtained from the National Kenaf and Tobacco Board of Malaysia. Please let us know what you think of our products and services. Hanan, F.; Jawaid, M.; Paridah, M.T. Chandradass, J.; Kumar, M.R. Mechanical (flexural and impact), morphological, and physical properties (thickness swelling, water absorption, and density) were examined. Woven kenaf mats and bamboo fiber mat were used in this study. Subscribe to receive issue release notifications and newsletters from MDPI journals, You can make submissions to other journals. Find support for a specific problem on the support section of our website. The study showed that A.S.I. A composite made from 100% carbon fibre was served for a comparison purpose. Kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus L.) is highly considered in the pulp and paper industry and is known as a drought tolerant plant. On the other hand, the highest natural frequency and damping factors were observed for Bamboo/Kenaf (30:70) hybrid composites. The characteristic of the fibre was analysed using a polarised optical microscope and the results show that both treated and untreated Kenaf fibre length, diameter and aspect ratio decreases significantly as pulverise cycle was repeated onto the same fibre batch. The hybridization of woven kenaf and bamboo showed an improvement in overall properties. ; Bakar, A.A.; Khanam, P.N. Results indicate that kenaf Hence, hybrid kenaf/bamboo composites exhibited less void content, as well as improved tensile, vibration and acoustic properties. Natural fibers for soundproofing systems, thermal insulation and ecological buildings. Lim, Z.Y. fiber. Zainudin, E.S. Kenaf and pineapple leaf fibre offered tremendous potential for hybridization. The effects of various alkaline treatment conditions on kenaf fiber were investigated. The effects of alkali treatment on kenaf fiber physical properties under various conditions were explored. A2 Morphology and Tensile Properties of Biodegradable Composites From Kenaf Fiber and Plasticized Poly(lactic acid) (12th Asian Chemical Congress (12ACC), 23rd – 25th August 2007, Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) 209. Kenaf/polypropylene nonwoven composites: The influence of manufacturing conditions on mechanical, thermal, and acoustical performance. Rajesh, M.; Pitchaimani, J.; Rajini, N. Free Vibration Characteristics of Banana/Sisal Natural Fibers Reinforced Hybrid Polymer Composite Beam. Physical and mechanical properties were examined. Yang, W.; Li, Y. Kenaf fiber can be obtained by decortications of the kenaf plant stem. ; Haniffah, W.H. Sreekala, M.; George, J.; Kumaran, M.; Thomas, S. The mechanical performance of hybrid phenol-formaldehyde-based composites reinforced with glass and oil palm fibres. performed the experiment and wrote the manuscript with input from M.J.; J.N. Kenaf Fibers and Composites covers the breadth of these exciting materials, from raw material preparation to application in a variety of products. ; Liou, N.S. Chemical resistance, void content and tensile properties of oil palm/jute fibre reinforced polymer hybrid composites. PP-g-MAH-SM/kenaf fiber (KF) composites were also prepared by using a PP-g-MAH as a matrix at 200 ℃ and the KF content was fixed at 20 wt%. Fibers bleached with 6% and 8% peroxide at 85 °C had a good light color while maintaining some of the mechanical properties. PHYSICAL AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF KENAF FIBER-NR BIOCOMPOSITE Kenaf is known as the natural fiber that content highly composition of cellulose and renewable fibers. Hao, A.; Zhao, H.; Chen, J.Y. Jawaid, M.; Abdul Khalil, H.P.S. The authors declare no conflict of interest. 9490601 and HiCOE Grant No. Kumar, K.S. Linen look. ; Jawaid, M. Mechanical properties of kenaf fibre reinforced polymer composite: A review. Tensile properties of kenaf fiber and corn husk flour reinforced poly (lactic acid) hybrid bio-composites: Role of aspect ratio of natural fibers. The weight ratios of kenaf/bamboo were 30:70, 50:50 and 70:30. Modal analysis was employed to study the dynamic characteristics (natural frequency and damping behavior) of the composite beams. Kenaf bast fibers have a higher content of cellulose, ranging up to 69.2, % compared to core the fiber and the other abundantly natural in Malaysiafibers , such as empty oil-palm fruit-bunch fibers (Akil et al. Woven kenaf hybrid composites of different weave designs of plain and satin and fabric counts of and were manually prepared by a vacuum infusion technique. The weight ratios of kenaf/bamboo were 30:70, 50:50 and 70:30. Mechanical and Physical Properties of Bundles and Single Fibers The mechanical and physical properties of stem fibers are useful to predict the overall properties of composites. In this study, the method of producing oil sorbent materials was modified from Elongation at break indicates the damage tolerance of composites [, Among all the composites, BK has the highest tensile modulus. The composites were made using the hand lay-up method. Chemical surface modification method is a well-known method to increase the interfacial bonding strength between fibers and polymer matrix. Zhou, H.; Li, B.; Huang, G. Sound absorption characteristics of polymer microparticles. Kwon, H.J. As the thickness of the air gap increased, the maximum peak of sound absorption shifted to lower frequency. Meanwhile, impact energy is highest at 10% kenaf Based on the degradation temperature investigated by TGA, the thermal stability of PP-g-MAH-SM/KF composites was more enhanced than that of PP-g-MAH only. Hydrogen peroxide solutions of different concentrations were used in a completely randomized design with factorial arrangement of treatments. Koizumi, T.; Tsujiuchi, N.; Adachi, A. Dependence of modulus on the percentage of cellulose in natural fibres was clear. The fibre was chemically treated with both NaOH and Silane to compared its physical properties with the untreated fibre. Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. Many researchers have presented work related to the properties of kenaf fiber composites. Effect of fiber orientation on mechanical properties of kenaf-reinforced polymer composite. Kenaf fiber is produced from the bast of a plant named Hibiscus Cannabinus. kenaf fiber were treated under various conditions alkali concentration at 2, 6 and 10 (w/v%), immersion duration at 30, 240 and 480 minute and immersion temperature at 27, 60 and 100 oC. The void content will reduce the physical and mechanical properties of the composites. In addition, 3B7K had the highest damping factor compared to other composites. ; Joseph, K.; Carvalho, D.L.H. [. Researchers investigated the influence of hybridizing kenaf and oil palm fiber in the epoxy composites on mechanical properties [. The statements, opinions and data contained in the journals are solely Aesthetically pleasing. Bakri, M.K.B. Sample codes are listed in. The kenaf fiber was processed into three particle sizes i.e. For this study, 360 fiber specimens were tested for 24 various conditions of initial treatment and alkaline surface modifications. ; Chuah, C.H. Hybrid composites of woven kenaf and bamboo mat were prepared with different weight ratios such as 70:30, 50:50 and 30:70 with a total fiber/matrix weight ratio as 40/60. Woven kenaf mat is a plain weave while bamboo mat is punched mat. ; Jayamani, E.; Heng, S.K. Kenaf/bamboo (50:50) hybrid composite displays the highest elongation at break, tensile strength and modulus compared to the other hybrid composites which are 2.42 mm, 55.18 MPa and 5.15 GPa, respectively. The samples were tested according to the ASTM D3039 using 30 kN Bluehill INSTRON 5567 universal Testing machine (Instron, Shakopee, USA). Kenaf, bamboo, and kenaf/bamboo hybrid composites were prepared using the hand lay-up method at 40% wt total fiber loading. In this study, the effects of type and heat treatment of the natural filler, as well as the kenaf fiber form, on the properties of kenaf/polypropylene (kenaf/PP) composite were evaluated using mechanical, physical and morphological analysis. The hybridization of woven kenaf/bamboo reduced the void content. When an air gap was introduced during the experiment, the sound absorption coefficient of composites improved at a lower frequency. The specific tensile and flexural moduli, for example, of a 50% by volume of kenaf-polypropylene (PP) composite compares favorably with a 40% by weight of glass fiber-PP injection molded composite. A composite made from 100% carbon fibre was served for a comparison purpose. Keywords:Kenaf fiber, polyurethane, biocomposites, mechanical properties 1. Effect of jute fibre loading on tensile and dynamic mechanical properties of oil palm epoxy composites. Besides, the scanning electron microscopy was employed to observe the specimens’ appearance, fracture area and fibers’ diameter. The composites were fabricated using melt mixing, extrusion and compression moulding processes. This study evaluated the physical and mechanical properties of kenaf(K)/bamboo(B) fiber mat reinforced epoxy hybrid composites. The physical-mechanical properties, such as color, tensile strength, and moisture regain (MR), are the main characteristics that influence the processing and performance on the final products from kenaf fiber. Copyright © 2014 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. ; Jawaid, M.; Alothman, O.Y. While pineapple leaf fibre helped the composite in tensile and flexural properties, kenaf provided impact strength and in reduction of water uptake. Of all the composites, 3B7K exhibited the highest natural frequency. The specimen for tensile testing was prepared with a dimension of 120 mm × 20 mm × 5 mm by using band saw. Please note that many of the page functionalities won't work as expected without javascript enabled. Properties of a natural fiber (kenaf fiber) were determined. Initially, the epoxy was poured into the mould followed by bamboo mat and woven kenaf were placed inside the mould. In addition, the void content of the composites was investigated for the hybrid composites. 0.04 cm. Sathishkumar, T.; Naveen, J.; Navaneethakrishnan, P.; Satheeshkumar, S.; Rajini, N. Characterization of sisal/cotton fibre woven mat reinforced polymer hybrid composites. Alkali treatment conditions setting have an impact on kenaf bast fiber physical characteristics. The composites were made using the hand lay-up method. The water This study aims to investigate the void content, tensile, vibration and acoustic properties of kenaf/bamboo fiber reinforced epoxy hybrid composites. Physical and mechanical properties of kenaf fiber; namely, length, diameter, density, water absorption, tensile strength and Young’ modulus were observed experimentally. Kenaf, bamboo, and kenaf/bamboo hybrid composites were prepared using the hand lay-up method at 40% wt total fiber loading. Khalil et al. ; Hamdan, S. Reinforced Oil Palm Fiber Epoxy Composites: An Investigation on Chemical Treatment of Fibers on Acoustical, Morphological, Mechanical and Spectral Properties. Hemicellulose – Nil. The length of the kenaf bast fibre was shortened manually using a Pallman Knife Ring Flaker. The analysis of void content showed that there was not much difference in the void content of hybrid composites, but there was a slight improvement compared to the woven kenaf composite. The composites were made using the hand lay-up method. Kenaf fibers have gained so much interest among the researchers due to its unique properties and availability. 3.5 Kenaf Fiber Properties Tests 63 3.5.1 Preparation of Kenaf Fiber 63 3.5.2 Alkaline Treatment of Kenaf Fiber 64 3.5.3 Alkaline Treatment Process 65 3.5.4 Cutting Process for Kenaf Fiber 65 3.5.5 Storage of Kenaf Fiber 66 3.5.6 Physical and Mechanical Property Tests on Kenaf Fibers … Kenaf composite and bamboo composite were fabricated as controls. Corpus ID: 202950276. ; Sulong, A.B. 2, 0.80 cm and 1.70 cm. ; Siva, I.; Rajini, N.; Jappes, J.W. The development of sound absorbing materials using natural bamboo fibers. Physical and common characteristics: Commercial form: chipboard: Anatomical origin: central part of stem, woody-phloem sheaths: Morphological characteristics : flat, elongated particles of approximately 12 to 22 mm: Chemical characteristics: KENAF CORE Scanning electron microscopy was employed for morphology and fiber diameter determination. We use cookies on our website to ensure you get the best experience. The kenaf fibers treated by alkali became darker and their Munsell color values changed from Y (yellow) to YR (yellowred) according to an increased NaOH concentration. Physical and chemical characteristics of kenaf core and hemp core. The surface morphology of the fracture surface of the tensile samples was examined by using Hitachi S-3400N scanning electron microscopy (SEM) (Hitachi, Krefeld, Germany) with an acceleration voltage of 10 kV. Research in 2012 shows that the kenaf bast fiber encounters an excellent flexural strength and good tensile strength when compared to the other kenaf fiber parts (El-Shekeil et al. This study examined the physical properties of kenaf fiber-imbedded nonwoven for automotive pillar trim according to the blend ratio of the fibers and needle-punching process conditions. The effects of initial water treatment conditions of kenaf fiber were investigated. The sustainable properties of kenaf include [19], [22]: • Kenaf plant absorbs carbon dioxide from the air at a significantly high rate • Kenaf plant absorbs nitrogen and phosphorous from the soil • It is easily recycled Due to the light weight of kenaf fiber composites, the fuel consumption and emission are improved especially in Lignin – 17%; Ash – 2.9% to 4.2%. Jawaid, M.; Abdul Khalil, H.P.S. Kenaf-imbedded nonwoven specimens mixed with polypropylene (PP) and low-melt PET (LM PET) fibers were prepared via needle-punching, and their physical properties such as air permeability, water … Our dedicated information section provides allows you to learn more about MDPI. In this study, an impact hammer (Kistler model 9722A500) was used to perform the modal analysis as shown in. those of the individual authors and contributors and not of the publisher and the editor(s). The ratio of fiber to polylactic acid was set at 60:40 with 1:1 ratio between kenaf and empty fruit bunch fibers. A3 Preparation and Properties of Kenaf Bast Fiber Filled Plasticized Poly(lactic acid) Composites ; Radzi, M.K.F. Preparation and Physical Properties of the Biocomposite, Cellulose Diacetate/Kenaf Fiber Sized with Poly(vinyl alcohol) Chang-Kyu Lee, Mi Suk Cho, In Hoi Kim, and Youngkwan Lee* Department of Chemical Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon 440-746, Korea Jae Do Nam The statements, opinions and data contained in the journal, © 1996-2021 MDPI (Basel, Switzerland) unless otherwise stated. Kenaf (Hibiscus Cannabinus L.) fibres are thermally and alkali treated to enhance the interfacial bond between the fibre-matrix, the mechanical properties of the fibre itself, the fibre-reinforced thermally activated alum sludge ash (AASA) and the nanosilica (NS) blended cementitious composites. The samples were put in conditioning chamber for a day with temperature 23 ± 3 °C and relative humidity 50 ± 10%. Even though 7B3K has higher bamboo content compared to BK, it has lower tensile strength and modulus compared BK (55.28 MPa and 5.15 GPa). Kenaf fiber/high-density polyethylene/maleic anhydride (MA)-compatibilized composites were melt mixed in a twin-screw extruder and molded using injection molding machine. Kenaf/empty fruit bunch/polylactic acid (kenaf/EFB/PLA) hybrid biocomposites were prepared using hot press technique. Every composite was made using four-layer mat. Physical and Mechanical Properties of Composite Panels Made From Kenaf Plant Fibers and Plastics Poo Chow, Robert J. Lambert, Professors, Charles T. Bowers, Nathaniel McKenzie, Research Assistants College of Agriculture, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, USA Venkateshwaran, N.; ElayaPerumal, A.; Alavudeen, A.; Thiruchitrambalam, M. Mechanical and water absorption behaviour of banana/sisal reinforced hybrid composites. An enhancement in elongation at break, tensile strength and modulus of hybrid composites was observed until a kenaf/bamboo ratio of 50:50. The void content was calculated by using following Equations (1)–(4). View at: Google Scholar Kenaf fiber is gaining attention as an alternative reinforcement for composite products due to low cost, reduced environmental impact, and attractive mechanical properties. A study of Acoustics Performance on Natural Fiber Composite. Further, kenaf and bamboo composites were fabricated for the purpose of comparison. Soft Handle. Zweben, C. Tensile strength of hybrid composites. This study was conducted to find out the effects of different conditions of alkaline treatment in terms of the concentration of alkali solution and immersion time on the fiber properties. Sound absorption performance of natural kenaf fibres. Woven kenaf hybrid composites of different weave designs of plain and satin and fabric counts of and were manually prepared by a vacuum infusion technique. Effect of wettability and ageing conditions on the physical and mechanical properties of uniaxially oriented jute-roving-reinforced polyester composites. This paper reports the effect of alkali treatment conditions on the physical properties of kenaf fiber such as density, weight loss, diameter, cross sectional and fiber morphology. Impact strength of kenaf fiber reinforced soy based biocomposites for (A) 30 wt.% kenaf fiber injection molded composite, (B) 33 wt.% 6 mm kenaf fiber compression molded composite, (C) 55 wt.% 2 mm kenaf fiber compression molded composite, (D) 56 wt.% 6 mm kenaf fiber compression molded composite, (E) 57 wt.% 25 mm kenaf fiber compression molded composite, (F) 53 wt.% 50 mm … }, author={Simona Cristina Romanoschi}, year={1998} } Lower tensile strength and modulus of 7B3K compared to BK might be due to the failure of kenaf fiber to withstand the applied load on the composite. Five replicates were tested in each sample and the average values were reported. Abstract. Table 1 shows the mechanical properties, surface rough-ness and fiber dimensions of the bacterial retted stem length kenaf fibers. In kenaf fiber density, it was found that a small increase of kenaf density value after alkali treatment compared to untreated kenaf fiber. (PDF) Investigation on properties of woven kenaf fiber reinforced … Kenaf composite and bamboo composite were fabricated as controls. Mechanical performance of oil palm/kenaf fiber-reinforced epoxy-based bilayer hybrid composites. Different ratios of kenaf to bamboo fibers, such as 70:30(3B7K), 50:50(BK), and 30:70(7B3K), were used to fabricate the Physical properties: The density of kenaf and market MDF was 0.73 and 0.72 g cm-3, respectively . Table 1 lists the properties. The ratio of fiber to polylactic acid was set at 60:40 with 1:1 ratio between kenaf and empty fruit bunch fibers. Bhd., Malaysia (as shown in Figure 1). By continuing you agree to the use of cookies. Hence, kenaf fiber is one of the natural fiber which often and extensively used over the past few years. Introducing an air gap improved the sound absorption coefficient of all composites. [16] examined the effect of water absorption on long kenaf hybrid woven glass using the cold press technique. The properties of the kenaf fiber treated by alkali (NaOH) were investigated by spectrocolorimeter, SEM, X-ray diffractometer, FT-IR and TGA. There are numerous benefits to using natural fibers as a reinforcement including cost-effectiveness, their non-abrasive nature, low energy consumption, and light weight [, The hybridization of natural fiber with another natural fiber or synthetic fiber will combine the advantages of both constituents and result in superior properties. Hybridization of kenaf fiber with bamboo has improved the natural frequency compared to woven kenaf and bamboo composites. Akhtar, M.N. Alkali treatment was known as one commonly used treatment for natural fiber and obtained a good fiber matrix adhesion, thermal and mechanical properties of composite. Single woven kenaf mat and bamboo mats were prepared as control. This study was under taken to identify the physical and mechanical properties of kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus) MDF and to evaluate the potential of kenaf MDF in Bangladesh.Properties were compared with market MDF in Bangladesh. Physical Properties of the PP/kenaf/MWCNT Composites The water absorption test was conducted using the samples (dimensions of 30 mm 30 mm 2 mm) obtained from the feedstock of the PP/kenaf/MWCNT composite with di erent compositions. Based on the analysis, hybrid composites with ratio 50:50 of kenaf to bamboo were slightly better in terms of their sound absorption coefficient compared to other composites in the study of sound absorption of composites without an air gap. Kenaf fiber, Starch, Kenaf/starch bio-composite, Physical properties, Interfacial adhesive properties 참고문헌 (22) KCI에서 이 논문을 인용한 논문의 수는 0건 입니다. Albuquerque, D.A. Then, the results were analyzed and reported by using of three methods including regression method, averaging the data and system compliance method. ; Amico, S. Layering pattern effects on vibrational behavior of coconut sheath/banana fiber hybrid composites. Kenaf [etymology: Persian], Hibiscus cannabinus, is a plant in the family Malvaceae also called Deccan hemp and Java jute. ; Putra, A.; Nor, M.J.M. Referring to these properties results in researchers tend to choose kenaf bast fiber in a … Water – 7-10%. This study aims to investigate the void content, tensile, vibration and acoustic properties of kenaf/bamboo fiber reinforced epoxy hybrid composites. The diameter of the sample is 33 mm. We use cookies to help provide and enhance our service and tailor content and ads. Kenaf fiber is a potentially outstanding reinforcing filler in thermo-plastic composites. Abdullah, A.H.; Azharia, A.; Salleh, F.M. 2. ScienceDirect ® is a registered trademark of Elsevier B.V. ScienceDirect ® is a registered trademark of Elsevier B.V. Tensile properties of kenaf fiber due to various conditions of chemical fiber surface modifications. The fibre was then sieved to obtain a size less than 500 µm using a Nowadays, due to environmental concerns and financial problems of synthetic fibers, natural fibers or bio-fibers are interesting to be used as reinforcement fibers in polymer composites for structural elements and construction materials. Can be either lightweight or heavyweight. Influence of alkaline treatment and fiber loading on the physical and mechanical properties of kenaf/polypropylene composites for variety of applications. The density, water absorption and thickness swelling of the composites increased as the kenaf weight ratio increased. Moreover, the 5% alkali solution was the best for kenaf fiber treatment because of causing no tension on the fiber texture and structure as compared to 10% and 15% alkali solution. Kenaf fibre is the main fibre used in this study and was supplied by ZKK Sdn. The most efficient natural fibers are 384 KENAF PROPERTIES, PROCESSING AND PRODUCTS those that have a high cellulose content coupled with a low micro fibril angle, resulting in high filament mechanical properties. 5% volume fraction of kenaf fiber exhibits the highest tensile modulus and flexural modulus in its composite materials. Received: 22 April 2019 / Revised: 15 May 2019 / Accepted: 23 May 2019 / Published: 28 June 2019, (This article belongs to the Special Issue. Sound absorption coefficient of natural fibres hybrid reinforced polyester composites. The purpose of this study is to develop and characterize the properties of woven kenaf/bamboo reinforced epoxy hybrid composites for food tray table application in the automotive industry. analyzed the data and corrected the manuscript. ; Junaid, T.M. 6369108. Saba, N.; Paridah, M.T. The weight ratios of kenaf/bamboo were 30:70, 50:50 and 70:30. Statistical analysis also showed the significant difference (95% level of significance) between the two types of board. Others – 5% to 15%. Master’s Thesis, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia, 1998. Sathishkumar, T.; Naveen, J.; Satheeshkumar, S. Hybrid fiber reinforced polymer composites—A review. Salleh et al. Application of kenaf fiber has attracted a huge interest in the world due to increased paper consumption and protected tropical forest. 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