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Natural Fiber Filament Wound Composites: A Review
1 Center of Excellence Geopolymer and Green Technology (CEGeoGTech), Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), Malaysia
2 Faculty of Engineering Technology, Uniciti Alam Campus, Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), 02100 Sungai ChuChuh, Padang Besar, Perlis, Malaysia
3 School of Fundamental Science, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, 21030 Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu
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In recent development, natural fibers have attracted the interest of engineers, researchers, professionals and scientists all over the world as an alternative reinforcement for fiber reinforced polymer composites. This is due to its superior properties such as high specific strength, low weight, low cost, fairly good mechanical properties, non-abrasive, eco-friendly and bio-degradable characteristics. In this point of view, natural fiber-polymer composites (NFPCs) are becoming increasingly utilized in a wide variety of applications because they represent an ecological and inexpensive alternative to conventional petroleum-derived materials. On the other hand, considerable amounts of organic waste and residue from the industrial and agricultural processes are still underutilized as low-value energy sources. This is a comprehensive review discussing about natural fiber reinforced composite produced by filament winding technique.
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