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Title: Biofibres and Biocomposites
Authors: John, MJ
Thomas, S
Keywords: Biocomposite
Biofiber
Green composite
Textile
Hybrid
Issue Date: Feb-2008
Publisher: Elsevier Ltd
Citation: John, MJ and Thomas, S. 2008. Biofibres and Biocomposites. Carbohydrate Polymers, Vol. 71, pp 343-364
Abstract: This review deals with a recent study of the literature on the various aspects of cellulosic fibres and biocomposites. Cellulosic fibre reinforced polymeric composites are finding applications in many fields ranging from construction industry to automotive industry. The pros and cons of using these fibres are enumerated in this review. The classification of composites into green composites, hybrid biocomposites and textile biocomposites are discussed. New developments dealing with cellulose based nanocomposites and electrospinning of nanofibres have also been presented. Recent studies pertaining to the above topics have also been cited. Finally, the applications of cellulosic fibre reinforced polymeric composites have been highlighted
Description: Copyright: 2008 Elsevier Ltd
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10204/3185
ISSN: 0144-8817
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