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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 686452, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/686452
Research Article

Optimization of Blending Parameters and Fiber Size of Kenaf-Bast-Fiber-Reinforced the Thermoplastic Polyurethane Composites by Taguchi Method

1Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
2Laboratory of Biocomposite Technology, Institute of Tropical Forestry and Forest Products (INTROP), Universiti Putra MalAysia (UPM), 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
3School of Manufacturing Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, 02600 Arau, Perlis, Malaysia

Received 21 October 2013; Accepted 25 November 2013

Academic Editor: Riza Wirawan

Copyright © 2013 Y. A. El-Shekeil et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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