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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 514036, 8 pages
Review Article

A Review of the Flammability Factors of Kenaf and Allied Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites

Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia

Received 25 September 2013; Accepted 27 January 2014; Published 15 April 2014

Academic Editor: Md Enamul Hoque

Copyright © 2014 C. H. Lee 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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