International Journal of Polymer Science / 2011 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Mechanical and Thermal Behaviour of Ecofriendly Composites Reinforced by Kenaf and Caroà Fibers

Table 3

Flexural and impact properties of PHBV composites.

SamplesFlexural modulus (MPa)Flexural strength (MPa)Impact strength (KJ/m2)

Neat PHBV1280 ± 12028.2 ± 1.10.85 ± 0.15
40 wt.% kef3605 ± 23016.7 ± 4.02.25 ± 0.32
60 wt.% kef4020 ± 37014.1 ± 3.51.70 ± 0.10

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