International Journal of Polymer Science / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Improving Mechanical Properties of Thermoset Biocomposites by Fiber Coating or Organic Oil Addition

Table 1

Composite sample types and their thicknesses.

Resin typeFiber typeFiber content (weight %)Oil addition
(weight %)
Fiber coatingAverage thickness
(mm)
Thickness standard deviation
(sample-to-sample)
(mm)

EpoxyFiberglass39.1 ± 1.6%No oilNo coating0.4930.023
Hemp22.8 ± 0.8%0.6360.045
Fiberglass38.5 ± 0.9%2% linseed oilNo coating0.5060.022
Hemp27.2 ± 0.7%0.5870.035
Fiberglass47.5 ± 1.8%10% linseed oilNo coating0.3970.020
Hemp30.3 ± 3.7%0.5900.023
Fiberglass44.4 ± 1.2%2% pine oilNo coating0.3920.013
Hemp27.8 ± 2.5%0.6340.054
Fiberglass46.0 ± 2.6%10% pine oilNo coating0.4040.028
Hemp30.3 ± 1.5%0.5700.033
Fiberglass32.9 ± 2.5%No oilA-APTES0.6240.077
Hemp25.8 ± 0.4%0.6210.031
Fiberglass39.4 ± 3.0%No oilB-APTES0.5160.067
Hemp26.9 ± 1.1%0.6200.033

UVLFiberglass36.5 ± 1.4%No oilNo coating0.5760.025
Hemp24.5 ± 0.8%0.6990.031
Fiberglass30.2 ± 2.6%No oilA-APTES0.7090.094
Hemp18.4 ± 0.7%0.9530.047
Fiberglass32.2 ± 2.3%No oilB-APTES0.6810.060
Hemp26.1 ± 2.9%0.6780.106