Table 1: Experimental parameters investigated in this work.

Sample designation*Volume fraction, (%)Solvent typeLength of E-glass (GLS) fibre (mm)
E-glass (GLS) fibreEmpty fruit bunch (EFB) fibre

CH003020Chloroform3
CH053515Chloroform3
CH1031010Chloroform3
CH153155Chloroform3
CH203200Chloroform3
DC003020Dichloromethane3
DC053515Dichloromethane3
DC1031010Dichloromethane3
DC153155Dichloromethane3
DC203200Dichloromethane3
DC056515Dichloromethane6
DC1061010Dichloromethane6
DC156155Dichloromethane6
DC206200Dichloromethane6

Nomenclature for CHXXY and DCXXY:
“CH” and “DC” refer to the solvent type used for the processing (CH = chloroform; DC = dichloromethane); “XX” corresponds to the volume fraction of GLS fibre (ranging from 0 to 20% ) while “Y” corresponds to the length of GLS fibre (3 or 6 mm).