Glass Fiber Hybrid and Stacking Sequence Effects on the Properties of Sisal/Polyester Composite
Avinash Shinde1, I. Siva2

1Avinash Shinde, Department of Mechanical Engineering, MKSSS’s Cummins College of Engineering for Women, Pune (Maharashtra), India.

2I. Siva, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education, Krishnankoil (Tamil Nadu), India.

Manuscript received on 05 December 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 17 December 2019 | Manuscript Published on 30 December 2019 | PP: 571-573 | Volume-9 Issue-2S2 December 2019 | Retrieval Number: B10831292S219/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.B1083.1292S219

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Abstract: The need for biodegradable materials is the motivation behind studying the hybridization effect of natural and synthetic fiber composite. In this study six different compositions of sisal and glass are studied. Mechanical properties viz. tensile and bending are evaluated and compared for different compositions. Glass used at core showed slightly higher tensile strength than at skin. Also, it is found that the flexural strength is highest for 4 sisal layers at core and glass at skin. Fatigue life evaluation of all glass and all sisal composition is also performed which shows better fatigue performance of all glass composition.

Keywords: Glass Fiber, Sisal Fiber, Hybridization, Mechanical Properties.
Scope of the Article: Composite Materials