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Published in: Mechanics of Composite Materials 2/2022

21-05-2022

Influence of a Silica Aerogel Filler on the Mechanical, Thermal, and Physical Properties of Flax/Epoxy Composite

Authors: M. Chandrasekar, R. M. Shahroze, T. Senthil Muthu Kumar, K. Senthilkumar, M. R. Ishak, N. Rajini, S. Siengchin

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Abstract

The influence of Maerogel (MA) on the material properties of the flax fiber reinforced epoxy composites has been investigated. The composites were fabricated using the hot press molding method with incorporation of MA, a kind of silica aerogel derived from the rice husk ash. The effect of different MA concentrations on the thermal, mechanical, and physical properties of flax/epoxy composites was investigated.

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Metadata
Title
Influence of a Silica Aerogel Filler on the Mechanical, Thermal, and Physical Properties of Flax/Epoxy Composite
Authors
M. Chandrasekar
R. M. Shahroze
T. Senthil Muthu Kumar
K. Senthilkumar
M. R. Ishak
N. Rajini
S. Siengchin
Publication date
21-05-2022
Publisher
Springer US
Published in
Mechanics of Composite Materials / Issue 2/2022
Print ISSN: 0191-5665
Electronic ISSN: 1573-8922
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11029-022-10028-z

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