The potential of using treated betelnut fibres as reinforcement for tribo-bio polymeric composites subjected to dry/wet contact conditions

Nirmal, Umar and Jamil, Nadia and Yousif, B. F. and Rilling, Dirk and Brevern, P. V. (2010) The potential of using treated betelnut fibres as reinforcement for tribo-bio polymeric composites subjected to dry/wet contact conditions. In: ICNP 2010: Macro to Nano Scales, 24-26 Sep 2010, Kottayam, India.

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Abstract

The current work initiates to use treated betelnut (areca
catechu) fibres as reinforcement in polyester composites.
Wear and frictional characteristics of T-BFRP composite
were investigated against polished stainless steel
counterface under dry/wet contact conditions using a BOD
machine. The tests were conducted at 2.8 m/s sliding
velocity, different applied loads (5N - 200N) and sliding
distances (0 - 6.72 km). Fibre mats were orientated antiparallel (AP) with respect to the sliding.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information (displayed to public): No evidence of copyright restrictions.
Depositing User: Dr Belal Yousif
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2010 05:29
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 00:03
Uncontrolled Keywords: polyester composite; betelnut fibre; sliding wear; friction
Fields of Research (FoR): 09 Engineering > 0913 Mechanical Engineering > 091309 Tribology
09 Engineering > 0912 Materials Engineering > 091202 Composite and Hybrid Materials
12 Built Environment and Design > 1201 Architecture > 120104 Architectural Science and Technology (incl. Acoustics, Lighting, Structure and Ecologically Sustainable Design)
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/8759

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