Comparative Testing of Tensile, Flexural and Impact Analysis on Coated and Uncoated Kenaf Fiber Reinforced Composite

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  • Department of Mechanical Engineering, St. Peter’s University, Chennai 600054, Tamilnadu
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering, Saveetha School of Engineering, SIMATS, Chennai
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering, Meenakshi Sundararajan Engineering College, Chennai
  • PSN Engineering College, Tirunelveli
  • PSN Engineering College, Tirunelveli



Composite Materials, Kenaf Fiber, Impact Testing, Hydrogenperoxide.


Due to its enhanced strength, stiffness, and tensile qualities, fibre reinforced composites are being employed more and more in the aerospace, automotive, plastic and mineral processing industries. Kenaf, jute, Kemp, and other types of reinforcing fibres are frequently utilized and come in strips. The design and analysis of the mechanical characteristics of the Kenaf fibre reinforced composite is the primary goal of this project. Different combinations of fibre and resin are examined for their various mechanical qualities, such as impact resistance, flexural strength, and tensile strength. By altering the fibre orientation and boosting impact strength, the composite is created. By altering the fibre orientation and boosting impact strength, the composite is created. The composite is personally examined using a variety of testing tools, and it is also examined using design software like Ansys. This research aims to increase the composite’s impact strength by adjusting the fibre length. The hydrogen peroxide solution is also coated on the composite before the tests are run. Comparisons are made between the experimental findings for coated and uncoated composites.



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How to Cite

Prabaharan, T., Bovas Herbert Bejaxhin, A., Kamatchi Sankaran, S., Ramanan, N., & D.S, J. (2023). Comparative Testing of Tensile, Flexural and Impact Analysis on Coated and Uncoated Kenaf Fiber Reinforced Composite. Journal of Mines, Metals and Fuels, 70(10A), 119–129.