Investigation of Long Cellulose Fibre Reinforced and Injection Moulded Poly(lactic acid) Biocomposites

Journal Title: Acta Technica Jaurinensis - Year 2018, Vol 11, Issue 3

Abstract

We investigated injection moulded composites of a polylactic acid matrix reinforced with cellulose fibers. We produced long fiber reinforced granules (preforms) with the use of two technologies: extrusion coating and film stacking. We examined the effect of fiber reinforcement and manufacturing technology on the properties of the composites. 30 wt% fiber reinforcement caused an increase in both strength and modulus compared to the reference PLA, and we also managed to improve creep resistance.

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Sándor Hajba, Tamás Tábi

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  • EP ID EP630709
  • DOI 10.14513/actatechjaur.v11.n3.469
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Sándor Hajba, Tamás Tábi (2018). Investigation of Long Cellulose Fibre Reinforced and Injection Moulded Poly(lactic acid) Biocomposites. Acta Technica Jaurinensis, 11(3), 150-164. https://europub.co.uk/articles/-A-630709