Evaluation of Mechanical Properties of Jute and Kevlar Fiber Reinforced Materials

Authors(2) :-B. Rajesh, Dr. M. L. S. Devakumar

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the mechanical properties of kevlar fiber and jute fiber reinforcement. Nowadays the composite materials are widely used materials. Having wide range of applications due to its light weight, high strength and low cost. These composite materials are now being explored in applications of aerospace and automotive industries. In the present work, the composite material is prepared with intermediate aramid fabric layer (Kevlar) which is high strength fiber and it is combined with jute fabric reinforced epoxy composite to increase the strength of kevlar. This composite material is tested for mechanical properties like flexural, tensile & impact strength are calculated with UTM (universal testing machine) for flexural, tensile tests and impact testing is done with impact testing machine. Through this test results the impact strength of the composite material is calculated. The energy dissipation by impact test of jute and kevlar fabric composite and strength of fibers will be analyzed by scanning electron microscopy (FESEM). Thermo gravity analysis (TGA) and differential thermal analysis (DTA) is carried out. Through these test results it can conclude that the jute can be combined with the kevlar where the impact is primary considerations like bulletproof vests, automobile bodies, tyres etc. The usage of jute in all kevlar applications will increase the strength of kevlar by reducing the usage of Kevlar and cost will be minimized.

Authors and Affiliations

B. Rajesh
MTech Student, Advanced Manufacturing Systems, Department of Mechanical Engineering, JNTUCEA, Ananthapuramu, Andhra Pradesh, India
Dr. M. L. S. Devakumar
Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Vice Principal of JNTUACEA, Ananthapuramu, Andhra Pradesh, India

Electron Microscopy, Differential Thermal Analysis, Thermo Gravity Analysis, Jute Fabric Composite, Aramid Fibre.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 11 | November-December 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-12-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 169-175
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET21841126
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

Cite This Article :

B. Rajesh, Dr. M. L. S. Devakumar, " Evaluation of Mechanical Properties of Jute and Kevlar Fiber Reinforced Materials, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 4, Issue 11, pp.169-175, November-December-2018. Available at doi : https://doi.org/10.32628/IJSRSET21841126
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET21841126

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