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Table 12 Mechanical properties of SCB reinforced polymer composites

From: Sugarcane bagasse: a biomass sufficiently applied for improving global energy, environment and economic sustainability

Composite

SCB in composite (wt%)

Impact strength (kJ/m2)

Tensile strength (MPa)

Flexural strength (MPa)

Tensile modulus (MPa)

Elongation at break (%)

Source

PP-SCB

5

0.0327

22.9

34.8

1105.5

Cerqueira et al. (2011)

PP-SCB

10

0.0425

23.0

35.5

1027.1

PP-SCB

15

0.0525

22.3

37.2

1442.5

PP-SCBa

5

18.7

19.2

1001.9

3

Luz et al. (2007)

HDPE-SCB

10

1.54

897

1.74

Mulinari et al. (2009)

HDPE-SCB

10

15.6

1324.2

1.2

Mulinari et al. (2009)

PE-SCBb

5

11

1358.1

Rodrigues et al. (2011)

  1. PP polypropylene, HDPE high-density polyethene, P phenolic thermoset, PE polyester
  2. aObtained by compression moulding, bunmodified fibres