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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