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Lightweight And Green Tiles From Recycled Polypropylene Reinforced With Cockle-Shells Powder

Mohamad, Noraiham and Zohid, M. A. and Karim, K. I. and Mazliah, M. and Abd Razak, Jeefferie and Lau, K. T. and Munawar, Rose Farahiyan and Ab Maulod, Hairul Effendy (2017) Lightweight And Green Tiles From Recycled Polypropylene Reinforced With Cockle-Shells Powder. Proceedings Of Innovative Research And Industrial Dialogue’16. pp. 41-42. ISSN 1819-6608

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Abstract

Fabrication of recycled polypropylene filled with cockle-shells composite tiles via melt compounding and hot pressing method were studied.Cockles-shell powder reinforced polypropylene composites were sieved within particle size range of 63µm – 75µm for different weight ratio of 0 wt%,5 wt%,10 wt%,20 wt%,25 wt% and 30 wt%. Tensile properties was selected as the response.The fracture surface of cockle-hells composite tiles,then were further verified using scanning electron microscopy and fourier transimission infrared radiation.The increasing of cockles-shells powder weight percentage, decrease the tensile strength (14.74MPa to 4.04MPa).In the morphological analysis,limited interaction between fillers and matrices was clearly observed on the fracture surfaces and manifested as voids,cracks,and particles agglomeration also supported by compositional characteristics in term of their their bonding.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TS Manufactures
Divisions: Faculty of Manufacturing Engineering > Department of Engineering Materials
Depositing User: Mohd. Nazir Taib
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2019 04:54
Last Modified: 11 Feb 2019 04:54
URI: http://eprints.utem.edu.my/id/eprint/21607

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