. physical properties of coconut shell in road construction was highlighted in this paper . In addition, the chemical and physical characteristics of coconut shell was presented . International Journal Of Applied Engineering Research. . Fillers in Plastics: Mechanical Properties of Kenaf Fiber-Polypropylene Composites.
Visit for more related articles at Research & Reviews: Journal of Material Sciences . Composite materials are a substitute for conventional plastics and possess . Composite material, Prawn shell powder, MYK Laticrete - latapoxy resin and ... Coconut shell is one of the most important natural fillers produced in tropical.
THE INTERNATIONAL ASIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL . The water absorption properties of the composites as a function of filler content . and increase in the density of volume that is required in the plastic composite .. system using coconut shell have higher specific gravity than composites  with .. READ PAPER.
26 Aug 2011 . Keywords: coconut fiber, composite, mechanical properties, polypropylene . Research on an effective low cost treatment of natural fibers is necessary . Injection molding is the main method used by the plastic industry due to its . drying, grinding, and sorting of fibers starting from green coconut shells15.