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A Proposed Compatibilizer Materials on Banana Skin Powder (BSP) Composites Using Different Temperature

Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences
Volume 43 No. 1, March 2018, Pages 121-127

Wan Azani Mustafa1,*, Syahrul Affandi Saidi1, Mustaffa Zainal2, Ragunathan Santiagoo2
1School of Engineering Technology, Kampus Sg. Chuchuh, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, 02100 Padang Besar, Perlis, Malaysia
2School of Environment Engineering, Kompleks Pengajian Jejawi 3, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, 02600 Arau, Perlis, Malaysia
*Corresponding author: azani.mustafa@gmail.com

KEYWORDS

Tensile properties, polypropylene, sugarcane bagasse, polypropylene maleic anhydride compatibilizer

ABSTRACT

In recent years, there has been an increasing interest in materials treatment in order to improve the properties. In this study, the effect of recycled acrylonitrile butadiene rubber (NBRr) loadings and compatibilization of polypropylene maleic anhydride (PPMAH) in the polypropylene (PP) / recycled acrylonitrile butadiene rubber (NBRr) / banana skin powder (BSP) composites was analysed. The proposed material involved a few steps such as the Polypropylene (PP) was melt at optimum temperature which is 230°C. Next, the composites for both uncompatibilized and polypropylene maleic anhydride (PPMAH) compatibilized were mixed using heated two roll mill at specific temperature (180°C) with six different NBRr loadings rate. A few analysis techniques such as tensile properties and Scanning Electron Micrograph (SEM) were conducted. The SEM micrographs show good attachment and better distribution of filler in the compatibilizer composite.

CITE THIS ARTICLE

MLA
Mustafa, Wan Azani, et al. “A Proposed Compatibilizer Materials on Banana Skin Powder (BSP) Composites Using Different Temperature.” Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences 43.1 (2018): 121-127.

APA
Mustafa, W. A., Saidi, S. A., Zainal, M., & Santiagoo, R. (2018). A Proposed Compatibilizer Materials on Banana Skin Powder (BSP) Composites Using Different Temperature. Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences, 43(1), 121-127.

Chicago
Mustafa, Wan Azani, Syahrul Affandi Saidi, Mustaffa Zainal, and Ragunathan Santiagoo. “A Proposed Compatibilizer Materials on Banana Skin Powder (BSP) Composites Using Different Temperature.” Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences 43, no. 1 (2018): 121-127.

Harvard
Mustafa, W.A., Saidi, S.A., Zainal, M. and Santiagoo, R., 2018. A Proposed Compatibilizer Materials on Banana Skin Powder (BSP) Composites Using Different Temperature. Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences, 43(1), pp.121-127.

Vancouver
Mustafa, WA, Saidi, SA, Zainal, M, Santiagoo, R. A Proposed Compatibilizer Materials on Banana Skin Powder (BSP) Composites Using Different Temperature. Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences. 2018;43(1):121-127.

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