According to Hills (1997), the use of natural fibers could turn up in everything from cars to golf clubs in not too distant future. ... have a lower density but the same mechanical performance for identical reinforcing fiber fractions (Woodhams et al., 1984). ... by using flax fibers in a polypropylene matrix to form the rear-shelf panel of the 2000 Chevrolet Impala (Dellow, 2000). ... Automotive have already started fabrication of auto parts from natural fiber composites (Mohanty et al., 2000b).
|Title||:||Environment-friendly "green" biodegradable composites using ramie fibers and soy protein concentrate (SPC) polymer|