In recent years, significant academic and industrial research and development has explored novel methods of creating green and environmentally friendly materials for commercial applications. Natural fibers offer the potential to develop lower cost products with better performance, sustainability, and renewability characteristics than traditional materials, particularly in the automotive industry. In this respect, natural fiber reinforced polymer composites have emerged as an environmentally friendly and cost-effective option to synthetic fiber reinforced composites. Hence, in this study, a review of the tribological behavior of natural fiber reinforced polymer composites has been undertaken to better understand their usability for various automotive applications.
Tribology of Natural Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites
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Menezes, PL, Rohatgi, PK, & Lovell, MR. "Tribology of Natural Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites." Proceedings of the ASME/STLE 2011 International Joint Tribology Conference. ASME/STLE 2011 Joint Tribology Conference. Los Angeles, California, USA. October 24–26, 2011. pp. 341-343. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/IJTC2011-61221
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