Year 2020, Volume 23 , Issue 2, Pages 60 - 69 2020-06-03

MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF WASTE GLASS FIBER POWDER REINFORCED MELAMINE COMPOSITES

Hayriye Hale AYGÜN [1]


Glass fiber is the most popular reinforcement material for improving mechanical properties of composites. While tranforming glass fiber filaments to chopped ones, too many waste glass fiber exists. This paper deals with waste glass fiber usage in composites with melamin matris. Tensile strength behaviour, bending resistance, specific gravity and impact resistance of samples were analysed. Results showed that homogenity of composite mixture was very important in characteristics of end products. Increase in specific gravity was negligible because reinforcing material, namely waste glass fiber, was less sensitive than melamine thermoset to hot pressing method. Thereto, waste glass fiber reinforcement enhanced the tensile resistance and impact strength up to 30% and 20%, respectively. Addition of glass fiber waste lead to a sharp decrease in bending resistance, approximately 50%.
waste glass fiber, composite, melamine, mechanical properties
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Primary Language en
Subjects Materials Science, Textiles
Journal Section Textile Engineering
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-2812-8079
Author: Hayriye Hale AYGÜN (Primary Author)
Institution: KAHRAMANMARAS SUTCU IMAM UNIVERSITY TECHNICAL SCIENCE HIGH SCHOOL
Country: Turkey


Supporting Institution KSU
Project Number 2011/7-10YLS
Thanks Author would like to express very great appreciation to managers and stuff of Özgül Melamin Inc. Co. and Cam Elyaf Inc. Co. for their assistance.
Dates

Application Date : January 10, 2020
Acceptance Date : May 3, 2020
Publication Date : June 3, 2020

APA Aygün, H . (2020). MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF WASTE GLASS FIBER POWDER REINFORCED MELAMINE COMPOSITES . Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam Üniversitesi Mühendislik Bilimleri Dergisi , 23 (2) , 60-69 . DOI: 10.17780/ksujes.673020