An Experimental Investigation of New Hybrid Composite Material Using Ramie-Flax and Its Mechanical Properties Through Finite Element Method

  • Dara AshokEmail author
  • Sukumar Puhan
  • Raghuram Pradhan
  • P. Kiran Babu
  • Y. Srinivasa Reddy
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)


This article describes the occurrence of the recent natural fiber hybrid composite mistreatment as strengthening with the hybrid materials using fiber and polyester matrix and polyester resins. The sheets of the composites were made from Ramie fiber with the matrix of Flax fiber and polyester. The resin used was polyester resin. The composite weight division was maintained at 20% fiber and 80% resin. To verify the mechanical characteristics of the natural hybrid composite fiber, the cutting of the specimen is finished within the required shape after the hybrid composites have been made. Thus, fashioned material permitted tensile, flexural, effect and compression tests at entirely in distinct orientations. In order to match experimental outcomes, the finite element inquiry is administered. The conclusions were taken as to the differentiation of the effects of these hybrid composites on the various characteristics of materials.


Hybrid composite Ramie fibers Flax Modulus of elasticity Finite element method 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dara Ashok
    • 1
    Email author
  • Sukumar Puhan
    • 1
  • Raghuram Pradhan
    • 1
  • P. Kiran Babu
    • 1
  • Y. Srinivasa Reddy
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringPace Institute of Science and TechnologyOngoleIndia

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