• Krishnan T Department of Mechanical Engineering, Annamalai Polytechnic College, Chettinad, Tamilnadu, India
  • Jayabal S Department of Mechanical Engineering, A.C. Government College of Engineering and Technology, Karaikudi, Tamilnadu, India
  • Naveen Krishna V Department of Mechanical Engineering, Government College of Engineering, Thanjavur, Tamilnadu, Tamilnadu, India
  • Senthilsivam N Department of Mechanical Engineering, Government College of Engineering, Thanjavur, Tamilnadu, Tamilnadu, India


Sunnhemp, Retting, Compression molding, Specific wear rate, Water absorption


During the course of evolution, the traditional knowledge and practices developed by our ancestors on various uses of plants have been transmitted to future generations. Among the commonly used plant species by man, the fiber yielding plants hold the second position after the food plants with respect to their economic potential. Disposal problems, as well as strong regulations and criteria for cleaner and safer environment, have directed a great part of the scientific research toward eco composite materials. In the last few years, the components obtained from bio fiber reinforced composite material are mostly used to produce the non-structural parts.


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How to Cite

Krishnan T, Jayabal S, Naveen Krishna V, and Senthilsivam N, “COMPRESSIVE, WEAR AND WATER ABSORPTION BEHAVIOURS OF SUNNHEMP-POLYESTER COMPOSITES”, JME, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 130–135, Sep. 2018.