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International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research

Table 1 Comparative tensile, bending, impact and hardness property of unreinforced PP sheet and composites

From: Evaluating the performance of gamma irradiated okra fiber reinforced polypropylene (PP) composites: comparative study with jute/PP

Materials Tensile properties Bending properties Impact strength Hardness (Shore-A)
TS (MPa) TM (MPa) EB (%) BS (MPa) BM (MPa) IS (kJ/m2)
Polypropylene 20.6 ± 0.9 498 ± 8 370 ± 7 35.3 ± 1.2 1.9 ± 0.3 4.51 ± 0.2 92 ± 0.5
Okra/PP 32.2 ± 0.8 602 ± 10 9.8 ± 0.2 55.6 ± 1.1 3.6 ± 0.4 19.54 ± 0.3 95 ± 0.5
Jute/PP 35.5 ± 0.7 629 ± 7 13.4 ± 0.4 71.4 ± 1.4 4.5 ± 0.2 21.48 ± 0.4 96 ± 0.5