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dc.contributor.authorTshifularo, Cyrus-
dc.contributor.authorAnandjiwala, Rajesh-
dc.contributor.authorPatnaik, Asis-
dc.identifier.issn0975-1025 (Online); 0971-0426 (Print)-
dc.description.abstractEffects of stroke frequency, depth of needle penetration and mass per unit area on properties of needle-punched nonwoven fabrics produced from polypropylene (PP), 50/50 PP/kenaf and kenaf fibres have been studied. Properties of fabrics, such as tensile strength, puncture resistance, pore size, water permeability and transmissivity are analysed. Results obtained show that the higher tensile strength and puncture resistance are achieved in fabrics produced from kenaf fibres at higher stroke frequency, depth of needle penetration and mass per unit area. Fabrics produced from kenaf fibres can be employed in geotextile applications, since they also possess bigger pore size and higher water permeability.en_US
dc.publisherNISCAIR-CSIR, Indiaen_US
dc.rights CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 Indiaen_US
dc.sourceIJFTR Vol.45(3) [September 2020]en_US
dc.subjectNeedle-punched nonwovenen_US
dc.subjectPuncture resistanceen_US
dc.subjectStroke frequencyen_US
dc.subjectTensile strengthen_US
dc.titleEffect of process parameters on properties of polypropylene and kenaf fibres needle-punched nonwoven geotextilesen_US
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