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Bamboo fiber reinforced polypropylene composites

Authors Mi, Yongli
Chen, Xiaoya
Cuo, Qipeng
Chan, Chi-Ming
Issue Date 1999-03-16
Source US Patent , 5,882,745. Washington, DC: US Patent and Trademark Office, 1999.
Summary There are disclosed novel composite materials in which polypropylene is reinforced by the inclusion of bamboo fibers. Preferably the polypropylene may be maleated prior to inclusion of the bamboo fibers in order to promote bonding between the bamboo fibers and the polypropylene matrix.
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Language English
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