American Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2022

  • Design and Development of Plantain Fibre for Application in Production of Oil and Gas Facilities

    Nnorom Obinichi, Nwosu Herold, Tobinson Briggs

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 44-50
    Received: 20 September 2021
    Accepted: 11 October 2021
    Published: 17 January 2023
    Abstract: This research established reasons why industries, especially in the oil and gas are looking at plantain fibre which is a natural fibre composite due to low price, weight reduction, easy to recycle and are green in nature and so on; when compared to petroleum-based fibres. The plantain will be cut, retted, extracted, dried, treated, and modified. Th... Show More