Synthesis of Cotton from Tossa Jute Fiber and Comparison with Original Cotton

Md. Mizanur, Rahman and Md. Rezaur, Rahman and Sinin, Hamdan and Md. Faruk, Hossen and Josephine, Chang Hui Lai and Fui, Kiew Liew (2015) Synthesis of Cotton from Tossa Jute Fiber and Comparison with Original Cotton. International Journal of Polymer Science, 2015. ISSN 16879422

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Abstract

Cotton fibers were synthesized fromtossa jute and characteristics were compared with original cotton by using FTIR and TGA. The FTIR results indicated that the peak intensity of OH group from jute cotton fibers occurred at 3336 cm−1 whereas the peak intensity of original cotton fibers occurred at 3338 cm−1.This indicated that the synthesized cotton fiber properties were very similar to the original cotton fibers. The TGA result showed that maximum rate of mass loss, the onset of decomposition, end of decomposition, and activation energy of synthesized cotton were higher than original cotton. The activation energy of jute cotton fibers was higher than the original cotton fibers.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cotton fibers, Tossa Jute Fiber, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 29 Jul 2015 07:08
Last Modified: 17 Feb 2017 03:05
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/8416

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