Kenaf Publications

1. Nosbi, N., Akil, H.M., Ishak, Z.A.M., Abu Bakar, A., (2010), Degradation of Compressive Properties Of Pultruded Kenaf Fiber Reinforced Composites After Immersion In Various solutions. Materials & Design,31,(10 ),4960-4964

2. Ismail H.; Abdullah A.H., Abu Bakar, A.;(2010), Kenaf Core Reinforced High-density Polyethylene/Soya Powder Composites: The Effects of Filler Loading and Compatibilizer. Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 29(16 ),2489-2497

3. Taib, R.M., Ramarad, S., Ishak, Z.A.M., Todo, M.,(2010), Properties of Kenaf Fiber/Polylactic Acid Biocomposites Plasticized with Polyethylene Glycol. Polymer Composites,31,(7), 1213-1222

4. Akil, H.M., De Rosa, I.M., Santulli, C., Sarasini, F.,(2010), Flexural Behaviour Of Pultruded Jute/Glass And Kenaf/Glass Hybrid Composites Monitored Using Acoustic Emission,Materials Science and Engineering A-Structural Materials Properties Microstructure and Processing,527, (12), 2942-2950

5. Rozman H. D.; Rozyanty A. R.; Musa L.,(2010),Ultra-Violet Radiation-Cured Biofiber Composites from Kenaf: The Effect of Montmorillonite on the Flexural and Impact Properties. Journal of Wood Chemistry and Technology,30,(2),152-163

6. Julkapli Nurhidayatullaili Muhd; Akil Hazizan Md.;(2010), Thermal Properties of Kenaf-Filled Chitosan Biocomposites. Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering,49,(2),147-153

7. Ismail H.; Norjulia A. M.; Ahmad Z. The Effects of Untreated and Treated Kenaf Loading on the Properties of Kenaf Fibre-Filled Natural Rubber Compounds. Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering,49,(5),519-524

8. Rozman, H.D., Musa, L., Aziz, A.A., Tay, G.S.,(2010), Unsaturated Polyester-Kenaf Composites: The Effects of a Modified Montmorillonite Filler on the Tensile Properties. Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, 49, (9),929-937

9. Ismail H.; Norjulia A. M.; Ahmad Z.; Curing Characteristics, Mechanical and Morphological Properties of Kenaf Fibre/Halloysite Nanotubes Hybrid-Filled Natural Rubber Compounds. Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering,49,(9),938-943

10. Julkapli, N.M., Akil, H.M.,(2010), Influence of a Plasticizer on the Mechanical Properties of Kenaf-Filled Chitosan Bio-Composites,Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering,49, Issue: (9 ), 944-951

11. Ismail H.; Abdullah A. Hamid; Abu Bakar A.;(2010), The Effects of a Silane-Based Coupling Agent on the Properties of Kenaf Core-Reinforced High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE)/Soya Powder Composites. Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering,49,(11),1095-1100.

12. Ang Lin S.; Leh Cheu P.; Lee Chong C.; (2010), Effects Of Alkaline Pre-Impregnation And Pulping On Malaysia Cultivated Kenaf (Hibiscus Cannabinus), Bioresources,5,(3),1446-1462

13. Khalil H. P. S. Abdul; Yusra A. F. Ireana; Bhat A. H.; (2010), Cell Wall Ultrastructure, Anatomy, Lignin Distribution, And Chemical Composition Of Malaysian Cultivated Kenaf Fiber. Industrial Crops and Products,31,(1),113-121

1. Thirmizir, M.Z.A.,Ishak, Z.A.M.,Taib, R.M.,Rahim, S.,Jani, S.M.,(2011),Kenaf-Bast-Fiber-Filled Biodegradable Poly(butylene succinate) Composites: Effects of Fiber Loading, Fiber Length, and Maleated Poly(butylene succinate) on the Flexural and Impact Properties, Al Of Applied Polymer Scienc,122,(5),3055-3063

2. Ismail, H.,Abdullah, A.H.,Abu Bakar, A.,(2011),Influence of Acetylation on the Tensile Properties, Water Absorption, and Thermal Stability of (High-Density Polyethylene)/(Soya Powder)/(Kenaf Core) Composites, Journal Of Vinyl & Additive Technology,17,(2),132-137

3. Akil, H.M., Omar, M.F., Mazuki, A.A.M., Safiee, S., Ishak, Z.A.M., Abu Bakar, A., (2011), Kenaf Fiber Reinforced Composites: A Review,Materials & Desing,32,(8-9),4107-4121

4. Law T. T., Ishak Z.A.M.,(2011), Water Absorption and Dimensional Stability of Short Kenaf Fiber-Filled Polypropylene Composites Treated with Maleated Polypropylene . Journal Of Applied Polymer Science,120,(1), 563-572

5. Rozman H. D., Musa L., Azniwati A. A.,Rozyanty, A.R.,(2011), Tensile Properties of Kenaf/Unsaturated Polyester Composites Filled with a Montmorillonite Filler . Journal Of Applied Polymer Science , 119,(5),2549-2553

6. Thirmizir M.Z.A., Ishak Z. A.M,M Taib R. Mat., Rahim, S.,Jani, S.M.,(2011),Natural Weathering of Kenaf Bast Fibre-Filled Poly(Butylene Succinate) Composites: Effect of Fibre Loading and Compatibiliser Addition. Journal of Polymers and the Environment,19, (1),263-273

7. Cao, X.V., Ismail H, Rashid A.A., Takeichi, T., Thao, V.H.,(2011), Mechanical Properties and Water Absorption Of Kenaf Powder Filled Recycled High Density Polyethylene/Natural Rubber Biocomposites Using Mape as a Compatibilizer . Bioresources,6,(3), 3260-3271

8. Ismail H.,Mahir, N.A., Ahmad, (2011), The Effect of Bis-(3-Triethoxysilylpropyl) Tetrasulphide (Si-69) as a Coupling Agent on Properties of Natural Rubber/Kenaf Fibre Composites . Polymer-Plastics Technology And Engineering, ,50,(9),893-897

9. Nosbi Norlin; Akil Hazizan Md; Ishak Z.A.M., Bakar, A.A.,(2011), Effect Of Water Absorption On The Mechanical Properties Of Pultruded Kenaf Fibre Reinforced Polyester Composites, Advanced Composites Letters,20,(1),21-26

10. Nosbi N., Akil, H.M., Ishak, Z.A.M., Behavior Of Kenaf Fibers After Immersion In Several Water Conditions . Bioresources 6,(2),950-960

11. Khalil, H. P. S. A., Suraya, N. L., (2011), Anhydride Modification Of Cultivated Kenaf Bast Fibers: Morphological, Spectroscopic, And Thermal Studies . Bioresources, 6, (2),1122-1135

12. Ismail H., Omar, N.F., Othman, N.,(2011), The Effect of Kenaf Fiber Loading on Curing Characteristics and Machanical Properties of Waste Tyre Dust/Kenaf Fiber Hybrid Filler Filled Natural Rubber Compounds, Bioresources,6,(4),3742-3756

13. Mazuki, A.A.M., Akil, H.M., Safiee, S., Ishak, Z.A.M., Abu Bakar, A.,(2011), Degradation of Dynamic Mechanical Properties Of Pultruded Kenaf Fiber Reinforced Composites After Immersion In Various Solutions.,Composites Part B-Engineering, 42 ,(1 ),71-76

14. Thirmizir, M.A., Ishak, Z.A.M., Taib, R.M., Sudin, R., Leong, Y.W.,(2011), Mechanical, Water Absorption and Dimensional Stability Studies of Kenaf Bast Fibre-Filled Poly(butylene succinate) Composites,Polymer-Plastics Technology And Engineering, 50, (4 ), 339-348

15. Salim, M.S., Ishak, Z.A.M., Hamid, S.A., (2011),Effect of Stitching Density of Nonwoven Fiber Mat Towards Mechanical Properties of Kenaf Reinforced Epoxy Composites Produced by Resin Transfer Moulding (RTM), Key Engineering Materials , 71-472, 87-992

1. Hussein, M.A.,Tay, G.S.,Rozman, H.D.,(2012),Photo-Fabricated Unsaturated Polyester Resin Composites Reinforced by Kenaf Fibers, Synthesis and Characterization, Journal of Applied Polymer Science,123,(2),968-976

2. Chang, S.Y.,Ismail, H.,Ahsan, Q.,(2012),Effect Of Maleic Anhydride On Kenaf Dust Filled Polycaprolactone/Thermoplastic Sago Starch Composites,Bioresources,7,(2),1594-1616

3. Cao, X.V.,Ismail, H.,Rashid, A.A.,Takeichi, T.T.,Thao, V.H.,(2012),Maleated Natural Rubber as a Coupling Agent for Recycled High Density Polyethylene/Natural Rubber/Kenaf Powder Biocomposites, Polymer-Plastics Technology And Engineering,51,(9),902-908

4. Tay, G.S.,Azniwati, A.A.,Azizah, A.B.,Rozman, H.D.,Musa, L.,(2012),The Flexural and Impact Properties of Kenaf-Polypropylene Composites Filled with Montmorillonite Filler, POLYMER-Plastics Technology and Engineering,51,(2),208-213

5. Rozman , H.D., Mulisa,A.S.Tat, G.S.,(2012), A Comparison Study of Lignocellulosic-Thermoplastic Composites Prepared from Different Compounding Techniques,Journal of Applied Polymer Science,124,(6),4547-4553

1. Rozman, H.D.,Shannon-Ong, S.H. Azizah, A.B.,Tay, G.S.,(2013), Preliminary Study of Non-woven Composite: Effect of Needle Punching and Kenaf Fiber Loadings on Non-woven Thermoplastic Composites Prepared From Kenaf and Polypropylene Fiber, Journal Of Polymers And The Environment,21,(4),1032-1039

2. Thirmizir, M.Z.A., Ishak, Z.A.M.,Taib, R.M.,Rahim, S.,(2013), Effect of Water Exposure on Dimensional Stability and Mechanical Properties of Unpurifed and Purified Maleated Poly(Butylene Succinate) Compatibilised Poly(Butylene Succinate)/Kenaf Bast Fibre Composites, Composite Interfaces,20.(7),469-482

3. Osman, M.R.,Akil, H.M.,Ishak, Z.A.M.,(2013), Effect of Hybridization on the Water Absorption Behaviour of Pultruded Kenaf Fibre-Reinforced Polyester Composites,Composite Interfaces,20,(7),517-528

4. Hussein, M.A.,Rozman, H.D.,Tay, G.S.,(2013), The Effect of Kenaf Fibre Loadings on the Properties of Uv-Cured Unsaturated Polyester Composites, Journal Of Reinforced Plastics And Composites,32,(14),1062-1071

5. Thirmizir, M.Z.A., Ishak, Z.A.M.,Taib, R.M.,Rahim, S.,(2013), Effect of Maleated Compatibiliser (PBS-g-MA) Addition on the Flexural Properties and Water Absorption of Poly(butylene succinate)/Kenaf Bast Fibre Composites,Sains Malaysiana,42,(4),435-441

6. Lee, J.M.,Ishak, Z.A.M.,Taib, R.M.,Thirmizir,M.Z.A.,(2013), Mechanical, Thermal and Water Absorption Properties ofKenaf-Fiber-Based Polypropylene and Poly(Butylene Succinate) Composites, Journal of Polymers and The Environment,21,(1),293-302

7. Saad, A.S.M., Abu Bakar, A.,Ismail, H.,(2013), Properties of Kenaf Bast Powder-Filled High Density Polyethylene/Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer Composites,Bioresources,8,(2),2386-2397,

8. Pang, A.L.,Ismail, H.,(2013), Tensile Properties, Water Uptake, and Thermal Properties of Polypropylene/Waste Pulverized Tire/Kenaf (PP/WPT/KNF) Composites,Bioresources,8(1),806-817

1. Pang, A.L., Ismail, H.,(2014)Effects of Kenaf Loading and 3-Aminopropyltriethoxysilane Coupling Agent on the Properties of Polypropylene/Waste Tire Dust/Kenaf Composites, Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials,27,(12),1607-1619

2. Cao, X.V., Ismail, H., Rashid, A.A.,Takeichi, T.,Thao, V.H.,(2014),Effect of Filler Surface Treatment on the Properties of Recycled High-Density Polyethylene/(Natural Rubber)/(KenafPowder) Biocomposites, Journal of Vinyl & Additive Technolgy,20,(4),218-224

3. Taib, R.M.,Ariawan, D.,Ishak, Z.A.M.,(2014),Effects of Alkali Treatment on the Properties of Kenaf Fiber-Unsaturated Polyester Composites Prepared by Resin Transfer Molding,Molecular Crystal and Liquid Crystals,603,(1),165-172

4. Majid, R.A.,Ismail, H.,Taib, R.M.,(2014),Effects of Polyethylene Grafted Maleic Anhydride on the Mechanical, Morphological, and Swelling Properties of Poly (Vinyl Chloride)/Epoxidized Natural Rubber/Kenaf Core Powder Composites, Bioresources,9,(4),,7059-7072

5. Pang, A.L., Ismail, H.,(2014), Influence of Kenaf Form and Loading on the Properties of Kenaf-Filled Polypropylene/Waste Tire Dust Composites: A Comparison Study, Journal of Applied Polymer Science,131,(19)

6. Pang, A.L., Ismail, H.,(2014), Studies on the Properties of Polypropylene/(Waste Tire Dust)/Kenaf (PP/WTD/KNF) Composites With Addition of Phthalic Anhydride (PA) as a Function of KNF Loading, Journal of Vinyl & Additive Technolgy,20,(3),193-200

7. Taib, R.M., Hassan, H.M., Ishak, Z.A.M.,(2014), Mechanical and Morphological Properties of Polylactic Acid/Kenaf Bast Fiber Composites Toughened with an Impact Modifier, Polymer-Plastics Technology And Engineering,53,(2),199-206

8. Hanna, A., Kaci, M., Ishak, Z.A.M.,Pegoretti, A.,(2014), Starch-Grafted-Polypropylene/Kenaf Fibres Composites. Part 1: Mechanical Performances and Viscoelastic Behavior, Composites Part A-Applied Science And Manufacturing,56,328-335

9. Dody Ariawan, Z.A. Mohd.Ishak, R. Mat Taib, M.Z. Ahmad Thirmizir. (2014) Effect of Needle Punching Direction on Nonwoven Fiber Mat to the Mechanical Properties of Kenaf Reinforced Epoxy Composites Produced by Vacuum Assisted Resin Transfer Molding, Advanced Materials Research, 1024, 267-270

10. Dody Ariawan, Z.A. Mohd.Ishak , R. Mat Taib, Ahmad Thirmizir M.Z., Y.J. Phua. (2014) Effect of Heat Treatment on Properties of Kenaf Fiber Mat/Unsaturated Polyester Composite Produced by Resin Transfer Molding, Applied Mechanics and Materials, 699, 118-123