Anaology of Jute Fiber with Mud Crab Shell and Mussels Shell Powder Filler Reinforced Isopthalic Polyester Resin Based Composites
A.K. Arun Raja1, K. Arun Vasantha Geethan2, P. Sabarish Kumar3, P. Priyan4, P. Shabin Raj5

1Mr. A. K. Arun Raja, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, St. Joseph’s Institute of Technology, OMR, Chennai (Tamil Nadu), India.
2Dr. K. Arun Vasantha Geethan, Professor and Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering, St. Joseph‟s Institute of Technology, OMR, Chennai, Chennai (Tamil Nadu),India.
3Mr. P Sabarish Kumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, St. Joseph’s Institute of Technology, OMR, Chennai (Tamil Nadu),India.
4Mr. P. Priyan*,Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, St. Joseph’s Institute of Technology, OMR, Chennai (Tamil Nadu), India.
5Mr.P. Shabin Raj, Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, St. Joseph’s Institute of Technology, OMR, Chennai (Tamil Nadu),India.

Manuscript received on June 16, 2021. | Revised Manuscript received on June 22, 2021. | Manuscript published on June 30, 2021. | PP: 393-398 | Volume-10 Issue-5, June 2021. | Retrieval Number: 100.1/ijeat.E28440610521 | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.E2844.0610521
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Abstract: Jute fibers are totally biodegradable and recyclable substances, i.e., environmentally friendly substances. The contemporary annual global production of jute fiber is ready 3. 2 million tons and used for diverse packages. Various research is being accomplished to discover a suitable substitute for the nonbio degradable plastic strengthened composites, which has a negative effect at the environment. The mercerization technique is executed the use of 8% of sodium in water to form the sodium hydroxide (NaOH). The property of the fabric is similarly promoted with the aid of adding mud crab shell powder and mussels shell powder all through the hand moulding process. The composite fabric is evolved with the assist of isophthalic polyester resin with 2% of accelerator and hardener used at the side of it. Experiments are executed as according to ASTM requirements to discover the mechanical properties. In addition to mechanical properties HDT(Heat Deflection Test) and rate of burning test are done. With help of the studies and study,Jute fabric mat can be used as an alternate for plastic components (non bio degradable). 
Keywords: Jute, Isophthalic, hand moulding process, Mercerization, Reinforcement.