About the Cover.....
Bamboo (top and bottom) and Kenaf (center) natural fibers are often mainstay of numerous applications in commercial markets. The Kenaf fiber topic is discussed in this issue with the photos courtesy of Utah State University
Mechanical Properties of Bio-Fibers for Composite Materials: D.N. Lavadiya and T.H. Fronk, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Utah State University, Logan, UT
Resin Transfer Moulding of Composite Panels with Bio-Based Resings: Francesca Felline, Silvio Pappada, Riccardo Gennaro and Alessandra Passaro, Consorzio CETMA, Departments of Materials and STructures Engineering, Technologies and Processes Area, Cittadella della Ricerca, Brindisi, Italy
Innovative and Sustainable Approaches to Enhance Fire Resistance of Cellulosic Fibers for Green Polymer Composites: T-D. Ngo, M-T. Ton-That, and W. Hu, National Research Council of Canada, Boucherville, QC, Canada
PERSPECTIVES - Little Thoughts about Nano Safety - See Page 50