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Advances in Sustainable Green Manufacturing of Natural and Synthetic Fiber Composites

Guest editor(s)
Dr Ankit Tyagi, Dr Rekha Nair,

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GRMA Upcoming Themed Issue

Submit your abstract by 28th January 2025


The special issue aims to provide a holistic view of the advancements and challenges in the sustainable manufacturing of natural and synthetic fiber composites, fostering a collaborative effort towards greener production practices. The special issue will develop educational materials and recommendations to support researchers, manufacturers, and policymakers in implementing sustainable practices in the fiber composites industry. It will also try to identify emerging trends and future directions in sustainable fiber composite manufacturing, guiding research and development efforts towards impactful innovations. It will provide a platform for comparative analysis of natural and synthetic fiber composites, focusing on their environmental, economic, and performance aspects. The special issue will Promote Sustainability with application of eco-friendly materials and processes in the fiber composites industry to minimize environmental impact.

List of topic areas

  • Overview of Green Manufacturing Technologies: This chapter will provide a comprehensive review of the current technologies in green manufacturing of fiber composites, focusing on both natural and synthetic fibers. It covers advancements in materials, production techniques, and the integration of renewable energy sources.
  • Natural Fiber Composites, Material Innovations and Environmental Impact: Natural fiber composites are gaining traction due to their low environmental impact. This article explores innovations in natural fiber materials, such as hemp, flax, and jute, and their implications for sustainability.
  • Biodegradable Resins in Fiber Composites: This chapter covers the development of biodegradable resins is crucial for the sustainability of fiber composites. This paper reviews the latest advancements in biodegradable resin technologies and addresses the challenges in their application.
  • Life Cycle Assessment of Natural vs. Synthetic Fiber Composites: A comparative life cycle assessment (LCA) of natural and synthetic fiber composites to determine their environmental footprints. The study evaluates raw material extraction, production, use, and end-of-life disposal.
  • Energy Efficiency in Composite Manufacturing: Techniques and Benefits: This article investigates various techniques to improve energy efficiency in the manufacturing of fiber composites, including the use of renewable energy sources and energy-efficient machinery.
  • Recycling and Reuse of Fiber Composites: Strategies and Innovations: Recycling and reuse are critical components of sustainable manufacturing. This paper explores innovative strategies for recycling fiber composites and reusing materials to reduce waste.
  • Green Manufacturing Processes: Case Studies in Industry Applications: This paper presents case studies of green manufacturing processes implemented in various industries, highlighting the practical applications and benefits of sustainable practices in fiber composite production.
  • Future Trends in Green Fiber Composite Manufacturing: Predicts future trends in the green manufacturing of fiber composites, including technological advancements, market shifts, and emerging sustainability standards.

Submissions information

Submit your abstract here by 28th January 2025

Author guidelines must be strictly followed

If your abstract is successful, you will be invited to submit your full paper here: Once you have registered, navigate to the journal that you wish to submit to. Choose article type "Themed Issue" and then the specific name from the drop-down menu on screen.

Guest Editors

Dr Ankit Tyagi
Poornima College of Engineering - India
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Dr Rekha Nair
Poornima College of Engineering - India
[email protected]

Key deadlines

Closing date for abstract submissions: 28th February 2025

Closing date for full manuscript submissions: 30th April 2025