Application and Properties of Chicken Feather Fiber (CFF) a Livestock Waste in Composite Material Development

  • Gagan Bansal Department of Mechanical Engineering, Graphic Era (Deemed to be University), Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
  • V. K. Singh Department of Mechanical Engineering, G.B.Pant University of Agriculture and Technology Pantnagar, India
  • P. C. Gope Department of Mechanical Engineering, G.B.Pant University of Agriculture and Technology Pantnagar, India
  • Tushar Gupta Department of Mechanical Engineering, Graphic Era (Deemed to be University), Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
Keywords: Composites, Chicken Feather Fiber, Natural Fiber, Biodegradable, Properties


Rapid advancement in the field of Natural and biomaterial composites have directed in the enlargement of various innovative materials and products which are eco-friendly as well as biodegradable. Importance is being given by many researchers to the natural plant fibers like bamboo, coir, jute, sisal, cotton, wheat straw and wood etc. Here the review based information is pileup to get the wide-ranging information about the Mechanical properties, Physical properties, Thermal properties etc. of Chicken Feather Fiber (CFF) based Composites. Also the application and making of different CFF based composites for industrial application and the use of CFF as a matrix, as a reinforced material and as a particulate. The efforts are made to focus on advanced technology and uplift the use of CFF as a Natural Biomaterial which is at present serve as a waste of poultry industry and to enhance the use of livestock waste in a sustainable growth of the earth and healthy environment.


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