Coconut Fibre (Coir) Composites: A Review


  • Francis Inegbedion University of Benin, Benin City
  • Ifeoluwa Esther Osasona



This article presents the versatility of coconut fibre and its technological application. One of the abundant natural fibres available in Nigeria, coir is derived from the shell of the coconut fruit. Growing concerns about global warming, forest depletion and oil reserves have prompted researchers to pay more attention to the use of natural fibre (coir) composites for power generation and other applications. The abundance of coconut in Nigeria has led to a greater focus on developing natural fibre composites for power generation and other uses. Coconut composites are receiving more attention from researchers and academics in the production of environmentally friendly, natural and sustainable engineering materials. Several researchers have studied the different uses of the coconut; a natural fibre that is abundantly available in Nigeria. This review article discusses the work that has been done by examining some of the uses and uses of coir. Various references to the properties, processing and application of coir composites have been cited in this overview. The research conducted and the conclusions drawn by various researchers over the past decades were briefly presented. The objective of this review is to highlight the potential of coir composites as an engineering material.




How to Cite

Inegbedion, F., INEGBEDION, F., & Osasona, I. E. (2024). Coconut Fibre (Coir) Composites: A Review. Journal of Materials Engineering, Structures and Computation, 3(2).