Hemp-reinforced biomimicked composites (HRBC) were fabricated and tested under various mechanical testing configurations. The results were compared with the results of similar composites made with and without fiberglass reinforcement. In general, hemp reinforcement increases the tensile and bending strength of the composites. The tensile strength of the HRBC is greater than non-reinforced biomimicked composite (BC). However, this value is smaller than the tensile strength of fiberglass reinforced biomimicked composite (FRBC). The fracture toughness of HRBC was found to be close to that of FRBC, nearly seven times that of monolithic structural material.

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