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Cantala Fiber | Properties and Uses |

Cantala Fiber | Properties and Uses |

Cantala, (Agave cantala), a plant of the family Asparagaceae, and its fiber, belonging to the leaf fiber group. We will discuss about Cantala Fiber Properties and Uses. Origin and geographic distribution   Cantala almost certainly…

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Abutilon Fiber | History | Production |

Abutilon Fiber | History | Production |

Chinese Abutilon theophrasti fiber (AF) ranks first in the world for yield; however, its application in the textile field is limited due to its characteristics.  It is also known as Abutilon Fiber. China is a large,…

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Urena Fiber | Properties and Uses |

Urena Fiber | Properties and Uses |

Urena Fiber is a bast fiber. It is one of the oldest fibers. The bast fiber from Urena lobata is widely used traditionally for making cordage and coarse textiles. And industrially as a substitute for…

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Sunn Hemp Fiber | History | Application and Uses |

Sunn Hemp Fiber | History | Application and Uses |

Crotalaria juncea, known as brown hemp, Indian hemp, Madras hemp, or sunn hemp Fiber. Sunn is likely native to the Indian subcontinent; where it has been cultivated since prehistoric times. The sunn plant is not true hemp. The fiber is made into cordage,…

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List of Bast Fiber

List of Bast Fiber

Bast Fiber is also known as Phloem Fiber or Skin Fiber. Bast Fiber is collected from the phloem or skin of the dicotyledonous plants. This fiber is one of the major sources of Natural Fiber. List…

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Hemp Fiber | Properties | Uses | Extraction Process |

Hemp Fiber | Properties | Uses | Extraction Process |

Natural and organic fibers become more and more popular these years. Hemp is a bast fiber plant-like jute, kenaf, flax, and ramie. Hemp fiber is one of the most environmentally friendly fiber.  These fibers are…

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