Bioleather or bio-based leather is a term used to describe a bio-based material intentionally made from substances derived from once-living organisms.
Biopolymer is a term used to describe an organic compound of high molecular-weight.
The cellulose used Rayon, modal and lyocell produced from renewable cellulosic plants such as Bamboo, beech trees, and pine trees.
Chitosan is a non-toxic, biodegradable product derived from chitin by deacetylation in the presence of alkali.
Enzyme Washing is the use of cellulose enzymes to soften the jeans and lighten a colour. The cellulosic are used because they loosen up the indigo dye in the denim. The main purpose of the enzyme wash is to make the denim appear worn, rugged, broken in and used. Read more..
A natural vegetable fibre composed mainly of cellulose that is processed from the stems of the flax plant. The flax plant yields long fine fibres that can be from 2″-36″ in length while the colour can range from light ivory to dark tan or grey.
Glucose is a simple sugar, or monosaccharide, formula C6H12O6. This six-carbon carbohydrate is the main source of energy for animals and plants.
The origin of kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinusL.) It has grown on the continent of Africa for over 4000 years. Kenaf is grown mainly in Thailand, China, India, Vietnam and Cuba and the main market today is as an alternative source of paper pulp, although still on a very limited scale. Read more..