Glucose is a simple sugar, or monosaccharide, formula C6H12O6. This six-carbon carbohydrate is the main source of energy for animals and plants.
Flax Fibre is a natural vegetable fibre composed mainly of cellulose processed from the stems of the flax plant.
Textile Fibre Overview with links
The origin of kenaf Fibre (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.
Enzyme Washing is the use of cellulose enzymes to soften the jeans and lighten a colour. The cellulosic used because they loosen up the indigo dye in the denim.
Tencel is a cellulose fibre invented by Courtaulds using a non-chemical solvent. It was originally developed to produce viscous fibres without polluting the environment. The result was a new fibre which was not only environmentally friendly more than any other fibre but also featured very high strength and a wonderful touch.
Polymer. Natural polymers are biodegradable. Formed naturally in all living organism, both in plants and animals; made from elements such as carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen and oxygen. In animals, natural polymers are found in muscles skin, silk, hair, wool and fur.
The cellulose used Rayon, modal and lyocell produced from renewable cellulosic plants such as Bamboo, beech trees, and pine trees.