ABACA is the sclerenchyma bundles from the sheathing leaf bases of Musa textilis, a plant closely resembling the edible banana plant. These bundles are stripped by hand, after which they are cleaned by drawing over a rough knife.
Abrasion resistance is a term used to determine the degree to which loss of appearance through surface wear, rubbing, chafing, and other frictional actions are withstood. The abrasion resistance degree is determined by a test method.
Agronomy, the term used to describe the science of growing plants for food, fuel, and fibre analysis of variance.
Box loom weave is a term used to describe a specific loom using two or more shuttles for weaving fabrics with filling yarns that differ in fibre type, colour, twist, yarn size or level.
Breaking tenacity is the term used to describe the tensile stress at rupture of a fibre, yarn, cord, or filament, expressed as the following: Newton per Denier or Tex measured in gram or force.
Chain of custody – refer to the track goods, and products take from the source (mostly used for the forest or fibre for garment production) the endpoint usually the consumer.
Denier is a term used to describe a unit of weight per unit of length of any linear material.
Dyeability is a term used to describe the ability of a fibre or textile fabric to be dyed.