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. The fibre bundles are now whitish and lustrous, and from six to twelve feet (1.8–3.6 meters) long. Being coarse, extremely strong and capable of resisting tension, they are much used in the manufacture of ropes and cables. Read more..
Abrasion resistance is a term used to determine the degree to which loss of appearance through surface wear, rubbing, chafing, and other frictional actions is withstood. The abrasion resistance degree is determined by a test method. Read more,,
A word used to describe the science of growing plants for food, fuel, and fibre analysis of variance. Group of statistical models that assigns portion of variances to explanatory annual allowable cut. Amount of wood allowed to be harvested in one year, calculated to ensure timber sustainability artificial pruning. Read more..
Box loom is a term used to describe a certain loom using two or more shuttles for weaving fabrics with filling yarns that differ in fibre type, colour, twist, yarn size or level. The box motion is automatic, changing from one shuttle to another. Read more.
Breaking tenacity is 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. Read more.