Ramie fibre the perennial stalk producing plant has been cultivated in eastern Asia for fibre since prehistoric times. 3-8 feet high, with heart-shaped leaves, the plant’s texture was used in the fabric in ancient Egypt and was known in Europe during the Middle Ages.
Hoechst Celanese is science-based, market-driven companies, who produce and market chemicals, fibres and films, engineering plastics, high-performance and speciality materials, pharmaceuticals, and animal-health and crop-protection products.
Heather Cross Dye Top Dye Mélange is a mixed fabric colour achieved the best examples are grey T-shirts, socks or wool used in suiting, different shades of fibres, and mixing them. Black-and-white fibre mixed will combine to give grey heather fibre.
Embodied energy is a term used to describe the energy used in making a product, including fibre production, manufacturing, shipping to market and final disposal.
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.
Reinforcement fabrics is a term to describe a system that used fibre to stabilise soil mass in the construction of steep slopes and retaining wall. It reduces stress on the retaining wall furthermore, decreases simultaneously load-bearing requirements for the design.
Morphology is a term used to describe the study of the physical form and structure (see below) of a material and include a broad spectre of characteristics. Fibre morphology contains macro-structure, micro-structure, the sub-microscopic and fine structure of fibres, which are only observable through a light microscope.