Asbestos fibres are modified natural fibres.
Bioleather or bio-based leather is a term used to describe a bio-based material intentionally made from substances derived from once-living organisms.
Crimp refers to waves, bends, twists or curls along the fibre length. It is expressed as crimps per unit length. Some natural fibers are linear, others form two-dimensional or three-dimensional crimps. Crimped fibers tend to have higher elongation than linear fibers.
After size, fiber length is the most important property of a fiber. Fiber length is critical in processing of fibers and yarns and in the translation of fiber strength to yarn strength. In general, a longer fiber length is preferred. Read more..
Glucose is a simple sugar, or monosaccharide, formula C6H12O6. This six-carbon carbohydrate is the main source of energy for animals and plants.
International year of natural fibers 2009 Declared by the United Nations, the IYNF expected to raise awareness and cause supply for natural fibers. Objectives are encouragement of appropriate policy responses from governments to the problems faced by natural fiber. Read more..
Natural fibers are any hair-like raw material directly obtainable through an animal, vegetable, or mineral source that can be convertible, after spinning, into yarns and then into woven cloth.Read more..
The synthetic fibre known as rayon produced from regenerated cellulose wood pulp that has been chemically treated. Fabrics made of rayon are strong, highly absorbent, and soft; they drape well and can be mixed in brilliant, long-lasting colors. Read more..