How to Identify Wool and Silk Fibre

Recognition and identification of fibre content in fabrics has become extremely difficult even for knowledgeable and experienced merchants because of the growing variety of types of fibres, the blending techniques in yarn and fabric construction, and the finishes that affect the appearance and hand of the fabrics. Therefore, specific laboratory tests are used for identification […]

Properties of Jute fibre

Jute fibre, also known as “the golden fibre of Bangladesh,” is a long, soft, shiny vegetable fibre obtained from the jute plant’s bark (Corchorus spp.). It is one of the world’s most affordable and widely used natural fibres. Primarily it grows in tropical regions, including India, Bangladesh, China, and Thailand. It is composed mainly of […]

An Overview of Sisal Fibre

Introduction Sisal is an Agave sisalana that yields a stiff fibre traditionally used in making twine, rope, and also dartboards. (The term may refer either to the plant or the fibre, depending on context) It has often been incorrectly referred to as sisal hemp because hemp was for centuries a major source for fibre, so other fibres were […]

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