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Bast and other plant fibres

Author: Robert R Franck; Textile Institute.
Publisher: Cambridge : Woodhead, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert R Franck; Textile Institute.
ISBN: 1855736845 9781855736849
OCLC Number: 62267417
Description: xxx, 397 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Overview / R. R. Franck --
2. Jute / K. B. Krishnan, I. Doraiswamy and K. P. Chellamani --
3. Flax / J. Salmon-Minotte and R. R. Franck --
4. Hemp / J. Sponner, L. Toth, S. Cziger and R. R. Franck --
5. Ramie / R. Kozlowski, M. Rawluk and J. Barriga-Bedoya --
6. Sisal / C. Yu --
7. Coir / P. M. Mathai --
8. Abaca / R. R. Franck --
9. Pineapple, curaua, craua (caroa), macambira, nettle, sunn hemp, mauritius hemp and fique --
Pineapple / C. Yu and R. R. Franck --
Curaua / R. Ladchumananandasivam and R. R. Franck --
Craua (caroa) / R. R. Franck --
Macambira / R. R. Franck --
Nettle / J. Dreyer and G. Edom --
Sunn hemp / R. R. Franck --
Mauritius hemp and fique / R. R. Franck --
10. Bast and leaf fibre composite materials / J. Mussig, M. Karus and R. R. Franck --
App. I. List of fibre-producing plants.
Responsibility: edited by Robert R. Franck.


This study covers the chemical and physical structure of these natural fibres; fibre, yarn and fabric production; dyeing; handle and wear characteristics; economics; environmental and health and  Read more...


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