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bast fiber

[′bast ‚fī·bər]
(botany)
Any fiber stripped from the inner bark of plants, such as flax, hemp, jute, and ramie; used in textile and paper manufacturing.
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The primary bast fibers are the most valuable product of the stems, and are 3-55 pm long (van der Werf, 1994); they are amalgamated in fiber bundles which can be 1-5 m long (Fig.
A high fiber loading kenaf bast fiber bundle (KBFB)-reinforced unsaturated polyester (UPE) composite fabrication process was previously developed (Duet al.
The kenaf bast fiber is a composite made up of a crystalline, thermoset polymer matrix (lignin and the hemicelluloses).
The fabrication process, tensile properties, reliability, and cost-effectiveness of mechanically retted kenaf bast fiber bundle (KBFB)-reinforced unsaturated polyester (UPE) composites as potential materials for automotive exterior part applications have been reported (Duet al.
Kenaf bast fiber bundles (KBFBs) are one type of commonly used natural bast fiber.
Limited information is available related to high-temperature, especially its long hour duration effects on strength properties of kenaf fibers, kenaf bast fiber bundles, and its composites.
In 1957 tissue-like paper made from hemp bast fibers was found in a Chinese tomb dated c.
The book opens with a discussion of microbial processes in fiber degradation, then goes on to look at major fiber types, including bast fibers, alginates, cellulose, and specialty biodegradable fibers such as lyocell.
The bast fibers were longer than many hardwood fibers, having an average length of 1.
Progress in biotechnological modification and functionalisation of bast fibers for advanced applications Vincent A.
However, the strength of the milkweed stem fibers is similar or higher than that of other common bast fibers such as jute and the fibers obtained from various agricultural byproducts (14-20), (30).