Agricultural fibers

Agricultural fibers

Fibrous materials resulting from agricultural operations, such as cotton fibers used in insulation applications.
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Natural fiber-reinforced PP, using agricultural fibers such as flax, hemp, or jute, have shown promising mechanical properties.
Cardboard, paper and agricultural fibers can be turned into lightweight home insulation or particle board.
Modified starch opportunities in Asia are expected to grow at a faster rate than paper production due to improvement in paper quality and utilization of higher than usual amounts of recycled fibers, agricultural fibers, and mineral fillers.
So using agricultural fibers such as straw as industrial raw materials may have less impact on the environment than these other options.
The development of panels made with urban wood waste and agricultural fibers is seen as a "wildcard that influences our forecast.
Bamboo-based paper also perpetuates the wood-based paper status quo because -- unlike perennial agricultural fibers -- it can be chipped in existing wood-based mills.
MDI is used in appliance and construction applications, agricultural fibers, wood and in products such as medical gloves.
More recently, innovative bio-based composite products using natural fibers, such as agricultural fibers or residues, or hybrid systems using combinations of both wood and natural fibers, have also become available.
The raw materials used in making them may come from sources considered environmentally friendly: wood from certified, well-managed forests; recycled materials; and rapidly renewable agricultural fibers, for example.
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