hard fiber

hard fiber

[′härd ‚fī·bər]
(botany)
A heavily lignified leaf fiber used in making cordage, twine, and textiles.
(materials)
Indicating vulcanization with zinc chloride; used of paper or boards.
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Did I not always see some hard fiber in her nature?
In a recent interview with Mel Velarde, CEO of NOW Corp, he said that the Company's adoption of an All Wireless Network Plan is motivated by two related global developments: (1) Google Fiber has drastically reduced the deployment of hard fiber optic for its network build-up in favor of fiber-like performance of aerial fixed wireless network similar to the Company, and (2) AT and T of the US is using high-frequency millimeter waves to successfully connect enterprise clients using fiber in the air that offers 1.5Gbps broadband connectivity.
Several parts of the plant provide fiber: hard fiber for manufacturing brushes from the leaf sheath of some species such as Aphandra natalia (Balslev et al.
For paper pulp, however, "all you want is the hard fiber that's left" after removing the shive, says Les Ranken, industrial and fiber uses director and company coordinator for the Flax Council of Canada and Flax Canada 2015.
Ripe, dried coconut provides a hard fiber, while the green fruit yields a cellulose-like fiber.
The supplier is working with different finishes to add a protective coating to the bamboo, because although is a hard fiber, it's not indestructible.
We cannot really come up with a huge volume because they're all handmade." Most of the time people think of local fabrics as abaca or hard fibers that are not very practical to wear every day and heritage fabrics cost as much as four times as commercial fabrics, which makes the finished products more expensive.
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While in most such materials a matrix of hard fibers contains a softer filling, the reverse is true for the urchins' tooth.
We can observe that we obtain a higher degree of reinforcement if we use hard fibers tissue (500 g/[m.sup.2]), the eyeholes of which permit a good impregnation and also extract a surplus of the resin.