leaf fiber

leaf fiber

[′lēf ‚fī·bər]
(botany)
A long, multiple-celled fiber extracted from the leaves of many plants that is used for cordage, such as sisal for binder, and abaca for manila hemp.
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2009) Influence of varying fiber lengths on mechanical, thermal, and morphological properties of MA-PP compatibilized and chemically modified short pineapple leaf fiber reinforced polypropylene composites.
If a chemical solution is injected into the trunk of the coconut, that chemical solution will spread to all parts of the coconut tree including the fruit/meat, juice, sap and heart (ubod) as well as to other parts of the coconut like the pith, the leaves, the leaf fiber, the roots, the sprouting seeds, and the shell.
Since there were no other carbon sources in the steel, the source of the CNTs would have to be from the wood and leaf fiber.
Addition of relatively small amount of glass fiber to the pineapple leaf fiber and sisal fiber reinforced polyester matrix enhanced the mechanical properties of the resulting hybrid composites.
studied the effect of volume fraction of pineapple leaf fiber on thermal properties of the composite using transient plane source technique [3].
Made from all-natural banana leaf fiber, the rug features a pattern of peacock feathers with tassels for accents.
2] levels dug out mines 20 percent larger than those in the normal-air control chambers, indicating that they had eaten much more leaf fiber.
family Malvaceae), pineapple leaf fiber (Ananascomosus) and mengkuang fiber (PandanusAtrocarpus) are some of the natural fibers that have high commercial potential and are widely cultivated in Malaysia.