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natural fiber

[′nach·rəl ′fī·bər]
(textiles)
A textile fiber of mineral, plant, or animal origin.

natural fiber

Any fiber made from a mineral, plant, or animal source, as opposed to a synthetic fiber.
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Natural Fiber Composites market worldwide is projected to grow by US$4.7 Billion, guided by a compounded growth of 10.6%.
This being the case, more people are getting curious and interested to know more about the expanded applications of natural fibers in our life.
VF said Icebreaker's focus on natural fibers complements VF's SmartWool brand.
Figure 1 shows the SAC ([alpha]) of OPT natural fiber with average density of 200 kg/m3 in three different fiberboard thickness of 8mm, 12mm and 16mm.
So that investigating and studying the electrical behavior of the natural fiber reinforced thermoplastic composites are more important [10].
"Our natural fiber rugs are an essential collection since they provide our consumers with texture-rich, fashionable floor coverings that blend seamlessly and work well with any style of home furnishings.
"Mechanical property evaluation of natural fiber coir composite", Materials characterization, 60: 44-49.
Natural Fiber Producers has become the provider of the missing piece of the textile puzzle in the United States."
The final stage consists of the actual formation of the silanol graft with the natural fiber, once the solvent had been eliminated and with increased temperature the formation of the -Si-O-C- bond takes place with release of water [4] [8].
“It is very important to us as an Islamic clothing company to promote the use of natural fibers. In today's world it is becoming increasingly important to know what our clothes are made from and where they come from,” stated Sillwood.
As mentioned by Bledzki and Gassan [22], the longer the stressed distance of the natural fiber, the more in homogeneities (flaws) in the stressed fiber segment that weaken the structure.
Scientists and engineers in textiles, fibers, dyeing, botany, and zoology explore types of fiber, properties, identification, and testing and improving natural fiber production through breeding and cultivation.