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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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Together, the SmartWool and Icebreaker brands create an advantaged position for VF as a leader in the growing and underpenetrated natural fiber category.
Table 1 Sound absorption coefficient (SAC, [alpha]) comparison between OPT natural fiber, Mesocarp fiber, Arenga Pinnata, paddy fiber and date palm fiber.
The matrix phase is some natural fiber during the reinforcement phase may be thermoplastic material or epoxy, polypropylene etc.
Researchers at an IAC technology center In Ebersberg, Germany, not far from Munich, spent some four years working on the right combination of fibers and binder to create a material that they could apply to the construction of what is considered to be the first roof frame made with natural fibers.
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.
This being the case, more people are getting curious and interested to know more about the expanded applications of natural fibers in our life.
8220;We have incorporated natural fibers into our summer collection not only for the practicality and luxury of such materials, but also as an expression of our Islamic philosophy.
Crate & Barrel includes sisal, abaca and a jute/sisal/poly blend in its Natural Fibers section, within the rugs group under Decorating & Accessories.
The slightly slippage at the beginning of the test was difficult to control since the natural fiber is very weak.
2006, Effect of Natural Fibers on Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Natural Fiber Polypropylene Composites Studied by Dynamic Mechanical Analysis, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol.
In the automotive industry, mainly in Europe, components previously made with glass fiber composites that do not require high load-bearing capabilities are now being replaced with hemp, flax, and other natural fiber composites.
The costs for some of the truly natural fiber rugs can be competitive with the synthetic choices, especially sisal and jute.