He stated that the global concern for environment and increasing consumer preference for bio-degradable natural fibre
products have opened a window of opportunity for enhanced use of jute.
is a renewable and low priced natural resource.
A*STAR SIMTech and NUS Faculty of Engineering have launched two joint labs in Natural Fibre
Composites and Large Format Machining to boost R&D in manufacturing and support the local industry needs.
The research aims to determine the main mechanical properties of new materials necessary to simulate the behaviour of structures made of these natural fibre
Two years ago it got the incorporation of natural fibres
into plastics into a commercially acceptable form; last year it made around 500 tonnes of natural fibre
-reinforced plastics; and this year it has brought its products to Britain through compounder and distributor 4Plas of Hinckley.
THE wonder of woolies hit the Sheepwalk at the Welsh wool and natural fibre
festival Wonderwool Wales at the Royal Welsh Showground.
is a natural fibre
composite company spun off from research at the University of Toronto (U of T).
In cooperation with the bioprocess engineering department of Hanover University of Applied Sciences, Berstorff has developed a new twin-screw extruder concept for the production of natural fibre
Unlike yellow rolls of fibreglass insulation, the natural fibre
product is recyclable, renewable, skin friendly and allows the building to ``breathe''.
Part two goes on to explore the improvement of natural fibre
properties and production through breeding and cultivation, beginning with a discussion of fibrous flax and cotton.
The utilisation of natural fibre
as reinforcement in polymer composites, both thermoplastic and thermoset matrices such as polyesters, epoxies and elastomers are attracting much attention in replacing the synthetic fibre for engineering application.
The team found that Alginate - a natural fibre
found in sea kelp - stops the body from absorbing fat better than most anti-obesity treatments currently available over the counter.