Fiber plants

(Bot.) plants capable of yielding fiber useful in the arts, as hemp, flax, ramie, agave, etc.

See also: Fiber

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This resource includes the latest technological advancements and industry applications while covering the entire fiber ecosystem from installation to troubleshooting including the use of common tools like LPM (laser source and power meter) to overcome common issues related to optical patching and fiber plants and also discusses the use of specialized tools including the optical time domain reflectometer (OTDR) for issues with fiber plants and locating fiber breaks.
For the Oerlikon Textile Business Unit Oerlikon Neumag with an export share of nearly one hundred per cent for synthetic staple fiber plants, we are extremely pleased about this order from China which is one of the fastest economically growing country worldwide.
83 million) to built two new carbon fiber plants in Mailiao, Yunlin County, central Taiwan, which will begin mass production by 2011, predicting it will likely be the world's fourth-largest producer of carbon fiber with annual output reaching 87.
This plant will be one of the largest ECR glass fiber plants in the world.
In his new position, Deadwyler will be responsible for managing the division's seven recycled fiber plants as well as Rock-Tenn Trading, the company's fiber brokerage and trading business.
Their topics include processing bast fiber plants for industrial applications, fiber-matrix adhesion in natural fiber composites, polyactic acid technology, lignin-bases polymer blends and biocomposite materials, and cellulose-based nanocomposites.
Two recycle fiber plants will also be installed at the mill to supply fiber for the new machine.
Modernizations and debottlenecking programs at the domestic polyester staple fiber plants and new production lines in Ireland will account for the planned increases.
Vibrant, soft jutes, made from Asian fiber plants, last about 20 years and cost $35 per square yard.
Manufacturers of cellulosic fibers often produced noncellulosics as a secondary product, but noncellulosic fiber plants generally did not produce cellulosic fibers.

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