plant fiber

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Noun1.plant fiber - fiber derived from plantsplant fiber - fiber derived from plants    
buntal - fine white Philippine fiber from stalks of unopened leaves of talipot palms; used in making hats
flax - fiber of the flax plant that is made into thread and woven into linen fabric
cotton, cotton fiber, cotton wool - soft silky fibers from cotton plants in their raw state
hemp - a plant fiber
jute - a plant fiber used in making rope or sacks
kapok, silk cotton, vegetable silk - a plant fiber from the kapok tree; used for stuffing and insulation
red silk cotton - a plant fiber from the red silk-cotton tree of eastern India; inferior to kapok
natural fiber, natural fibre - fiber derived from plants or animals
straw - plant fiber used e.g. for making baskets and hats or as fodder
plant product - a product made from plant material
raffia, raphia - leaf fibers of the raffia palm tree; used to make baskets and mats etc.
sisal, sisal hemp - a plant fiber used for making rope
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Made from post-consumer plant fiber, the Vericooler I meets US ASTM D6400 and Home Compost Standards; when the compostable insulation pillow is removed, the Vericooler can then be placed in curbside recycling.
Inside plant and outside plant fiber optic installation apparatus (FOIA), which includes splicing and cable assemblies (cable/connectors), distribution boxes/panels/ frames, patch panels, splice closures, fiber management cabinets/boxes and several passive optical components used in the installation apparatus play a significant role in a network's cost and performance.
The defects would rather affect impact properties in plant fiber composites than that of glass fiber composites.
Diamond Wipes provides thoughtfully curated substrate options that include cotton, 100% plant-fiber and natural bamboo and charcoal-infused plant fiber.
More recently a study was carried out to propose a model to describe the effect of yarn twist on the tensile strength of unidirectional plant fiber yarn composites [13].
Among their topics are the development and applications of biocomposites from renewable resources, composites of thermosetting polymers reinforced with natural fibers, natural plant fiber biocomposites for structural vehicle components, obtaining and using rice husk ash as a filler of polymers or an absorbent for cleaning up oil spills, and biopolymer nanocomposites reinforced with nanocrystalline cellulose.
The biomass cushion packaging products are prepared through a special process, using plant fiber (straw fiber, bagasse fiber, etc.) and starch as the main raw material and plasticizer and foaming agent as the additives.
The market and interest in reinforced plant fiber and bio-based polymer composites is growing, but there are still some challenges to their wider application.
The tableware line includes plant fiber plates in 20-packs in 6-inch (suggested retail price $1.39), 7-inch ($1.99), 9-inch ($3.69), 10-inch ($4.49) and 10-inch three-compartment ($4.49) sizes, as well as I 2-ounce bowls ($2.29) and 24-piece cornstarch cutlery combo packs ($2.99).
Plant fiber yarn preforms can be used directly to produce composites by commingled filament-winding together with a thermoplastic filament yarn, followed by compression molding [41], or the yarn can be used to make preforms of woven fabrics and non-crimp fabrics.