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Natural Fiber


A Fortunate Fiber

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Natural Fibers: The New Fashion In Automotive Composites

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Natural fiber – the bio-option to single use plastics

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Fiber Innovations Center, Gaston College

In 1941, the North Carolina Textile School was established by an act of legislation, and it officially opened in 1943 with a series of classes including weaving, spinning, knitting and …

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Palette of natural fibers

Once upon a time there were only natural fibers; in fact that is not very long ago! That said, synthetic fibers, such as polyester and nylon have been around since …

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PalmFil Fiber Hacking

A consortium of five Egyptian researchers have developed the world’s first high-performance fibers and reinforcements extracted from the byproducts of pruning of date palms, such as frond and fruit stalks, …

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Global COVID-19 cases (rolling 7-day average, in 1000s)

COVID-19 is the macro event of our lifetimes, affecting the life and business of virtually everyone on the planet. For the global economy, the speed and depth of the pandemic’s …

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Textile Fiber Value Chain

The 20th anniversary edition of The Fiber Year includes important improvements for participants along the value chain – a distinct differentiation between fiber supply and the volume entering textile processing. …

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