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Natural Fibers
Organic Inorganic
Plant Animal Rock Metal
Seed Bast Leaf Fruit Hair Wool Silk
Cotton (CO) Flax (LI) Abaca (AB) Coconut (CC) Camel (WK) Wool (WO) Silk (SE) Asbestos (AS) Metal (MTF)
Kapok () Hemp (HA)     Alpaca (WP)   Tussah (ST)    
Akund() Jute (JU)     Lama (WL)        
  Bamboo (BAM)     Angora Mohair (WM)        
        Cashmere (WS)        
        Horse Hair (HS)        
        Angora Rabbit (WA)        
Synthetic Fibers
Organic Inorganic
Natural Synthetic
Cellulose Origin Protein Origin
From Plant From Animals
Viscose (CV) Soybean (SPF) Casein () Acylic (PAN) Glass (GF)
Modal (MD) Alginate (ALG) Polylactic Acid (PLA) Polyethylene (PE) Carbon (CF)
Lyocell (CLY) Corn ()   Polypropylene (PP) Ceramic (GEF)
  Peanut ()   Polyester (PET)  
      Modacrylic (MAC)  
      Elasthane (EL)  
      Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)  
      Polyamide 6 (PA 6)  
      Polyamide 6.6 (PA 6.6)  
      Aramide (AR)  



Coconut


General
Coconut is a tropical plant species which is palm family.
Coco fibers are derived from fiber layer that covers the top of the fruit of coconut.
It is grown in India, Pakistan and Ceylon.

Applications
It is used for;
Warp and sack
Doormat and brush production.

Functions
Fibers split up three as long thin, short and coarse.
Color of fibers is change from light to dark brown.
Fiber length changes from 13 to 35cm.
Crude coco fiber consists:
Cellulose: 30-70%
Lignin: 20-45%
Oil: 2-5%
Water: 12%

Specifications
Flexible
Strong
Ligneous
Nonflammable
Fireproof
Waterproof
Excellent sound and heat isolation
Moisture and humidity-resistant
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