TITLE

More on Textiles

AUTHOR(S)
Shor, Betty
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Bamboo: The Magazine of the American Bamboo Society;Aug2007, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reprints of two articles about bamboo fibers which appeared in the May 2007 issue of "Bamboo Bulletin" is presented. It says that there are quasi-scientific claims that fabric can be produced from bamboo fibers through variations of the rayon process. It states that China has many websites claiming that bamboo fiber is made and supplied with good properties.
ACCESSION #
26293504

 

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