Processing of jute fibre in textile industries

April 2011
Colourage;Apr2011, Vol. 58 Issue 4, p44
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The article offers information on the production, composition, and uses of jute fibre in the textile industries in India. It explains that jute fibre, which is concentrated in Bangladesh and Bengal, is produced from the stem and ribbon of the jute plant in the genus Corchorus. It also notes that the fibre's components such as its antistatic properties, low thermal conductivity, and moisture regain properties makes it ideal for fabrics including Hessian cloth, bags, wrappers, and upholstery.


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