Textile focus

November 2006
Sustain' Magazine;2006, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p29
Product Review
The article features several products that make use of textile fibers, including the DaimlerChrysler automobile which uses Abaca fibers, the hand knitted garments from Woolibacks, which uses sheep wool, and the jute matting which can be used for general areas for light-duty erosion control.


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