Sisal Fiber and Hemp Fiber
  • Sisal Fiber and Hemp Fiber









    It is a textile plant, also called hemp. Harvest is done 120-140 days after sowing. As in flax, fiber cells are in bundles in the shell part. Fiber production is carried out by rotting, forging and carding processes, as in flax.
    Fiber length is 40-45mm,
    It is bright yellow or brown in color,
    Cannabis is produced under government control; because female cannabis contains a narcotic substance called marijuana.
    It is generally used in making rope, rope, sail, tent cloth, sacks and warp yarn of carpet.
    Fiber obtained from the bast bark of Crotalaria juncea.



    Sisal plant grows in hot and humid climate. In the fiber class obtained from leaves, the most fiber is produced from Sisal. The sisal plant, which is grown in Brazil, Africa and Indonesia, can be used for fiber production when it reaches 7-8 years of age. Long, fleshy and scabbard-shaped leaves are 80-85% water. Up to 3-4% fiber can be obtained from fresh leaves by rotting method.
    A product can be obtained from a plant for 15-20 years. The sisal fibers are in the form of bundles of cells that are attached to each other. The length of the fibers reaches up to 100 cm. Its color ranges from white to yellow to brown. Its structure contains 65-72% cellulose. Since the fiber has small pores, its moisture absorption feature is high. It is highly durable and resistant to salt water. At the same time, its flexibility is better than other coarse fibers. Therefore; It is also used as a fastening material in knitting, ship ropes, agriculture and maritime.
    It is a tropical plant that looks like a date palm and lives 8-20 years. 94% of the world production is in the Philippines. The fibers are found in bundles in the leaf sheaths. The leaves are harvested when the plant begins to bloom. The fibrous parts of the leaf sheath are separated by stripping. It is then dried in the sun.


    Bright and strong fibers are obtained in colors ranging from white to brown. It contains 63-64% cellulose and 10% moisture. In addition, coarse woven fabrics and pillow fillers are made.
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Sisal Fiber and Hemp Fiber