Bast Fiber

What is Bast Fibers?

What are Bast Fibers? Natural Bast Fibers are strong, cellulosic fibers obtained from the phloem or outer bark of jute, kenaf, flax and hemp plants. They are annually renewable crops, growing in 90 to 100 days. The fiber is around the outside of the plant and comprises one-third of the weight. The center (core) resembles balsa …

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