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Coir (coconut fiber)
Below are some additional resources that you may find helpful if you wish to continue researching textile fibers. It is always a good time to learn more about fibers for fabric and fashion.
Learn the meaning of a Bumper Crop.
more textile fiber information below...
Read Textile fiber News.
China Chemical fiber Economic Information Network (CCFEI) / CN fiber: Affiliated to China Chemical fiber Association, CCFEI provides Plant Operations, News & Events, Market Price 'statistics, Daily & Weekly & Monthly Analysis and etc. The information covers polyester, nylon, acrylonitrile, viscose, spandex and their feedstocks, cotton, yarn and fabric, coming directly from National Statistics Bureau, the Customs, China Chemical fiber Association, as well as every main domestic market and enterprise. Founded in 1998, for now CCFEI has subscribers from 26 countries and areas all over the world.
Acordis: A multinational group of businesses, it supplies customers
throughout the world with man-made fibres and speciality materials for
industrial, textile, medical and hygiene applications
Fibres and Textiles in
Eastern Europe: Scientific publication on the East European man-made
fiber and textile manufacturing industries. From the Polish Institute
of Chemical fibers.
Hampton fiber Mill & Spinnery: Hampton fiber Mill & Spinnery provides custom textile fiber
processing to fiber producers, knitters, and handspinners. They produce
custom rovings, batts, and yarns of all gauges in their state-of-the-art
mill located in the foothills of Vermont's beautiful Green Mountains.
Address: 664 East Main Street Richmond, VT 05477 (802) 734-8615 hamptonfibermill.com
Institute of Agriculture and
Natural Resources: USA. From the University of Nebraska. Research
department. Use search to reach information on fibers for textiles and
International fiber Journal:
Magazine. Bi-monthly publication for the synthetic fiber and polymer
manufacturing industries, spunbond fabric manufacturers and yarn processors.
Inc.: they manufacturer fiber processing machinery and also have
a mill to process fibers. The Mini-Mill consists of a group of
machines to "Open and Blend", "Card to Rovings", "Draft
to Sliver", "Spin to yarn", "Twist to Multi-Ply"
and "Wind to Skeins". There is also a "Felt Maker"
that produces Felt in a few minutes. All the popular fibers - Mohair,
Llama, Alpaca and Wool- in blends or 100% pure - can be processed into
Natstat: Natural fibers Statistical Database
Information Center: (USA)
Information clearinghouse and publication center for natural fibers.
Development and uses in the textiles and nonwovens industries. Searchable
data bases, technical articles and news.
Purdue University. Internet database for new crops and plant products.
Use the search function to reach information on every plant or bast
fiber known today.
http://www.technica.net/nf/ewelcome.html (NF New fibers)
fiber Online Journal: educational information about the international textile and apparel industry.
Organic fiber Council
(OFC): Advisory counsel of the Organic Trade Association, representing
growers, brokers, designers, textile mills, manufacturers and retailers
in the organic agricultural fiber industry.
Carding Mill: They offer custom fiber processing and produce quality roving, batts
and webs. Explore their site to learn more about how they can turn your
raw wool, angora, mohair or exotic fiber into a product spinners will
Types of Natural fibers: From the British Textile Technology Group. List of all known types of natural fibers.
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