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Bast Fiber Applications for Composites, by Erwin H. Lloyd and David Seber

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In today’s market, the cost, quality, and availability of fiber are of utmost importance. A number of companies currently are developing manufacturing operations that utilize alternative fibers for panel products. This paper surveys the crop and fiber technical characteristics of the temperate bast family of plants, as well as an overview of the potential products and markets from these markets. These materials include kenaf, hemp, and flax.


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