Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Fiber Box launched by CCMI
Fiber Box launched by CCMI
25
Jul '11
Cashmere and Camel Hair Manufacturers Institute (“CCMI”) announces availability of Fiber Box, a tool for testing laboratories and comparable organizations engaged in fiber analysis. Fiber Box contains samples useful for analysts when encountering fibers difficult to identify. The sample fibers contained in Fiber Box are not “standards” of the species of animals, but are “reference samples” for assisting identification of animal fibers.

Fiber Box contains samples of various types of cashmere fiber and that of other animals whose fibers resemble cashmere. There are both typical and atypical fibers of the species. The samples also contain fibers with surfaces modified chemically, physically, or both, and bleached or otherwise artificially treated fibers. The sample fibers were collected through various routes. In order to ensure authenticity, all the samples were examined by multiple laboratories by light or scanning electron microscope or both. In some cases DNA was also analyzed.

Fiber Box is made up of 48 samples. Each sample is 2 to 3 grams labeled and packaged in a plastic tube. All 48 samples are contained in a briefcase style box for ease of use. The 48 samples that were selected for the Fiber Box are 25 cashmere, 3 non-cashmere goat, 1 cashgora, 3 camel hair, 8 sheep wool, 7 yak and 1 ibex.

The CCMI Fiber Box will sell for 1000 USD (one thousand U.S. Dollars). The price includes the freight to the destination but does not include the import duty of the importing country.

Cashmere and Camel Hair Manufacturers Institute


Must ReadView All

GMAC urges Cambodia to push fabric-forward rule in RCEP

Apparel/Garments | On 17th Oct 2017

GMAC urges Cambodia to push fabric-forward rule in RCEP

Representatives from the Garment Manufacturers Association of...

Alibaba to invest $15 billion in DAMO Academy for research

Textiles | On 17th Oct 2017

Alibaba to invest $15 billion in DAMO Academy for research

Alibaba will invest $15 billion over the next several years in its...

Pressure on  Indian textiles exporters to ease by Q3: ICRA

Textiles | On 17th Oct 2017

Pressure on Indian textiles exporters to ease by Q3: ICRA

Pressures on the profit and debt levels of textiles exporters is...

Interviews View All

Ghanshyam Ghoghari
Kimora Fashion

Bridalwear is not about reds and whites anymore

Sachin Sharma
Gem Enviro Management Pvt Ltd

There are no significant differences between virgin yarn and PET recycled...

Anvita Mehra
Confidential Couture

‘It is going to take some time for Indian buyers to get accustomed to...

Vikas Banduke

Softech Controls Private Limited (SCPL) is a part of the Cotmac Group, an...

Harsh Shah

Established in 1956 with a small beginning, Embee today manufactures a...

Rikesh Mistry

Jupiter Comtex Pvt Ltd, established in 1973, started its textile machinery ...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

October 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
76.9%
No
13.8%
Skip
9.2%

Total Votes: 65

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
61.5%
No
27.7%
Skip
10.8%

Total Votes: 65

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
84.6%
No
10.8%
Skip
4.6%

Total Votes: 65

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
73.8%
No
12.3%
Skip
13.8%

Total Votes: 65


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search