Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Coir fibre undergoes generational change
Coir fibre undergoes generational change
26
Mar '09
Coir Geo-textiles
Coir Geo-textiles
Coir fibre has been used since centuries for different applications and now the humble coir is undergoing a generational change and being taken to the next level of its existence. Coir geo-textiles are all set to replace the synthetic version.

If all goes according to plan, geo-textiles made from coir will replace the substitute version to protect the embankments in mining fields in Chile, which has restrictions on felling wood from forests in a bid to protect them.

Extensive research conducted on the coir fibre has found it to have properties which can prevent soil erosion, The Coir Board is trying to extensively promote the fibre in Latin American countries, in the 'International year of Natural Fibres', declared by the UN.

Geo textiles made out of Coir fibre can be made to give high tensile strengths by using high twisted with low running twines and by closely weaving the same. It has ability to absorb and retain moisture and in the process help the growth of vegetation.

The International Erosion Control Association has also developed keen interest in using coir geo-textiles as a substitute to the synthetic variety, because of its environmentally friendly bio-degradable properties.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

India’s garment imports from Bangladesh up 56% post-GST

Apparel/Garments | On 12th Dec 2017

India’s garment imports from Bangladesh up 56% post-GST

India has imported $87.4 million worth of readymade garments from...

Coats acquires yarn manufacturer Patrick Yarn Mill

Textiles | On 12th Dec 2017

Coats acquires yarn manufacturer Patrick Yarn Mill

Coats, the world’s leading industrial thread manufacturer, has...

Trade & consumers want MDR free digital payments: CAIT

Apparel/Garments | On 12th Dec 2017

Trade & consumers want MDR free digital payments: CAIT

Transaction charges like the merchant discount rate (MDR) applicable...

Interviews View All

Krishnanand Tripathi
Textrade International Ltd

We believe in vocational education for entry-level employees, offering...

Saket Garg
Garg Corporation

The biggest challenge is lack of skilled workforce and competition from...

Hannah Lane
Redress

Encouragement from brands will motivate supply chains to become more...

Nitesh Mittal

Kusumgar Corporates is a leading manufacturer of technical textiles and...

Rikesh Mistry

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

Harsh Shah

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

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

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

Akta Adani
India Boulevard

India Boulevard is a San Francisco-based curated fashion marketplace that...

Sonam & Paras Modi
SVA

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

Anisha Chaudhari
Threads & Shirts

Threads & Shirts is a freshly-tailored concept providing men/women a...

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

December 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
69.2%
No
12.1%
Skip
18.7%

Total Votes: 91

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
30.8%
Skip
7.7%

Total Votes: 91

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
86.8%
No
9.9%
Skip
3.3%

Total Votes: 91

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
81.3%
No
8.8%
Skip
9.9%

Total Votes: 91


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