Abaca is a natural fiber. Its binominal name is Musa textiles. Its species is banana. This abaca is also known as Manila hemp. It is not cultivated most of the parts of the world. It is generally cultivated in Philippines, Ecuador, Costa Rica and some parts of the world. The plant grows to 13-22 feet and average about 12 feet. Abaca is generally used for making paper products including tea bags, filter papers and banknotes. It is a hard fiber like coir, henequen and sisal.
Uses of Abaca: Abaca is a hard fiber. It is the strongest fiber among all the fiber. It can be used to make handcrafts such as bags, carpets, clothing and furniture’s. Abaca rope is very durable and strong and it resist from water damage, for this reason it is used in hawsers, ships lines and fishing nets. The inner fiber of abaca plat is used to making hats. It also used for making Manila hats, hammocks, cordage, matting, ropes, coarse twines and types of canvas. Top Abaca Producers Country of the World: Abaca is a hard fiber. Here, I have given the most abaca plant growing countries name. They are-
• Costa Rica
So, that’s all about the hard fiber like abaca growing countries name list. Further information related to abaca will be included in the next blog.
Hemp is a strong fiber. It contains about 70% cellulose and contains 8-10% lignin. The fiber diameter ranges from 16 to 50 microns. Hemp is a hard fiber. The uses of hemp fiber are not as popular as the other natural fiber. However, hemp is used to make rope, canvas and paper. Hemp is used to spin for making yarn which is used to make cloth by weaving. Home furnishing instruments and floor coverage also made from this hemp fiber. It can be used as a bled fiber with others fiber. There are lots of scopes where one can use hemp fiber. Top Hemp Producers Country of the World: Hemp is cultivated in the some parts of the world. In some countries, hemp cultivation is restricted for marijuana production. Because both plant has some similarity which falls in confusion to their identification. Anyhow, here, I have listed the most hemp producing countries name of the world. They are- • China • Republic of Korea • France • Chile • Romania • Russia • Italy So, above is the hemp producing countries. The serial of the country could be changed based on the production rate.
Kenaf is a natural fiber. The botanical name of kenaf is Hibiscus canabinus. It is the member of Malvaceae family. The properties are nearly similar to jute and allied fibers. The kenaf is a plant. The fiber is collected from the bark of the plant.
Top Kenaf And Allied Fibers Producers Of The World: To fulfill the present kenaf fibers demand, different countries are cultivating kenaf plants. In the present days, Malaysia is trying to cultivate kenaf fiber in that’s country. Here, I have listed top kenaf and allied fibers producing countries name. They are-
Uses of Kenaf Fiber: kenaf is mainly used in low density panels, pulp and papers. The main use of kenaf fiber is to produce rope, twine and course cloth. Kenaf fiber also blends with plastic resins for plastic components. Various environmental mats are produced from kenaf fibers. In the modern time, Malaysia make kenaf fiber boards for export them in Japan. In addition, kenaf seeds yield an edible vegetable oil. Different well known automobile manufacturers used this kenaf fiber for automobiles body parts.