Fibre Classification and Generic names- Natural fibres

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Fibre classification and generic names

Natural fibres include; Cellulosic- bast, leaf and seed fibres, Protien- wool, silk, Mineral- asbestos.

A table to show the different catagorys;
Type                      source                       fibre
Vegetable            plant seed             cotton, Kapok
vegetable             bast (stem)           linin (flax), jute, hemp, bamboo
Animal                mammal hair       …


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