BANANA FIBRE AND PRODUCTS

BANANA FIBRE AND PRODUCTS
Detail:
BANANA FIBRE AND PRODUCTS
Product: Process for extraction of fibre from banana pseudo-stem and production of utility items.
Application: Coarse woven fabrics e.g. hessian, sacks, ropes, twines, sand bags, tents, webbing, canvas and screens, kit bags, tool bags, luggage covers. Banana fibre can also be blended with wool, cotton and flak for making blankets, carpets and rags
Feature: The process involves splitting of the banana pseudo-stem into strips, digestion in open vats, washing and drying. The fibre is converted into various utility items using traditional techniques.
Commercialisation: Ready for commercialisation
Economy: Fibre 0.5 tpd
Investment: Rs. 5 lakh
Equipment: Two rolls crusher, open vat, drying chamber, weighing balance, cutting and slitting equipment.
Raw materials: Banana pseudo stems, chemicals
Institute: Regional Research Laboratory, Jorhat
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