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Natural Fiber


COVID, trade disputes & the global cotton market

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Previewing The Fiber Year 2020

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Student Spotlight: Morphological structure of wool from different breeds

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Cotton consumes 16 percent of all the insecticides and 7 percent of all herbicides used globally

It feels like synthetic fibers are under siege. The fabrics used to manufacture a major part of the world’s clothing have been shown to shed microfibers that, when laundered, end up polluting the marine environment. As much as 35 percent of microplastics in the world’s oceans are fibers from synthetic clothing – and this amount …

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Barnhardt Purified Cotton

Since early 1929, Barnhardt Manufacturing has led the market in manufacturing purified cotton. Leadership of this longevity requires a commitment to innovation and responding to customer needs and market demands. New market applications demand new standards for the cleanest, most pure, purified cotton available, and Barnhardt has responded with a proprietary set of processes referred …

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Staple fiber after-treatment equipment.

After-treatment equipment (Figures 1 and 2) makes up the main unit in a viscose staple fiber production line, and its normal operation directly affects stability of the whole production. The LH151 series of after-treatment equipment is the new large-capacity unit developed by Hi-Tech Heavy Industry (HTHI), with a width of 3,200 mm, 3,600 mm and …

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