A new variety in natural fibre and is first of its kind i.e. Palmyra Palm botanically called Borassus Flabellifer is introduced in the present work. Borassus flabellifer, commonly known as doub palm, palmyra palm, tala palm, toddy palm, wine palm, or ice apple is a large fan palm of Arecaceae ? Palmae (Palm family). The plant is native to Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia, including Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Laos, Burma, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. Different natural fibers being used have gained importance in the recent years due to love for eco-friendly in nature. Use of the wastage of food crops as alternative source of raw materials for clothing is a good solution to meet up this demand. Palmyra palm fruit fiber could be an excellent source of natural fiber. The main objectives of this paper are extraction of fiber from the palm fruit, characterization of collected fiber, produce yarn from the fiber and then characterization of yarn. The fiber shows a good dye take up in dyeing with both reactive and basic dyes. It can be widely used in various applications such as Non Woven’s, Home Textiles, fancy items, decorative purpose, disposable bags, home textile and different value added items.
MUTHUVELAMMAI.S "Processing Of Palmyra Palm Fruit Fiber" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals Volume 1 Issue 3 2017 Page 56-63
MUTHUVELAMMAI.S "Processing Of Palmyra Palm Fruit Fiber" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals, 1(3)