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Synonyms for bast

strong woody fibers obtained especially from the phloem of from various plants

(botany) tissue that conducts synthesized food substances (e.g., from leaves) to parts where needed

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The bast fibres were cut into 30 mm lengths prior to treatment.
Thousands of fragments of twisted bast fibre rope and string and many fragments of nets were found which date to the early part of the tenth millennium BP (Gramsch 1992).
On the other hand, hemicellulose and (to some extent) pectin are the primary components of the binding substance of the elementary bast fibres, while lignin plays the part of a stabiliser and screen for other fibrogenous substances.
A biopolymer composite from sago starch reinforced with kenaf bast fibre was fabricated by extrusion process and compression moulded.
560710 (E): Twine, cordage, ropes and cables of Jute and other textile bast fibres.
These materials contain about 25 per cent strong bast fibres, the same fibres used for making linen fabrics.
The plant fibre is one of the longest and strongest natural bast fibres which is used in everything from fashion textiles to a replacement for fibre-glass, which it outperforms on several levels.
The plant's fibre is one of the longest and strongest natural bast fibres which is used in everything from fashion textiles to a replacement for fibre-glass, which it outperforms on several levels.
They are divided into two main categories: - a) Textile fibres : acrylic, cotton, elastane, flax and other bast fibres (hemp, jute and ramie), greasy wool and other keratin fibres (wool from sheep, camel, alpaca, goat), man-made cellulose fibres (viscose, lyocell, acetate, cupro, triacetate), polyamide, polyester and polypropylene.
Laroche also focused on their low cost process for the decortication of bast fibres as well as on a tailor made post-consumer clothing recycling process for high production of fibers with optimum quality for technical applications.
It then moves on to discuss the major fibre types, including bast fibres, alginates, cellulose and speciality biodegradable fibres, such as lyocell, poly(lactic acid) and poly(hydroxyalkanoate)s.
The MAGMA T12 warp tying machine for technical yarn ties monofilaments, coarse multi-filaments, PP ribbons, bast fibres, coarse staple fibres, and many other fibre types.
Structural features of the pectic polysaccharides isolated from retted hemp bast fibres, Carbohydrate research, 296: 249-260.
Bast fibres have many textile applications, with natural fibre composites being the fastest growing due to the combination of their relatively low cost and excellent technical characteristics.