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Synonyms for sisal

a plant fiber used for making rope

Mexican or West Indian plant with large fleshy leaves yielding a stiff fiber used in e

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Based on the test analysis of the new composite material which is fabricated with an ingredient of NAOH treated sisal and vinyl ester resin have higher strength than the other composite materials.
Here again she began by constructing a grid that set the preliminary parameters, but after the sisal was installed on the ceiling in a grid formation, Miller literally destroyed the grid by pulling at the strings until it collapsed.
Auditing and characterisation of sisal processing waste: a bioresource for value addition.
With respect to the closed season of 2013 there are three regions with high catchability values: one on the southwestern part of the peninsula opposite the port of Champoton; the second on the central part of the continental shelf, to the north of Sisal and Progreso; and the third on the northeastern part of the Yucatan Peninsula, along the coast of San Felipe and north of the El Cuyo.
Por outro lado, os menores teores medios de PB de 7,97 e 5,60% foram registrados para os grupos G3 e G4, respectivamente, com destaque para o bagaco de cana-de-acucar (1,14%), que ja era esperado, fruto do licuri (3,42%) e feno e mucilagem de sisal (4,43 e 4,06% respectivamente).
The decorticator is a cylindrical drum in a frame with blades that strip the green husk from the sisal leaf and grind the inner fiber into strands.
Carried by ship and rail to the mills, the bales were inspected and the sisal and manila fibers were blended, oiled, made flexible and treated with insecticide.
Yarns and twines are made from both jute and sisal plants and are of same nature and use for similar purposes.
The bidders picked for the race include Austrian Lotteries, Sisal in partnership with Damco Energy and Damlot, as well as a consortium of local betting group OPAP and Italian Lottomatica Group SpA (BIT:LTO), US Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) and Intralot SA.
Over the past seven years, the company has collected burlap and sisal coffee sacks generated by large coffee roasters.
A GROUP of visiting farmers discovered the sisal plant thriving in the poor soil of Mexico.
An online search at the sites of several specialty retailers found that what they called "natural fiber" rugs were generally made of such materials as sisal, seagrass, jute, hemp, and abaca.
The UN Organization on January 22 officially launched International Year of Natural Fibres (IYNF) 2009 to celebrate the virtues of cotton, flax, sisal and hemp, but also of wool, alpaca, camel hair and angora, the report added.