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Properties of bamboo fibres produced using an environmentally benign method

Afrin, T; Kanwar, R.K.; Wang, X; Tsuzuki, Takuya


The properties of bamboo fibres extracted from raw bamboo plants in an environmentally benign manner were investigated. To reduce environmental impacts of the manufacturing process, microwave, ultra-sonication and enzyme were used to extract the bamboo fibres, avoiding the use of hazardous chemicals. The new method enabled the extraction of single fibres while retaining a certain quantity of lignin in fibre. The retained lignin allowed the fibre to possess UV absorption and antibacterial...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: The Journal of The Textile Institute
DOI: 10.1080/00405000.2014.889872


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