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Mechanical harvesting and ribboning of ramie fiber

by Hiram D. Whittemore

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Published by Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ramie industry

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    Statementby Hiram D. Whittemore, Mills H. Byrom And Robert E. Hellwig
    SeriesProduction research report -- no. 65
    ContributionsByrom, Mills H. (Mills Herbert), Hellwig, Robert E.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination26 p. :
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26308402M
    OCLC/WorldCa16413227

    Natural fiber reinforced composites, with good mechanical property and benefits for envi-ronment protection and resource saving, has been inevitably a trend to draw much attentions [1–3]. In the field of natural fiber reinforced composites, ramie fiber reinforced composite promises a great future [4,5]. The ramie fiber applied is a fiber continue % Ne14'S with Epoxy Resin Bakelite EPR as matrix and Epoxy Hardener V as hardener. The sample composite test made by hand lay up method. Multiaxial characteristic from ramie fiber reinforced epoxy composite will be compared with ISO standard for plastic/polymer for health application and.

    d) Cultivation of Ramie e) Harvesting Ramie fibre f) Processing Ramie fibre g) History of Ramie fibre a) Biology of Ramie Unlike flax, ramie is a perennial plant that may live for several years. It looks similar to European nettle but it does not have prickles. It grows as a shrub up to metres tall, with dark green, heart-shaped, crinkly. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. Images. An illustration of a heart shape Donate. An illustration of text ellipses.

      Clothing can also be made or ramie. Frequently, another textile fiber is mixed with ramie such as wool. This creates a reduction in shrinkage in wool compared to % wool. Ramie’s waste and short fibers are used to manufacture paper. Ribbons of ramie are utilized as a substitute for linen tape and binding books. popular craft felt kit, felt set, craft felt, cut felt trends in Women's Clothing, Home & Garden, Mother & Kids, Men's Clothing with Ramie Fiber and craft felt kit, felt set, craft felt, cut felt. Discover over of our best selection of craft felt kit, felt set, craft felt, cut felt on with top-selling craft felt kit, felt set, craft felt, cut felt brands.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Whittemore, Hiram D., Mechanical harvesting and ribboning of ramie fiber. Washington, D.C.: Agricultural Research.

Shumao et al. () prepared three flame-retardant PLA/ramie fiber biocomposites via three approaches: (1) PLA was first blended with APP and then with ramie fibers; (2) ramie fibers were pretreated with APP and then blended with PLA; (3) both PLA and ramie fibers were treated with APP and blended together.

Results showed that the composite fabricated with the third method displayed. Ramie is a member of the Urticaceae or nettle family and is a hardy perennial which produces a large number of unbranched stems from underground rhizomes.

The true ramie or China grass is also known as white ramie and is the Chinese cultivated plant. It has large heart shaped, crenate leaves covered on the underside with white hairs that give it a silvery appearance. The purpose of this study is thus to publish useful information on fabrication process, optimum forming pressure and mechanical properties of ramie fiber.

Harvesting. Ramie is normally harvested two to three times per year but under good growing conditions can be harvested up to six times per year. Harvesting is done just before or soon after the onset of flowering, since there is a decline in plant growth at this stage and maximum fiber content is achieved.

Mechanical harvesting and field ribboning of ramie should be developed to produce stapled fiber at less cost. Ramie harvester / - ¿L - As a bast fiber, ramie is superior to all other bast fibers in strength and versatility.

Ramie forage constitutes about 40% of green ramie plant. Ramie fibre is one of the premium and oldest textile vegetable fibres. It was used in mummy cloths in Egypt during the period BC and has been grown in China for many centuries. Ramie was one of the principal plant fibres used in the orient for making cloth before the introduction of cotton, which took place in China about AD 1.

The book contains process and other parameters for the manufacturing of fibers arrive from natural sources. Due to eco friendly nature there is very good domestic and export potentiality for natural fiber.

This is very useful book for new generation entrepreneurs, consultant institutional libraries. The fiber is very fine like silk, and being naturally white in colour does not ally ramie is classified as a cellulose fiber, just as cotton, linen, and rayon.

This fiber is used to blend with the cotton or wool fiber. Ramie is similar to linen fiber. Properties of ramie fiber are similar to linen fiber.

Top Ramie Producers Country of the World: China is the major ramie producing countries of the world. High percentage of the total ramie is produced in china. Ramie which is a natural cellulosic fiber abundantly found in northeastern region can easily be blended with Kenaf fiber to make clothing and other value added products.

Delayed ramie harvesting will severely affect fiber quality and ramie production in the next season (Peng, ).

Thus, it is a huge challenge for textile factories to heavily invest in mass production of high-quality ramie due to the massive labor input needed. Here, I have written about the properties of ramie fibers. Also, one should know the advantage and disadvantage of ramie fiber.

Properties of Ramie Fibers: The properties of ramie fibers are given below: Ramie is a cellulosic natural fiber. It is one of the strongest fiber then others. It gives better result when it wet. It is a durable fiber. The demand for ramie fiber is mainly felt in the fields of blending with other fiber.

Ramie can be blended with cotton, flax, wool, polyester, acrylic and silk of all types. Based on the demand of the ramie fiber, a detail study were made on possibility of utilizing ramie fibre with. 40 MPa. The mould was disassembled after 8 hours to obtain the 0/90/0 ramie fibers reinforced matlac matrix biocomposite.

Mechanical properties of the biocomposite were evaluated by tensile, flexure and impact test according to ASTM D, D and D, respectively. The wettability and IFSS of fiber-matrix were measured by.

weight, with mechanical properties better than those of traditional materials. Total global natural fiber composite market expected to grow at 11% CAGR. Some of the fundamentals of the book are the occurrence and nature of vegetable fibres, conditions. Single flax fiber description Tensile mechanical properties of elementary flax fiber Remarks on the use of flax fibers in the composite materials Conclusion References 9 Hemp, jute, banana, kenaf, ramie, sisal fibers Manickam Ramesh Introduction Plant growth and harvesting techniques Ramie is one of the oldest fiber crops, having been used for at least 6, years, and is principally used for fabric is a bast fiber, and the fiber used for textiles comes from the inner bark of the vegetative stalks and not the woody stem or outer is normally harvested two to three times a year, but under good growing conditions can be harvested up to six times per year.

Mechanised agriculture is the process of using agricultural machinery to mechanise the work of agriculture, greatly increasing farm worker modern times, powered machinery has replaced many farm jobs formerly carried out by manual labour or by working animals such as oxen, horses and mules.

The entire history of agriculture contains many examples of the use of tools, such as. The objective of this work was to use a novel 3-D test analysis system for evaluating the mechanical properties of the natural fiber fabric composites under biaxial loads.

Composites with three resin matrices (water-based epoxy resin, isocyanate resin, phenolic resin) were investigated, and strain filed were characterized by using the digital speckle correlation. An illustration of an open book.

Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. Cultural and harvesting methods for kenaf: an annual crop source of pulp in the Southeast Mechanical harvesting and ribboning of ramie fiber. by Whittemore, Hiram D., ; Byrom, Mills H.Fully biodegradable, green composites were fabricated with ramie fibers and modified soy flour (MSF) resin.

Defatted soy flour (SF) was modified by a lab-scale filtration system to improve its mechanical, interfacial, and thermal properties through increasing the protein content. The protein content of SF was increased from to % by filtering out soluble sugars using a microfiber-based.Factors Affecting Harvesting.

A dry kenaf stalk without leaves is a lightweight material with a low density, g/cm d uncompressed kenaf fiber will have an even lower density of approximately g/cm low bulk density of either the individual kenaf stalk or the chopped kenaf stalk will affect management decisions concerning the economic transportation and storage of the kenaf.