Sisal is one of the fibers that have recently recorded a rapid increase in demand. This can be connected to raising awareness of the requirements to use eco-friendly materials. Expansion in order invariably leads to enhanced commodity prices, therefore making sisal production a very lucrative venture. Sisal Fiber for sale in Kenya in manufacturing various products. The term sisal may belong either to the plant's current name or the fibre, depending on the context. It is sometimes referred to as "sisal hemp" because for centuries hemp was a primary source for fibre, and other fibre sources were named after it. UG Grade Sisal Fiber for sale available you may check on our website. Sisal fibre can be utilised as raw material for making rope, carpet, polishing stuff, the liner of an automobile or even the stuff material of optical fibre cable. Currently, the world request for sisal fibre is on the rise. We are reliable Sisal Fiber manufacturers based in Kenya. Being the leading sisal fiber suppliers in Kenya, we offer Sisal fibre. We are sisal fiber exporters and have approximately 65,000 acres of farmland of which 9000 acres are planted with sisal.
Sisal fibre is derived from the leaves of the plant. After harvest, the freshly harvested leaves of the agave plant are pressed in machines to separate out the fibers. Subsequently, the separated fibers are washed, dried in the sun, bleached, and combed with rotating brushes. The dried fibre represents only 4% of the total weight of the leaf. The length and diameter of sisal fibre is 80 to 120 cm in length and 0.2 to 0.4 mm respectively.
|CHEMICAL COMPONENTS||COMPOSITION ( % )||CHEMICAL COMPONENTS||COMPOSITION ( % )|
|Hemi-cellulose||18.1%||Fat and Wax||0.5%|
|Lignin||5.9%||Water soluble matter||1.7%|