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SISAL FIBRE

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.

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SISAL FIBER PRODUCTION:

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.


Physical Properties
 - Recyclable
 - Does not absorb moisture easily
 - Can be dyed easily and dyed color range is quite large
 - Untreated sisal exhibits higher tensile modulus and hardness than the unloaded resin
 - Tensile strength is maximum at the middle of yarn while moderate at the tip
 - Young’s modulus increases with fiber length
 - Anti-static
 Uses and Applications of Sisal Fibre
- Sisal is broadly categorized under three grades and applied in various industries according to the grades.
- Low-grade: cellulose and hemicellulose portion are mainly used
  - Paper industry
 - Cordage industry
Medium-grade: used in making of binder twine, ropes, bales
  -,Agriculture
  - Marine
  - General industrial purpose
High-grade: used by blending itself with wool and acrylic for softer hand
 - Carpet industry    

CHEMICAL COMPOSITION:

Though cellulose is the main component of sisal fiber, it is composed of many chemical components

CHEMICAL COMPONENTSCOMPOSITION ( % )CHEMICAL COMPONENTSCOMPOSITION ( % )
Cellulose71.5%Pectin2.3%
Hemi-cellulose18.1%Fat and Wax0.5%
Lignin5.9%Water soluble matter1.7%

SISAL FIBER 

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P.O.Box 3264-00100
Nairobi Kenya 

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