Coir Fiber – Brown is extracted out of matured brown coconut. It is used for various applications like making Curled Coir Rope used in manufacturing coir mattresses, rubberized coir pads, coir cushions, carpet under lays, seat cushions and for insulating drainage pipes. Brown coir pads are sprayed with rubber latex, which bonds the fibres together (rubberized coir) and is extensively used as upholstery padding for the automobile industry. Coir Fiber – Brown is also used for insulation and packaging.
Coir Fiber – Yellow is made out of immature green coconut husk. Coir Fiber – White is used for various applications like making two ply yarn used in manufacturing various coir products such as carpets. The major use of white coir is in rope manufacture. Mats of woven coir fiber are made from the finer grades of bristle and white fiber using hand or mechanical looms. White coir also used to make fishing nets due to its strong resilience to salt water. Coir Fiber – Yellow is generally spun to make yarn that is used in mats or rope.
|Color||Coir Fiber-Brown||Coir Fiber-Yellow|
|Moisture||up to 15%||up to 15%|
|Impurity||< 3%||< 7 to 9%|
|Length||5cm to 25cm||5cm to 25cm|
|Load ability||20 tons in 40 feet HC Container||20 tons in 40 feet HC Container|
|Bale weight||115kg to 125kg||115kg to 125kg|
|Packing||Plastic straps||Plastic straps|