Uses of Jute Fiber in Practical life

Jute Fiber - Hardest Natural fiber

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Jute Plant & Final Fiber

Jute Fiber is a natural bast fiber. It is one of the most affordable natural fibers and is second only to cotton in amount produced and variety of uses of vegetable fibers. It is harder than other textile fibers. It is environment friendly. Normally jute are used for sacking, burlap, and twine as a backing material for tufted carpets.

Chemical Composition of Jute:
Jute is composed of 65% cellulose and 35% natural wages, oils and cements (lignin).

The chemical composition of jute is given below:

  • Cellulose....................................... 65.2%
  • Hemicelluloses ...............................22.2%
  • Lignin ............................................10.8%
  • Water soluble ................................1.5%
  • Fat and wax ..................................0.3 - 1.0%

Classification of Jute:
In accordance with color jute is two types

  1. White jute (Corchorus capsularis)
  2. Tossa jute (Corchorus olitorius)

Uses of Jute Fiber in Practical Life :

  1. Jute is a fiber which has almost 1000 different kind of uses. Jute has been taken as most important fiber like as cotton as it can be used in various purposes and easy to cultivate too.
  2. Jute sacks are widely used in the practical life and coarse fabric made by Jute has no substitute ever. The wrapping bales or raw cotton also made by Jute.
  3. As Jute is completely a biodegradable Fiber; it is suitable for many uses if it is replaced in so called synthetic fiber. Synthetic fiber is very unstable and sometimes impacts badly on the natural environment where Jute is quite good alternatives to use.
  4. Jute fiber can be blended with other natural and cellulosic fiber like Cotton and make a quite stable and different blended yarn which is stronger and shiner.
  5. Jute is not only used to make yarn or cloth but also it is used to make Jute Pulp and paper. As the people of the world are being so much conscious now and trying to stop the cutting wood or plants to save the nature; Jute is drastically being used as the alternative of Wood in the Paper manufacturing Industry.
  6. Jute has a bright history of use in making sackings, carpets for the households and so on, cotton bale and wrapping fabrics for that and various fabric manufacturing industry in order to make mats, curtain, brush and etc.
  7. Now a day Jute is not only being used in Textile industry; but also it is used in Automobile Industry, Furniture and bedding industry and Paper Making industry.
  8. Jute is also being blended with other fibers to make non-woven, composites and technical textiles. The nomenclature of Jute is “Wood Fiber” which is exclusively being used on the leading manufacturing industries with some promising features.
  9. By using Jute we can produce various type of fabric named Hosiery Cloth, Hessian Cloth, Sacking, Scrim, Carpet Backing Cloth, canvas etc.
  10. Hessian is lighter than sacking and is used for bags, wrappers, wall covering, geo textiles, upholstery and different home furnishing. By using the Heavy jute fibers the Sacking is to be made.
  11. Jute has diversified uses now a days. Some of the exclusive and modern use of Jute is in Espadrilles, Floor coverings, Home textiles, high performance technical textiles, geo textiles, composites, and more.
  12. Due to the strong color and light fastness properties; just is widely used in decoration of home. Jute is more durable than any other fiber because of its anti-static properties and low thermal conduction.
  13. Most importantly; Jute is a bio-degradable fiber which comes from nature and decomposed on nature too. So it’s an environment friendly fiber for the green people to access the green world



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