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The Important Fundamental Properties of Kapok Filling That You Should Know

Kapok is a natural fiber that is derived from lignocellulosic materials. This material is considered to be more environmentally-friendly than other materials like syntactic fibers. It is because kapok filling has essential properties including their morphology, wettability, dimensions, and chemical components. In case you are curious about this, here is the answer. The Essential Properties […]

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Get To Know Kapok Filling, A Super Soft Silky Cotton-Like Fiber

What is Kapok? In the furniture markets, this name is heavily related to cushioning and mattresses. If you never heard of them, you can imagine it as very soft in touch and silky-like cotton natural fiber. In Asia, this particular material is very common for bed, pillow, or bolster filling. But what exactly is Kapok […]

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Absorbency Of Kapok For Technical Use

KAPOK FIBER FOR TECHNICAL USE The absorbency of the material is based on two factors the surface tension and the surface energy of the materials. The lesser amount of cellulosic content (hydroxyl group) present on the wall of kapok makes it hydrophobic. Water has a high surface tension (72 dynes/cm) and Oil has a surface tension […]

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Spinning Kapok Fiber

Spinning Kapok Fiber: The kapok fibre has special thermal properties and a silky sheen, which is why it is sometimes referred to as silk cotton or vegetable cashmere. The natural wax coating of the fibre only allows a low level of moisture absorption – an advantage that promises excellent wearing properties for clothing textiles. The […]

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14 Benefits of Kapok Fiber: Disease, Health, Environment, Life

Kapok tree is a tree that lives in the native rain forest in South America to West Africa and then spread through seeds that float between the South American continent and Africa. In the tropics, this tree has been planted as in the 1940s to produce a product supply as the stuffing of car seats and also […]

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Kapok Fibers

Kapok fiber is one of the natural cellulostic fibers which grow on the kapok plant. It has a hollow body and a sealed tail, which are desirable features of candidates for functional textiles of this nature. However, the low volume weight of kapok is (specific density 0.29g/cm3), and the short length and smooth surface of […]

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