Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Jute (Burlap)

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6612

\ jüt\ n [Bengali jhuto] (1746) A fiber obtained from the stems of several species of the plant Corchorus grown mainly in India and Pakistan. It is used in the form of fiber, yearn, and fabric for reinforcing phenolic and polyester resins. (Kadolph SJJ, Langford AL (2001) Textiles. Pearson Education, New York).

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA