JUTE - THE GOLDEN FIBRE AND BANGLADESH
Jute, a natural fibre used universally, is the bark of a slender plant of tropical and subtropical origin. Its use as a utility product in the life of human being dates back to some centuries. The great breakthrough made in textile technology at the dawn of the industrial revolution helped jute come out as an amazing fabric from its age old use as cordage and rope. Bangladesh being abundantly blessed with traditional jute termed as "Golden Fibre" earns 60% of country's total foreign exchange.
END USE OF JUTE GOODS
- Bags and sacks for packing almost all kinds of agricultural products, minerals, fertilizer, cement.
- Wool packs and cotton, bales.
- Wrapping materials.
- Carrier and. backing, fabric for carpet and linoleum.
- Cordage and twines.
- Webbing and fabric to cover inner springs auto seats and upholster furniture.
- Cargo separator in ship.
- Brattice cloth for mine ventilation and partition.
- Filling material in cable.
- Roofing and floor covering apparel.
- footwear lining, wall covering and furnishing fabric.
- Fashion accessories.
- Jute geo-textile for erosion control.
- Construction and war material and many more.
ADVANTAGES OF USE OF JUTE GOODS
Advantage of Jute over other man made fibre is still supreme in modern world because of its many inherent yet unique properties. In a word jute goods being natural are:
- Free from pollution
- Suited for stacking high and palleting without risk of slips & falls
- Tear & hook damage resistance
Free from static electricity & health hazard. Trials have all shown jute-geo textile to be a fore runner as a most effective material for controlling soil erosion and vegetation growth. It has no adverse effect on human body and the mother nature as a whole. Protecting environment is a major duty for our tomorrows.