The coconut and its applications in the industry

At present they are looking for natural materials that replace other more polluting because they are synthetic or artificial.

Such is the case of polyester fibers that is being replaced little by little in the automotive and mattress industry by coconut fiber. This natural fiber has excellent mechanical, chemical and physical qualities to be used for various applications.

In addition, coconut fiber is of vegetable origin so it is biodegradable, renewable, recyclable and abundant since there are coconut trees in many countries of the world.

This fiber is a material that adapts to different uses but is currently being used in fillings, car cushions, among others.

It is very positive that the use of natural materials that do not harm the environment or alter the environmental or food balance is being analyzed.

The industrialization of coconut fiber is still incipient since production is not so large but in the face of an increase in demand, countries with large amounts of coconut trees will surely promote the manufacture of this fiber.

Which will bring economic benefits to populations and jobs can be increased.

The natural fibers They allow reducing pollution levels and the proliferation of products that use chemicals, toxic substances that damage the environment.

The social pressure of citizens worldwide is gradually permeating companies and they begin to look for alternatives to the form and materials they use in their production processes.

Coconut fiber will surely gain popularity and we will start to see more products made with it.

Also the shell or shell of the coconut is used in agriculture since it favors the growth of crops.

It is important that you take full advantage of the properties and benefits that this plant can offer.

SOURCE: Dirioecology


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  1.   Silvia said

    Excellent information, I would like to be able to cite it according to APA standards but I need the date, and if possible the name of the person who created it, the day and month of publication to be able to use it.