Coir, wonderful and versatile fibrous material is often termed golden fibre.
It is extracted from the husk of nuts of coconut palms referred in Indian mythology as “Kalpavriksha”
Kerala, the Land of coconuts, got its name itself from “Kera” the other name for coconut
Coconuts and its by-products are available in plenty in Kerala.
White fibre is extracted from the unripe nuts while Brown fibre is made from ripe nuts.
It is extracted mechanically or manually and passes through a series of process before reaching the end user.
This 100% organic natural fibre is biodegradable and eco friendly, its applications are innumerable.
More lignen and less cellulose content makes it more durable compared to other natural fibre.
It is relatively waterproof and resistant to damage by saltwater, a unique quality for a natural fibre.
Coir made from fully ripened nuts is thick, strong and has high abrasion resistance.
It can be spun into twines by hand or machine.
More than hundred different varieties of Coir yarn are available in Coirfed with different Diameter, Twist and grades.
Coir Yarn is graded on the basis of the length of strands per Kilogram, termed Runnage.
It is available in Bundles, spools and bales.
Coir and fibre can be dyed into palette of colors using organic or chemical.
Coir can be used in making an alluring range of Mats, Mattings, Rugs, Carpets, Floor tiles, Mattress, Pillows, and cushions.
It is used in manufacture Geo-textiles and is widely used in farms as trailers for hops and other creepers
From Agriculture to Geo-engineering,
From cozy interiors to extremely rough terrains,
The applications of coco are unlimited and opportunities seamless