Like other natural fibers; jute fiber has some defects. In this post we will know about the different Jute Fiber defects and the causes or reasons that are behind the several Jute fiber faults.
If the Jute Fibers are not rotted and washed properly; the barks of jute adhere to the fibers and causes them speck. Speck in jute is a major defect which lowers the quality of Jute fibers.
This kind of Jute Defects occurs due to various reasons such as under retting of the root ends of Jute fibers and if the root portion is not completely under water during ratting.
If the top end of the fibers is rough, black and hard then stripping is insufficient which causes croppy jute.
This kind of knotty jute defects is caused by insect bite in the jute plants.
This type of Jute is hard and barky caused by insufficient removal of hard bark from jute.
Mossy grows in stagnant of water. The mosses adhere to the Jute fibers causing Mossy Jute.
Highly lustrous jute fiber sometimes creates problems. This kind of highly lustrous jute fiber is named as Glossy Jute.
Hairy Jute fiber defects are created due to over retting and careless stripping of Jute.
Long hard and broken ribbon like fibers caused careless stripping and washing.
Dazed Jute Fibers:
The Jute fibre which has lost it’s strength and luster due to over retting or excessive moisture in it.
This kind of defects caused for badly damage rotten or tendered fibers.
This all about the the Jute Fibre Defects or Faults and reasons.