what are natural fibres? How are they classified

Dear student,

Natural fibres can be classified according to their origin. The vegetable, or cellulose-base, class includes such important fibres as cotton, flax, and jute. The animal, or protein-base, fibres include wool, mohair, and silk. An important fibre in the mineral class is asbestos.
Industrial value are four animal fibres, wool, silk, camel hair, and angora as well as four plant fibres, cotton, flax, hemp, and jute.


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