Class 8 Chemistry Synthetic Fibers and Plastics Natural fibres

Natural fibres

Fibres that are obtained from plants or animals are termed as natural fibres. They can be easily spun into thread, filament, rope which in turn can be further be woven, matted, or knitted. For instance, wool, jute, cotton, silk, flax, hemp, sisal, kenaf, coconut are natural fibres obtained from plants whereas wool, silk and mohair are the fibres obtained from animals.



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