Automotive application

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Abstract

Nonwovens are used in various applications, including the automotive sector. It is installed in automotive through different parts such as trunkliners, headliners, carpet backings, dashboards, acoustic insulation and absorbent materials. However, the trend today in the material is the move to more natural fibers such as flax, cotton, kenaf and their blends. as a result, there are some research on the move including the combination of kenaf and flax which are environmentally friendly and is moldable. More recently, there has been research on value-added applications, which are low micronaire cottons.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Volume54
No7
Specialist publicationColourage
StatePublished - Jul 1 2007

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