HESSIAN FROST PROTECTION MATERIAL SPECIFICATION:
Jute is a long, soft, shiny vegetable fibre that can be spun into coarse, strong threads. It is produced from plants in the genus Corchorus capsularis
"Jute" is the name of the plant or fibre that is processed and spun into yarn or woven to produce Hessian cloth.
Generic Product: Hessian/Burlap Fabrics & Scrims / Jute Webbings.
Related end use is in building / construction industry used specifically as Frost or Solar Protection on new concrete.
COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Identification of the type of woven jute fabric: Plain weave constructed jute fabric.
Fibre used: 100% (w/w) jute fibre (cellulose 58-63%, Hemicellulose 21-23%, & Lignin 12-14%)
10. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Form/appearance: Solid in the form of fabric
Type of fibre: Biodegradable natural vegetable fibre
Colour: light brown.
Odour threshold: Not determined
pH of aqueous extract: 6.5
Gravimetric Fineness (Tex): 1.25-4.5
Extension at Break (%):1-2.
MR% at 65%RH: 12
Ignition Temperature (0c):193.
Decomposition Temperature (0c):273
Flammability: Material is combustible
Melting point: N/A (does not melt)
Flash point: Not applicable
Specific gravity: 1.45g/cm3
Water solubility: In soluble
VOC (weight %): Not applicable
STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Chemical Stability: Stable under normal conditions.
Conditions to avoid: Prolonged exposure to temperatures >193°C.
Substances to avoid: Strong alkalis or acids. Strong oxidizing materials.
Hazardous decomposition products: Under thermal decomposition flammable gasses (oxides of carbon) will be generated. Non burnt charred material will be left.
Ecologically safe. Completely biodegradable.