Bamboo Fiber

Bamboo fiber is a cellulose fiber which is extracted from naturally grown bamboo, is the fifth-largest natural fiber after cotton, linen, wool, silk. Bamboo fiber has good air permeability, water absorption, strong wear resistance and good dyeing and other features, but also has natural antibacterial, antimicrobial, mites, anti-odor and anti-ultraviolet. Bamboo fiber is a real natural environment-friendly green fiber.

The chemical composition of bamboo fiber is mainly cellulose, hemicelluloses and lignin, all of them belong to the same high-glycans, the total amount of fiber is more than 90% in the dry weight, others are protein, fat, pectin, tannins, pigments, ash, and most of them exist in the cell cavity or special organelles, directly or indirectly involved in its physiological role. Cellulose is the main material composed of bamboo fiber cells, as it is the significance of the textile fibers. Different bamboo ages will have different cellulose content, tender bamboo has 75%, 1-year-old has 66% and 3-years-old has 58%. The hemicelluloses content in bamboo fiber is generally 14% to 25%. Average content of bamboo is about 22.7% and content also declined when ages are getting older, 2-year-old is 24.9% and 4-year-old is 23.6%.

Bamboo fiber effect:

  • Antibacterial: Bamboo contains anti-bacterial substances - Bamboo Kun, except for personal clothing and a deodorant effect of odor.
  • Healthy: Antioxidants in bamboo can effectively remove free radicals, bamboo fiber contains many essential amino acids.
  • UV: UV transmittance of bamboo fiber is 0.06%, UV resistance of bamboo fiber is 41.7 times of cotton. Bamboo fiber doesn't contain free charge, anti-static, itching.
  • Moisture proof: In all fibers, bamboo fiber is the best fiber for absorbing wet and permeability. It has the name of "breath of fiber".
  • Comfort: Cool in summer and warm in winter, also can get rid of excess heat and moisture of the body.
  • Aesthetics: Bamboo fiber has natural and simple elegance of texture.
  • Environmentally friendly: Bamboo fiber is the real green environmental protection products without any chemical pollution, 100% bamboo fiber biodegradable.

Bamboo fiber application:

Pure bamboo fiber yarn spinning can produce 60Nm at the maximum, standard count is 24Nm, 36Nm, 48Nm. Pure bamboo yarn is for fabric, mat, bed sheets, curtains, scarves. If blended with polyvinyl alcohol, it can produce thin fabric. Also it can be blended with cotton, wool, linen, silk and chemical fiber for weaving or knitting, producing all kinds of woven fabrics and knitted fabrics. Woven fabric can be used to make jackets, casual wear, suit suits, shirts, bed sheets and towels, bath towels and so on. Knitted fabric suitable for making underwear, shirts, T-shirts, socks, etc. If bamboo fiber content is less than 30%, it is more suitable for underwear, socks, can also be used to make medical care.

Antibacteria Comparison : Bamboo Fiber vs Cotton vs Viscose
ItemStaphylococcus AureusMonilia Albican
Bamboo Fiber99.06% - 99.44%92.73% - 94.09%
Viscose Fiber59.44% - 59.65%72.62% - 75.26%
bamboo towel

Bamboo fiber product - bamboo towel

bamboo towel

Bamboo fiber product - bamboo towel