Typical Properties of various natural fibres .
|Type of fibre||Density (kg/m3)||Water absorption (%)||Young's modulus (GPa)||Tensile strength (MPa)|
|Sisal||800–700||56||15||268 (low) |
|Roselle||800–750||40–50||17||170–350 (low) |
|Banana||950–750||60||23||180–430 (medium) |
|Date palm||463||60–65||70||125–200 (low) |
|Coconut||143–380||130–180||19–26||120–200 (low) |
|Reed||490||100||37||70–140 (low) |
|Jute||1.46||12||55||400–800 (high)  |
|Flax||1.4||7||27||800–1500 (high) [23,25]|
|Sunhemp||1.48||8||70||550–900 (high) [23,25]|
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