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Coir Geotextiles, Coir Nettings / Geotextiles, Coir Woven Bhoovastra, Soil Fabrics, Woven Coir Eroion Control Mats, Coir Logs, Woven Coir Geotextile Manufacturing Plant, Detailed Project Report, Profile, Business Plan, Industry Trends, Market Research

Thursday, February 23, 2017

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Coir Geotextiles, Coir Nettings / Geotextiles, Coir Woven Bhoovastra, Soil Fabrics, Woven Coir Eroion Control Mats, Coir Logs, Woven Coir Geotextile Manufacturing Plant, Detailed Project Report, Profile, Business Plan, Industry Trends, Market Research, Survey, Manufacturing Process, Machinery, Raw Materials, Feasibility Study, Investment Opportunities, Cost and Revenue, Plant Economics, Production Schedule, Working Capital Requirement, Plant Layout, Process Flow Sheet, Cost of Project, Projected Balance Sheets, Profitability Ratios, Break Even Analysis


Coir is a biodegradable organic fibre material which is coarse, rigid and strong. The constituentsof coir have been found to be mostly cellulose and lignin. Coir fibre is weather resistant and resistant tofungal and bacterial decomposition. The rate of decomposition of coir is much less than any other natural fibre. These characteristics are attributed due to the high lignin content in the fibre. Coir in the form of woven mesh mattings or non woven stitch bonded blankets are used in engineering applications in the geotechnical field. Geotextiles, one among geosynthetics like geogrids, geonets, geomats, geocomposites etc. used in civil engineering applications are polymeric. These products have a long life and do not undergo biological degradation, but are liable to create environmental problems in the long run. Due to growing awareness to preserve environment, use of biodegradable natural material has gained popularity.

Coir woven bhoovastra are permeable coir fabrics made from natural coir fibre. Coir woven bhoovastra control soil erosion by acting as a ground co ver. As a ground cover. it reduces the flow velocity of runoff water by forming check dams with help of net structured strands of coir woven bhoovastra in firm contact with soil, which absorb the impact of water flow and resist washing down keeping the soil intact.

Coir is a 100% organic naturally occurring fiber, from a renewable source obtained from coconut husk. Naturally resistant to rot, moulds and moisture, it is not treated with any chemicals during its spinning process for converting it into a yarn. Hard and strongest among all natural fibers, it can be spun and woven into different types of mattings and mats. Geotextiles made out of coir are ideally suited for low cost applications because coir is available in abundance. Only 36% of available coconut husks in India are used for extraction of coir. Therefore there is enough scope to enhance is application. Coir fibers resemble the wood fibres in terms of physical properties and chemical composition. Coir geotextiles are found to provide protection against soil erosion to the various types of slopes that has been demonstrated and documented by the Coir Board. The ability of coir fibres to absorb water and to degrade with time is its prime properties, which give it an edge over synthetic geotextiles for erosion control purposes. The present study was conducted to determine the suitability of coir geotextiles to increase the load bearing capacity of the mud wall constructed by the reinforcement of coir geotextiles.


Indian Coir Industry

·         Area under cultivation of coconut-about 5,100,000 (hectares)

·         India is the largest producer of coconut with an annual production of 12,597 million nuts.

·         Utilization of husk is 36%

·         Production of coir fibre-369,400MT

·         Employs 5,86,660 workers out of which 80% are women.

·         Coir is exported to 80 countries. USA is the largest buyer.

·         60% of the total export goes to countries in the West Europe

·         There are ~200 exporters.


Different Verities of Coir Geotextiles



·         COCOLOGS

·         NON WOVENS





Coir geo textiles are best for controlling soil erosion and conditioning soli. Made from coir fiber, they are naturally resistant to rot and moulds and is cheaper than synthetic geo-textiles. They hold soil in place and prevent erosion, dissipating the force of heavy rains and run of water. It provides good soil support for years, allowing natural vegetation to become established.

Low cost

Long lasting separation of the base and sub grade material.

Preservation of load-bearing capacity

Ability to extend the life of paved roads

100% Natural fibre, extracted from coconut husk.

Adds organic material to soil.

Promotes vegetative growth.

100% Bio-degradable and environmentally friendly.

Tough, durable, versatile and resilient.

High tear-strength resistance.

Easy to install/maintain/ patch-up.


Few Indian Major Players are as under

Amco Industries Ltd.

Amichand Textiles Ltd.

Aspinwall& Co. (Travancore) Ltd.

Delight Handicrafts Palace Ltd.

Dunlop Comforts Pvt. Ltd.

Duroflex Pvt. Ltd.

Eco Wood Ltd.

Karnataka Consumer Products Ltd.

Karnataka State Coir Devp. Corpn. Ltd.

Kerala State Coir Corpn. Ltd.

Kontak Comforts Pvt. Ltd.

Kozylon Coir Products Ltd.

Wires &Fabriks (S.A.) Ltd.



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