Banana Fabric Polymer Composite

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Cost effective substitute for glass fiber reinforced plastic to make variety of products e.g. simple trays, mirror casings to voltage stabilizer cover and electrical panels.


The process consists of preparing moulds of metal, wood or plaster of paris; mixing the resin and dye in requisite proportion; shaping the banana fabric by laying it over the mould; reinforcing the polymer over banana fabric; curing the mould; demoulding; cutting, trimming and polishing.

Machinery / Equipments:

Moulds, storage vessels

Raw Materials:

Banana fiber, cotton fabric, polyester resin, catalyst, mould release agent, dyes and pigments.

Techno Economics:

Economy :

10 tpa.

Investment :

Rs. 7 lakh

Terms and Conditions:


For further information please contact :

Regional Research Laboratory, Thiruvanthapuram
Industrial Estate P.O.
Kerala 692019
Tel: 471 490324
Fax: 471 491712