Properties of principal fibers

  Diameter
μm
Ultimate Stress
Mpa
Strain
%
Modulus
Gpa
Density
Kg/m│
Specific Stress
(Mpa*m│/Kg)
Cellulose/
lignin
Microf.
Angle 0░
Broom 50-80 400-800 2,5-4,5 15-30 1250 0,32-0,64 75-85/5-6 < 10
Ramic 16-120 800-1000 1,7-3 50-80 1560 0,51-0,64 70-80/0,5-1 6,0-10,0
Pincapple 20-80 400-1000 0,8-1,6 34-82 1440 0,28-0,69 84-5/12-7 14-80
Banana 80-250 500-700 2-3,5 7,7-20,8 1350 0,37-0,52 63-64/5 11
Palmyra 70-1300 95-220 3,2-11 3,3-7,0 1090 0,09-0,20   30
Sisal 50-300 500-600 3,0-7,0 9,4-16 1450 0,34-0,41 66-72/14-10 18-22
*Coir 12,0-24,0 100-200 15-20 4,0-6,0 1150 0,09-0,17 32-43/40-45 30-49
Jute 25-120 400-700 1,5-2 2,5-15 1450 0,28-0,48 63-70/12 7,0-9,0
Hemp 16-50 400-700 1,6-2,5 35 1480 0,27-0,47 70-88/3-4 6,0-10,0
Kenaf 15-30 350-600 2,5-3,5 40 1500 0,22-0,40 75-90 9,0-15,0
Cotton 15-25 300-600 5,0-8,0 4,0-12,0 1520 0,20-0,39 90-95/0 20-30
Flax 12,0-30,0 900-1200 2,0-3,0 100 1540 0,58-0,80 71/2,2 6,0-10,0
Carbon 6-10,5 1700-2400 1,4-1,8 180-415 1880 0,90-1,28    
Glass 2,5-15 1400-2500 2,5-5 68-96 2540 0,57-0,98    
* Values highly variable depending the part of plant from which fibres are obtained.