vens
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hi !!! I WANT YOUR HELP!!! plS..

Postby vens » Sun Jun 29, 2008 6:21 am

...good evening..
my project is all about textiles and then i read an article about jute plants... that it is used in Some companies now , with the use of some enzymes from marigold extracts to reduced its brittleness and stiffness....my question is what is that enzyme used? and what should i use to reduced its brittleness and stiffness instead of enzyme? what would be the other extracts that i will use as replacement of the enzyme? please... put any Suggestion or recommendation..pls

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Re: hi !!! I WANT YOUR HELP!!! plS..

Postby barretttomlinson » Sun Jun 29, 2008 12:49 pm

Hi,

It appears you can use a variety of enzymes to soften jute cloth. Here are a few resources:

http://www.fpl.fs.fed.us/documnts/pdf1996/sreen96b.pdf

http://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/fiber/58/1/22/_pdf

http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_q ... tBody;col1

http://www.patentstorm.us/patents/6296671/fulltext.html


Here is a study of chemical treatment of jute:

http://www.ieindia.org/pdf/86/ext4f6a1.pdf

These were found using a search of http://www.google.com for “enzymatic treatment of jute”. There are many more references there than summarized.

Hope this helps,

Best regards,

Barrett Tomlinson

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Re: hi !!! I WANT YOUR HELP!!! plS..

Postby barretttomlinson » Sun Jun 29, 2008 1:18 pm

Hi,

You may also find this wikipedia article of use. It mentions dyeing jute with a marigold extract after processing with an enzyme:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jute

vens
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thanks!!

Postby vens » Wed Jul 02, 2008 5:17 am

hello again and thank you ...for the information you sent last week....but
i have Some more problem because... what should be my replacement about the marigold extracts? what plants contains
Xylanase and Pectinase ...

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Re: thanks!!

Postby tdaly » Wed Jul 02, 2008 9:21 am

vens,

I'm glad to hear that you found the information the Experts gave you last week helpful. Just so you know, we ask that you keep all messages about your project together on a single topic so that the Experts can provide more useful responses. I have gone ahead and joined this post with your others; other Experts will get back to you with answers to your question soon.
All the best,
Terik

barretttomlinson
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Re: hi !!! I WANT YOUR HELP!!! plS..

Postby barretttomlinson » Wed Jul 02, 2008 10:53 pm

Hi,

You sound like you have come to the point in your project where you need to be inventive and creative, and make your own contribution to the problem. In short, I don’t have the answer. Some places to look to start generating your own ideas on this include:

http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?pid=S15 ... xt&tlng=en

http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Pars ... %2F5872091

http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Pars ... PN/5432074

http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Pars ... PN/6551358

You can also use the patent engine above to locate other useful patents for ideas.

Good luck!

Barrett Tomlinson


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