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There are three grades of jute and allied fibres in Indonesia, namely Quality A, B, and C determined on the basis of fibre cleanliness, colour, dryness, tensile strength and fibre length. The characteristics of the different fibre grades are presented below.

Characteristics of different grades of jute & allied fibres in Indonesia.

Characteristics

Quality A 
(High class)

Quality B
(Medium class)

Quality C
(Low class)

Colour

White shining

Brownish white

Brown shining

Cleanliness

Free from any filth

Dryness

Dry, water content 13% Tolerance 16% on refraction of 3%

Dry, water content 13% Tolerance 16% on refraction of 3%

Dry, water content 13% Tolerance 16% on refraction of 3%

Tensile strength

Strong and flexible

Strong and flexible

Strong & Slightly Flexible

Fibre length

Minimum 150 cm

Minimum 125 cm

Minimum 100 cm

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