The special characteristic of natural kapok
· 5 times lighter than cotton fiber
· Environmental friendly
· Do not cause allergy, odorless
· Buoyant, an upward buoyant force is 30 times greater than material’s actual weight (approximately 5 times of the buoyant force exerted on a cork underwater
· Thermal insulation
· Oil absorbent (Do not absorb water)
The research result reflected that Thailand’s “Kapok fiber” had high economic capability. Through design and development process, it may expand its product lines into pillow, mattress, sleeping bag, coat, life jacket, oil absorber, etc.