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International Journal of Polymer Science
Volume 2015, Article ID 470928, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/470928
Research Article

Synthesis of Cotton from Tossa Jute Fiber and Comparison with Original Cotton

1Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 94300 Kota Samarahan, Sarawak, Malaysia
2Department of Chemical Engineering and Energy Sustainability, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 94300 Kota Samarahan, Sarawak, Malaysia

Received 6 March 2015; Accepted 24 March 2015

Academic Editor: Vijay K. Thakur

Copyright © 2015 Md. Mizanur Rahman et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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