The Scientific World Journal / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Assessment of the Mechanical Properties of Sisal Fiber-Reinforced Silty Clay Using Triaxial Shear Tests

Table 1

Chemical composition of the sisal fibers used in this study.

Component%

Cellulose64.9
Hemicellulose13.7
Lignin10.4
Pectin0.7
Water-soluble matter1.3
Lipids and waxes0.2
Water8.8