Coir Mat Making Stage in Ben Tre

The quintessential coconut fiber carpet product line in today’s handicraft industry. With a very diverse and rich model. It is decorated with very unique patterns, with cute and funny animals. Coir carpets have been receiving more and more sympathy and love from many people.

Coconut coir mats in Ben Tre

Ben Tre is famous for many industries from coconut. Desiccated coconut is made from copra, while coir mats are made from coconut shells. The people here make full use of all parts of the coconut shell. That’s why coconut shells are used by people to make coir mats, and it is being attracted and loved by many people.

What stages does the coir carpet industry go through and how to have a good coir carpet with Huy Thinh Phat to learn more.

1. Buy coconut shells from factories

In order to have beautiful coconut mats, producers must first buy coconut shells from places or buy coconuts from production places and then transport them to a location specializing in separating coconut shells. After that, the coconut shell will also be transported to the coir mat production place.

2. Peeling coir fiber

Factories specializing in the production of coir mats will have a machine to beat the coir fibers from the coconut shell without going through the peeling process.

After that, the coir fiber will be put into the machine to continue to be finely beaten for the purpose of making the thread soft before being put into the winding machine. All stages will require workers or workers to perform carefully and carefully. If this stage is not good, the coir fiber will be rough, so the production of carpets will not be as beautiful and good as you expected. To make coir mats, workers are required to wear masks to avoid the dust coming from the coir mats.

The factories specializing in the production of coir mats locally, the coconut shells will be put into a large iron cage to break the coir fibers out. After separating the coconut shell, it will now be put into the machine to be broken into fibers and out of the mesh tube before being dried. When going through this mesh tube, the tiny coco peat particles will easily fall down and separate from the coir group. This mesh tube is supposed to rotate all day to ensure it is on schedule.

3. Start creating coir thread

After the coir fibers are beaten as above, workers will leave them on this machine again. The coir fiber will be continued into the gantry like a thresher machine to distribute evenly and then put into an automatic machine to wind the thread and produce a small coir product.

4. Steps of weaving into coir mats

The process of making coconut mats

After we have made a large coir thread, we will pull the thread to attach it to the frame first and then braid it into a carpet. The thread made will be very thick and strong. Each coir thread will be inserted into each round hole of the braided frame. Very difficult step. After you finish braiding the carpet, then the worker will burn the hairs at the edge to make the product smoother and better and then roll it up and deliver it to export establishments. After the carpet is braided, people will burn the hair at the edge to make your product smoother. They use gas cylinders and chimneys to burn all the tiny hairs on the carpet’s surface before rolling it up and delivering it to export establishments.