|OTHER VEGETABLE FIBERS|
PALMYRA: A cinnamon-colored fiber produced from the base of the leaf stalks of the India Palmyra palm that comes from South Eastern India. It has a medium-stiff to stiff texture and is light to dark brown in color. It comes in various qualities, ranging from medium-stiff to prime-stiff. Oiled Palmyra runs better on brush-making machines although it can also be ordered unoiled. Palmyra is used in garage floor brushes, fender washing brushes, deck brushes and scrub brushes.
BASSINE: It is Black Dyed Palmyra.
UNION MIXTURE: They are mixtures of Tampico fiber and Palmyra or Bassine. Union mixture is a strong and water-resistant mixture which is used for vegetable brushes, deck brushes and scrubbing brushes. Regular Unions are mixtures of natural Tampico fiber, while Special Unions utilize dyed Tampico.