coconut fibre, is a natural fibre extracted from the outer husk of coconut,and used in products such as floor mats, doormats, brushes and mattresses. Coir is the fibrous material found between the hard, internal shell and the outer coat of a coconut. Other uses of brown coir (made from ripe coconut) are in upholstery padding, sacking and horticulture. White coir, harvested from unripe coconuts, is used for making finer brushes, string, rope and fishing nets.
Resulting products were tested for workability, flexibility, compression, and strength
Coir fiber is a byproduct of coconut , it is a readily available substance, and utilizing coir in buildings for construction
Natural reinforcement material, can be collected efficiently using local labor and technology