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    • ISSN: 1793-8236 (Online)
    • Abbreviated Title Int. J. Eng. Technol.
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IJET 2024 Vol.16(1): 16-19
DOI: 10.7763/IJET.2024.V16.1248

Fabrication of Lotus Fibre Spinning Machine

Van-Tinh Nguyen1,*, Ngoc-Kien Nguyen1, and Ngoc-Tam Bui2
1. School of Mechanical Engineering, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Vietnam
2. Innovative Global Program, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan
Email: tinh.nguyenvan@hust.edu.vn (V.-T.N.)
*Corresponding author

Manuscript received September 8, 2023; revised October 10, 2023; accepted November 13, 2023

Abstract—Lotus thread is usually collected to make a lotus silk and is high-quality material in fashion field. Lotus is commonly planted in Southeast Asian countries such as Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, and some parts of India. Up to now, the lotus fibre is still gathered manually and this process takes at least two months to collect thread enough for making a scarf. As a result, the products made by lotus silk are usually expensive. Besides, the quality of fibre in lotus stalk will decreases after 24 hours of cutting down and is easily broken, thus, lotus fibre spinning process needs implementing quickly. To promote the development of traditional products made by lotus silk and enhance effectiveness of the lotus fibre spinning process, this paper introduced the first design of lotus fibre spinning machine which solves all shortcomings of manually spinning process.

Keywords—machine, spinning, lotus fibre, design, silk


Cite: Van-Tinh Nguyen, Ngoc-Kien Nguyen, and Ngoc-Tam Bui, "Fabrication of Lotus Fibre Spinning Machine," International Journal of Engineering and Technology vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 16-19, 2024.

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