Coco peat and Coco fiber, are products from coconut fiber which consist of several types, namely coco peat and coco fiber. Coco fiber can be processed into rope and door mats, while coco peat is a plant medium such as fertilizer. Coconut trees are usually only used for leaves, tree trunks, and coconut fruit, while coconut fiber or coir fiber is still considered waste.
Coco peat is powder from ground coconut fiber. Coco peat is useful for use as a hydroponic planting medium. The benefits of coco peat are that it can absorb water and retain water longer and has several chemical elements that are beneficial for plants and soil.
Meanwhile, coco fiber is the fiber found in processed coconut fiber. This fiber is the result of processing coconut shells to produce coco fiber which has many benefits.
For this reason, coco fiber has very high nutritional and mineral content which can accelerate plant growth, and is used as household equipment because of its biological and long-lasting properties. Therefore, coconut fiber can be processed into ropes and mats.
Benefits of Coco Fiber
- contains many minerals which are very good for growth.
- It has a lighter texture and does not make the planting medium hard.
- Has good air absorption capacity and can store air reserves for plants.
- It’s easier to water plants, without having to worry about the planting medium splashing into the surrounding area.
- Free of bacteria and fungi, and not mossy.
- Safer, environmentally friendly, and minimal pollution.
- Able to absorb liquids, oil, and animal waste.
- Can be used as a source of fertilizer and planting medium.
- Good substrate for plants.
Benefits of Coco Peat
- The texture is similar to soil and can be used as a planting medium.
- The advantage of coco peat is that it can absorb and bind more water.
- Environmentally friendly because it comes from organic materials.
- More pest resistant.
- It is easier for beginners to grow plants.
Examples of products from Coco Fiber
1. Coco Fiber Bed
Mattresses with coco fiber are a combination of coco fiber and latex rubber to create high-quality products, because this mattress no longer uses springs, this coco fiber and rubber mattress is naturally flexible and soft, waterproof, easy to clean and dries quickly to ensure the health of babies and children -child.
2. Coco Fiber Mattress
This Coco fiber mattress is very suitable as a mattress. It is very good to use this mattress product, it is very flexible but not easily stiff and hard.
3. Coco Fiber Car Seat
The world’s major automotive industries, such as Mercedes Benz, Volkswagen Porsche, and Opel in Europe, use additional coco fiber material to fill car seats. Coco fiber is currently also being made for airplane seats. The reason why coco fiber is used to fill car seats and airplane seats is that coco fiber has very good flexibility, is long-lasting, and has a very low level of pollution (biodegradability).
4. Coco Fiber for Car Ceilings and Interiors
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