Our superior qualityBrown Coir Fiber finds wide application for filling mattresses and upholstery,for manufacturing of needle felt pads used in innerspring mattresses, and indrainage filters with perforated pipes. These are obtained from fully ripe browncoconut husks by wet or dry milling. The whole process for obtaining the fiberinvolves soaking brown coconut husks in fresh water and then combing on a pairof rotating spiked drums. After removing dirt and other rubbish from the coirit is dried and packed into bales.Coir fibres are found between the hard,internal shell and the outer coat of a coconut. The individual fibre cells arenarrow and hollow, with thick walls made of cellulose. They are pale whenimmature, but later become hardened and yellowed as a layer of lignin isdeposited on their walls. Each cell is about 1 mm (0.04 in) long and 10 to 20 µm (0.0004 to 0.0008 in) in diameter. Fibres are typically 10to 30 centimetres (4 to 12 in) long.The two varieties of coir are brown andwhite.