Banana plant trunk veneer
Material Name: Green Blade®
Material Description: New exotic veneer made from banana plant trunks
Field of Use: Interior design, product design, automotive interiors.
Composition: Banana plant trunks
Innovation: Because it is a giant grass and not a tree, there is less deforestation. Banana plants are rapidly renewable, and they grow to full size every 9 months. No water or glue is used in the manufacturing of Green Blade.
Form: Sheets and panels.
Colour: Aruba, Bahamas, Havana, St.Barth.
Solubile in Water: Insoluble
Impact Resistance: Delicate
Shape Memory: No
Manufacturing Process: After bearing fruit, the banana plant naturally dies, for a new plant to grow from the bulb. Hence Fibandco give a second life to a by-product of banana farming. Once the plant has given its fruit, the banana trunks are hand harvested and bought from the banana farmers to make Green Blade®.
Material Size: Sheets of 1250 mm x 2500 mm.
Sustainability: No water is used in the manufacturing of Green Blade®, and the Fibandco factory produces the energy it uses thorough solar photovoltaic panels
Applications: Walls, ceilings, furniture, lamps…